Today, the vast majority of legal disputes are resolved outside the courtroom through dispute resolution. Expert negotiation, mediation and arbitration skills are absolutely vital to the practice of law in the 21st century. Dispute resolution is a part of every area of practice, from family law to business and criminal law. Indeed, even trial lawyers must be familiar with dispute resolution processes given that the overwhelming majority – over 96% in Texas -- of both civil cases and criminal cases don’t go to jury trial and are resolved through dispute resolution procedures. Texas A&M School of Law's nationally ranked AGGIE争议解决方案, #1 in Texas, offers a strong, practical foundation to build these critical skills.
无论实践领域如何，律师都参与了谈判，调解和仲裁的争议解决程序。 交易律师 谈判合同 - 和工艺定制争议解决条款。律师参与立法或法规不可避免地与利益攸关方进行谈判，并在执法行动中使用谈判，调解和仲裁。 诉讼剂，民间和刑事，代表客户不断洽谈。民事诉讼程序还代表了调解课程的客户（有时是法庭订购，其他时代自愿和私人）和仲裁程序。律师甚至在设计新的争议解决系统时帮助他们的客户。
Texas A&M Law prepares its students for dispute resolution practice with a broad curriculum of courses designed to develop skills and knowledge regarding the relevant law and ethics of negotiation, mediation, arbitration and other dispute resolution processes. Every Texas A&M law student participates in a hands-on, required 1L 争端解决方案 Survey course held during the Winter semester. Students may also dive much deeper by taking advantage of dispute resolution-related symposia and other events, earning a 争议解决浓度，参加争议解决的争议 全球外地课程，或服务于 ADR比赛团队。最后，学生们参加了 Texas A&M Law’s clinics 可以代表谈判和调解中的现实生活客户。
Texas A&M offers all of these opportunities due to the breadth, depth and activities of its 争端解决方案 Program faculty team. Their expertise reflects the integration of dispute resolution into many different practice areas.
In addition, many other members of Texas A&M’s faculty touch upon dispute resolution topics in their scholarship and courses.