Colin Rule


Colin Rule is Co-Founder and COO of, an ODR provider based in Silicon Valley.  From 2003 to 2011 he was Director of Online Dispute Resolution for eBay and PayPal. He has worked in the dispute resolution field for more than a decade as a mediator, trainer, and consultant. He is currently Co-Chair of the Advisory Board of the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution at UMass-Amherst and a Non-Resident Fellow at the Gould Center for Conflict Resolution at Stanford Law School.

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M.P.P., Harvard University

Graduate Certificate in Dispute Resolution, University Massachusetts-Boston

B.A., Haverford College


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Currently Teaching

Online Dispute Resolution: The State of the Art Summer 2018