Alyson Carrel

Alyson Carrel

Clinical Associate Professor and Assistant Director, Center on Negotiation and Mediation @ Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

Alyson is a tech curious legal educator and mediator with over 20 years of experience in a variety of contexts, including courts, non-profits, and law schools. She is currently on the faculty at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, teaching through the nationally-ranked Center on Negotiation and Mediation, and was the law school's first appointed Assistant Dean of Law & Technology. She is currently exploring issues related to the use of technology in dispute resolution, social justice critiques to confidential dispute resolution processes, and the Delta Model, a new client-driven lawyering model for the 21st century that recognizes the importance of technology fluency and emotional intelligence in the delivery of legal services.

Expertise: Dispute Resolution

Location: Chicago, IL

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The Delta Model: A Framework for Reimagining the Legal Profession Pipeline

Delta Model is an agile competency model for the 21st-century legal professional that reflects and visualizes a more holistic set of knowledge and skills. To be sure, this model and set of knowledge and skills won’t address decades, if not centuries, of flaws overnight.