Alternative Dispute Resolution Section

November 18, 2015
End-of-Year CLE: Mediating with Pro Se Parties

The ADR Section will host "Considerations When Mediating with Pro Se Parties" on Thursday, December 3 from noon to 1 p.m.

November 9, 2015
It's Not What You Say, but How You Say It

Need to convince the mediator, arbitrator, jury or your client? Smooth talkers might not be the most successful. Check out this post for more.

October 19, 2015
Can the Court Award Fees, Should the Court Award Fees and How Much Fees Should the Court Award?

Check out this post by Richard A. Mann to learn about the statutes under which a court can award attorneys' fees, rulings that help determine if they should, and a calculator to figure out how much should be awarded.

October 8, 2015
Employment Case Negotiation Considerations

This post has several helpful resources to consider when negotiating an employment case.

September 24, 2015
Pre-Suit Mediation Can Make a Difference for Clients

Pre-suit mediation is a solution that many legal professionals overlook when it comes to their clients’ cases, which is one of the reasons the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section chose to do a CLE on the topic. Read more here.

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The purpose of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) section is to promote the use of alternative methods of dispute resolution such as mediation, arbitration, early neutral evaluation, mini-trials, summary jury trials and private judging. While recognizing the importance of trials, the section works to further educate both the bar and the public about alternative dispute resolution.
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A Message from the Section Chair

Christine Douglas

“Welcome to the online home of the Indianapolis Bar Association's Alternative Dispute Resolution section. As the 2015 chair of the section, I encourage you to get involved with the section, whether that means attending our educational programming, networking with colleagues at a social event, volunteering for service on the section's executive committee or participating in the ADR section's pro bono activities.”

Christine Douglas - 2015 ADR Section Chair - Harden Jackson LLC