Julie Renee Linkins
Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Resources Director, Maryland Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., American University; M.A., George Mason; M.S., Virginia Tech; J.D., Georgetown
Professor Linkins is the Assistant State Court Administrator for Education in the Maryland Judiciary's Administrative Office of the Courts. She leads three departments primarily responsible...Continue Reading
Professor Linkins is the Assistant State Court Administrator for Education in the Maryland Judiciary's Administrative Office of the Courts. She leads three departments primarily responsible for providing continuing education, professional development, and technical training for judges and court staff. Prior to taking this position, she was the Court Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Resources Director for the Maryland Judiciary's Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office (MACRO). At MACRO, she assisted courts throughout the state in establishing, evaluating, expanding, and improving the quality and operations of mediation and other dispute resolution programs. She is a member of the District Court of Maryland's Day-of-Trial Mediation panel, and she regularly conducts training for court employees as well as ADR practitioners and program managers at the state and national levels. Prior to joining the Maryland judiciary, Professor Linkins served as an instructor at the FBI Academy where she held a concurrent appointment as an adjunct faculty member for the University of Virginia. She taught written, spoken, and interpersonal communication courses for law enforcement executives from around the world. Professor Linkins continues her work with the law enforcement community through consulting and training on officer wellness and communication-related topics.