GARVEY- John Burwell Garvey

Professor of Law & Director Daniel Webster Scholar Honors Program

A.B. Harvard College, cum laude

J.D. Suffolk University Law School, cum laude


Updated: December 24, 2014



  • Superior Court Rule 170 Turns 25: A Brief Reflection on the Origins of Court Mandated ADR in New Hampshire, Trial Bar News  (forthcoming)
  • Making Law Students Client-Ready: A New Model in Legal Education, 1 Duke F. L. & Soc. Change 101 (2009) (with Anna F. Zinkin)


  • Alternative Dispute Resolution: Negotiation, Mediation, Collaborative Law and Arbitration (2012) (with Charles B. Craver)

Book Chapters

  • We Must Make Law Students Client-Ready in The Calling of Law (Ashgate Publishing 2014)(with Anne F. Zinken)
  • "You are Here": Learning Law, Practice and Professionalism in the Academy, in The Arts and the Legal Academy: Beyond Text in Legal Education (Ashgate Publishing 2012)
  • Selected Evidentiary Issues in Divorce Trials, in A Practical Guide to Divorce in New Hampshire (Mass. Continuing Legal Education 2009)



  • Mediator is an Action Noun and Daniel Webster Scholar Program, History and Overview (Northern Kentucky University, Chase School of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky, Sept. 2008)
  • Legal Education at the Crossroads: Ideas to Implementation (University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, Sept. 2008)
  • Winning Your First Civil Jury Trial (NBI CLE, Concord, New Hampshire, Sept. 2008)
  • Carnegie Workshop on Student Assessment (New York University, New York, New York, June 2008)
  • The Mediator's Perspective on Properly Preparing, Timing, and Presenting Your Case (NHAJ CLE, Manchester, New Hampshire, May 2008)
  • Making Law Students Client-Ready: A New Model in Legal Education (Future of Legal Education Conference, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, February 2008)

Other Publications

  • New Hampshire's Performance-Based Variant of the Bar Examination: The Daniel Webster Scholar Honors Program Moves Beyond the Pilot Phase, 79 The B. Examiner 13 (2010)
  • "Trial" is Defined as "A Failure to Settle", the Mediator's Perspective, 31 N.H.Trial B. News (Winter 2009)
  • Mediator is an Action Noun, N.H.B.J., Summer 2005, at 7.