2020 D'Alemberte Raven Award
The D’Alemberte-Raven Award is the highest individual honor given by the ABA Section of Dispute
Resolution. The award recognizes outstanding service in the field of dispute resolution. The Award is
named for Robert D. Raven and Talbot D’Alemberte, both of whom were ABA Presidents and Dispute
Resolution Chairs who shared a commitment to fostering the American Bar Association’s leadership in dispute resolution.
The 2020 D’Alemberte-Raven award will be presented to Homer La Rue, to recognize his decades of
outstanding service in dispute resolution. Professor La Rue is honored for his ongoing commitment to
diversity in the field of dispute resolution, his contributions to the study and teaching of dispute
resolution, excellence as a practioner of mediation and arbitration, and his leadership in many dispute resolution organizations, including the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution.
Professor La Rue will be recognized at the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Awards breakfast on Friday, April 24th, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana during the Dispute Resolution Section Spring Conference.