Vice President Selene Mize
Selene Mize is Vice President of the Brown Mosten ICCC. Mize has been involved since 2001, when she hosted the international competition in Dunedin, New Zealand. She has served as the ICCC National Representative for New Zealand for more than twenty years and been on the international executive for more than a decade. She has coached four teams to victory at the ICCC and was an assistant coach for two other winning teams. Selene has provided Master Classes on client consultation in Puerto Rico, the Netherlands, Russia and Saudi Arabia, and assisted with adding new countries to the ICCC.
Selene has a BSc with a double major in psychology and communication studies from Northwestern University and a JD from Stanford Law School. After clerking for the Second Circuit US Court of Appeals and then working as a media law litigator in New York City, she moved to New Zealand and entered academia. She teaches Legal Ethics, Negotiation, Mediation and Civil Liberties at the University of Otago. She has trained judges in dealing with self-represented litigants through the auspices of the Institute for Judicial Studies, and trained mediators for the Lands and Titles Court in Samoa. She mediates pro bono for Dunedin Community Mediation.