Alternative Dispute Resolution Section

July 23, 2014
Volunteers Needed for Mediation Day 2014

Registered domestic mediators are needed to volunteer for our fifth annual Mediation Day on September 26.

July 14, 2014
Couples Counseling for Ex-Spouses is a Valuable Option

When couples repeatedly come back for mediation, there may be a bigger issue than the conflict itself.

July 8, 2014
What To Do When There's a Wait

During mediation, there can be loads of downtime between you and your client. Here's how to make the most of the wait time.

June 17, 2014
Actions May Speak Louder than Words...But in Mediation, They're Just as Confidential

Whether a party said it, did it or just thought it at mediation, it's not coming into evidence. See this April 2014 appellate case addressing whether a party's actions at mediation were then admissible at trial.

June 10, 2014
Domestic Mediation Cross-Over Training Available

Indiana's only domestic mediation cross-over training will be held on August 6-8, 2014 at the Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

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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