Joseph C. Alfe earned his law degree from the University of Illinois - Chicago (formerly known as the John Marshall Law School) and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Dispute Resolution from the #1 ranked Straus Institute at the Pepperdine Caruso School of Law, Malibu, California. Formerly a real estate finance executive, Joseph spent nearly 20 years negotiating complex deals, advocating for consumers by taking on negotiations with large lenders, and resolving corporate disputes.
Joseph currently heads dispute resolution for one of the nation’s largest universities, Texas A&M, with an enrollment of over 76,000 under their Title IX and Civil Rights office, and resolves complex cases by facilitating creative and equitable solutions. Joseph works under the Title IX Coordinator in the Civil Rights and Equity Investigations Office. This position mediates and facilitates a remarkably wide range of disputes and calls for creative, out of the box thinking. Part of Joseph's work is assisting industry professional associations in developing an Informal Resolution curriculum under the Title IX Final Rule to educate schools on how to implement the Informal Resolution process into their Title IX program, as well as assisting administrators and practitioners to design and implement alternative dispute resolution pathways for their institution.
Joseph also provides mediation and conflict coaching for organizational, faculty, and administrator/executive conflict. He is active in developing and implementing university policy, compliance, educational initiatives, and training curriculum in the dispute resolution and Title IX space for the TAMU System of 11 campuses.
Joseph is an adjunct professor of law teaching dispute resolution and negotiation for the Kline School of Law at Duquesne University, Pittsburg, PA, as well as the Texas A&M Law School in Ft. Worth, TX.
*Not a member of any state Bar. Does not dispense legal advice.
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