Alternative Dispute Resolution Section

August 11, 2015
Similar Speech Patterns Promote Positive Communication

Mirroring someone's speech patterns is a helpful tool for connecting while mediating. Check out this post to find out why.

August 5, 2015
Settling in Mediation: Simply a Matter of Numbers?

When it comes to settling in mediation, a rounded offer may be more likely to be accepted. Click here to find out why.

July 13, 2015
Message from the Chair: The Latest Section Updates

Check out this post for the latest ADR Section updates straight from section chair Christine Douglas of Harden Jackson LLC.

June 29, 2015
Meet the Mediator: Elodie Meuser

Check out this post to learn more about Elodie Meuser of The Mediation Option.

June 16, 2015
Planning is Important for Early Dispute Resolution

When is mediation too early? Should mediation be attempted prior to the completion of discovery? What are the benefits of early dispute resolution? Read more about these questions - and their potential answers - in this post.

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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