|(1) procedures for resolution of a civil dispute|
|(2) between parties who seek a resolution|
|(3) with the involvement of a fair third party,|
|(4) without using litigation|
After graduating from the Department of Law in the Chuo University Faculty of Law in 1975, Shinichiro Toyama became a Specially Appointed Professor in the Chuo Law School in 2004. He has served as Professor in the Chuo Law School since 2014.
He is a member of the Advisory Board in the Chuo Graduate School of Strategic Management.
His major public positions include a member of a special committee of the Dispute Reconciliation Committee for Nuclear Damage Compensation of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology; a member of a special committee of the Dispute Reconciliation Committee of Construction Work of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism; a dispute resolution member in the Dispute Reconciliation Committee for Housing of the Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association; a member of the Civil Conciliation Commissioners of the Supreme Court of Japan; a member of the Civil Rehabilitation Committee and the Individual Rehabilitation Committee of the Tokyo District Court; a director of the Japan Center for Settlement of Traffic Accident Disputes; (former) an assistant director of the Nichibenren Traffic Accident Consultation Center; a medical ADR arbitrator for the Tokyo San Bengoshikai and more.
His main publications and articles include Antitrust Law Useful for Daily Living, The World of Traffic Accident Civil Liability: Theory and Practice, Resolution of Individual Labor Disputes, Child Welfare and Joint Custody, JA Compliance: Creating a System for Preventing Misconduct, Construction Process Theory of the Model for a Compliance System Aimed at Increasing Corporate Value (Introduction) and more.