Joanna Mucha is a Doctor Habilit. and a Full Professor at the Civil Proceedings Department of the Law Faculty and Administration of the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznań and a head of Postgraduate Study in Restructuring and Bankruptcy Law at AMU. Prof. Mucha serves as a head of Mediation Support Center at the Faculty of Law and Administration of AMU and she manages the research project “Implementation of the principle of the best interests of the child in mediation in matters relating to the exercise of parental responsibility and contacts” (2020-2021). She also coordinates an international research project on the position of mediators on the inclusion of children in mediation in Polish, Ukrainian and Lithuanian perspective (in progress) and participate as a contractor in a research project “Implementation of the rules of civil procedure in the light of the current changes in the Code of Civil Procedure” (2021-2022). Prof. Mucha is an author of publications in are of civil procedure and ADR.