Once the pandemic hit, the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Court ADR Committee became an essential meeting place for many of us that oversee and engage with court-annexed dispute resolution programs. We were able to connect with one another during our sudden transition to remote services, and to share various resources regarding video conferencing platforms, and other pressing issues. Since those early days of the pandemic, our Committee has come together to develop a model evaluation to assess remote mediation services and to develop a set of standards and best practices for remote mediation training.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Ten Ways to Increase Diversity and Inclusion in Court-Annexed ADR
Court Annexed ADR Programs are an integral part of the pipeline for aspiring mediators. Court-annexed ADR programs offer panel members training opportunities, experience, exposure to potential clients, and other means of professional development. Many of the most well-regarded private mediators got their start in court-annexed dispute resolution programs.