Dr. Aura Esther Vilalta is senior lecturer at Faculty of Law, Open University of Catalonia (UOC), associate lecturer at Ramon Llull University (ESADE) and researcher at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3). Esther teaches civil Law, private international and comparative Law, and ADR/ODR at the Master of Information Society. Esther is a member of the the Barcelona Bar Association (Spain) and fellow at the Association for Conflict Resolution (USA). Esther is also a member of the research group of White Book on Mediation in Catalonia (Department of Justice, Government of Catalonia). Her research is focused currently on information and communication technology and Law, consumer’s protection and ODRs, and relational justice.