University of Denver

Civil Justice at a Crossroads

Keynote Address
Founding Executive Director

Four years ago, concerns about skyrocketing costs, unprofessional gamesmanship, and long delays in civil litigation were the stuff of grousing and shoulder shrugs. We all had a level of fatalism or cynicism about our inability to change any of those factors.

Now, that is not true.

There is a window of opportunity that has opened—a convergence of various forces resulting in a willingness of decision-makers to consider change.