May 31, 2018

About Us

About Us

The ABA Fund for Justice and Education is 501(c)(3) charitable fund that support the public service and educational programs of the American Bar Association.

The Section of Dispute Resolution, established in 1993, has over 11,000 members. The Section is a global leader in dispute resolution. We advance and promote fair, prompt, and cost effective dispute resolution. We convene, facilitate, and support innovative research, education, debate, and collaboration on dispute resolution policy and practices. The Section holds numerous in-person educational programs throughout the year, including a spring conference, the Arbitration Institute, and the Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Institute. The Section also convenes teleconferences and webinars on topics of interest to members.

Members of the Section can join more than 20 subject-area committees, including Arbitration, Mediation, International, Practice Development, and Ethics. The Section publishes a quarterly magazine, Dispute Resolution Magazine, and a monthly e-newsletter, Just Resolution E-News. In addition, the Section publishes numerous books. Recent titles include The Choreography of Resolution and Sharing A Mediator's Powers: Effective Advocacy in Settlement.

Section Staff

Linda Warren Seely
(202) 662-1685

Associate Director
Gina Viola Brown
(202) 212-9314

Marketing and Membership Specialist
Brandon Moore-Rhodes
(202) 662-1688

Program Specialist
Melissa Buckley
(202) 442-3444

Program Associate
Ashley Jackson
(202) 662-1665

Committee Specialist
Zeina Hamade

The American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution 
1050 Connecticut, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202) 662-1680
Fax: (202) 662-1683    
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