Prof. Dr. Roland Fritz

Lawyer, Mediator

Former President of the Administrative Court in Frankfurt (ret.)
mediation in the public sector, business mediation, mediation in matters of family and inheritance law, mediator of participation procedures

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Prof. Dr. Roland Fritz
Prof. Dr. Roland Fritz

Roland Fritz has a long and successful career as a jurist. He acted as a judge, then worked for a couple of years at the Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe and became president of the Administrative Court in Giessen. In 2002 he also became honorary professor at the Justus-Liebig-University in Giessen. In 2013 he was admitted to the German Bar to practice as a lawyer.

Training and experience

born in 1947 in Offenbach
activity as mediator (focus: mediation in the public sector, business mediation, mediation in matters of family and inheritance law)
trainer and instructor in the field of mediation for judges, lawyers and students
short-term expert for international legal projects and mediation, inter alia, in China and Vietnam
honorary professor at Justus-Liebig-University in Giessen (federal state of Hesse)
legal mediator within the administrative jurisdiction of the state of Hesse (2006 bis 2013)
president of the administrative court Frankfurt/Main (until January 2013)
graduate of the master’s course in mediation at Europe University Viadrina in Frankfurt/Oder
president of the Administrative Court Giessen (from 2002 until 2008)
research associate at the Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe (1982 until 1986)
law studies at Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-University in Frankfurt on the Main

Memberships

GEMME – Groupement Européen des Magistrats pour la Médiation
LOEWE – focus: conflict resolution both in court and out of court, panel of experts
FSG – Fortbildungs- und Service GmbH( Ltd. company of further education and service) of the bar of the State of Hesse, advisory council

Publications

author and (co-) editor of standard works and publications regarding constitutional and administrative law

author and (co-) editor of standard works and publications regarding consensual conflict resolution, including

Fritz / Pielsticker, Kommentar zum Mediationsgesetz, 2013
Fritz / Fritz, Wirtschaftsmediation, 2013
Fritz, Das enge Korsett des Mediationsgesetzes, Die Wirtschaftsmediation, 2013 (Heft 1)
Fritz / Krabbe, Plädoyer für Qualität und Nachhaltigkeit der Güterichterausbildung, NVwZ 2013, 29
Fritz, Güterichter und was nun? Hess. JMBl. 2012, 425
Fritz / Krabbe, Neue Entwicklungen in der anwaltlichen Mediationspraxis, NJW 2011, 3204
Fritz / Krabbe, Gerichtsinterne Mediation – der Faktor Zeit, NVwZ 2011, 396
Fritz / Karber / Lambeck, Mediation statt Verwaltungsprozess, 2004