ADR refers to any means of settling a dispute outside of a courtroom. ADR can involve arbitration, mediation, or other forms of conflict resolution– and it can be voluntary or compulsory. Most ADR practitioners have significant prior litigation experience or expertise in a particular field of law.

WEB RESOURCES

Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, Inc. (JAMS)
American Bar Association, Section of Dispute Resolution

REPRESENTATIVE EMPLOYERS

American Arbitration Association
Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Division (District of Columbia Courts)

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

List of Opportunities to Gain Experience in ADR