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Section of Dispute Resolution

The Section of Dispute Resolution provides members with accessible, relevant and cutting-edge information, practice tips, and skill-building opportunities. We are a vibrant forum for networking, professional development, and research that bridges together unique and diverse perspectives. 

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2024 Practice Development Institute

This transformative practice development event is designed to empower dispute resolution professionals at all stages of their careers. You will learn in-demand and practical tools, strategies, and insights from seasoned experts and top practitioners to navigate challenges, capitalize on opportunities, and ultimately thrive in the dispute resolution field.

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About the Section

Established in 1993, the Section of Dispute Resolution is a global thought leader in the dispute resolution field. We advance and promote fair, prompt, and cost-effective dispute resolution, we facilitate and support innovative research and collaboration on policy and practices, and we unite everyone in the field to network and grow their skillset.

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Peacemaker Legal


Peacemaker offers powerful yet simple software to optimize any in-person, online, or hybrid mediation – including those on Zoom and Teams. Run sessions from a cell phone, tablet, or laptop. Learn more and start your free trial.

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Jus Mundi

Jus Mundi

The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution is proud to collaborate with Jus Mundi to collect non-confidential commercial arbitration materials and landmark arbitration-related judicial decisions from the US and beyond to make them easily accessible to the global arbitration community.

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