Alternative Dispute Resolution Section

October 21, 2014
Negotiation Tips from a Sitcom

Check out this post for a humorous take on a few basic negotiation tips, courtesy of the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory.

October 14, 2014
Thanks to Mediation Day Volunteers for Makng it a Success

The 5th Annual Mediation Day was a success due to the talented volunteers who participated. In this post, the event coordinator thanks those who played a huge part in settling the majority of cases on Sep. 26.

October 8, 2014
ADR Section Hosts Successful Annual Mediation Day

On Friday, Sept. 26, the ADR Section hosted its annual Mediation Day at Barnes & Thornburg LLP. Check out this post for the inside scoop on the section's successful day.

October 7, 2014
Lies or Misperceptions: How Mediators Deal with Clients' Differences

When mediation clients disagree on what's fact and what's fiction, what is the mediator's move? Check out this article from The Indiana Lawyer to read what several IndyBar members have to say on the topic.

September 25, 2014
'Tis the Season for a Social: The ADR Fall Social is Soon!

Join the ADR Section on Oct. 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. for the fall social. Attendees will have the chance to participate in a wine tasting and more!

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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

Phyllis Armstrong

“Welcome to the online home of the Indianapolis Bar Association's Alternative Dispute Resolution section. As the 2014 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.”

Phyllis Armstrong - 2014 ADR Section Chair - The Mediation Group