Alternative Dispute Resolution Section

April 22, 2015
Spring Mediation Day: Volunteers Needed

The ADR Section Spring Mediation Day will be on Friday, May 22, at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP. Ten domestic mediator volunteers are needed. See this post for more information.

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

Check out this post for the latest section updates and upcoming events straight from section chair Christine Douglas of Harden Jackson LLC.

March 30, 2015
Clients Confused About Mediation? This Video Can Help

The Indiana Supreme Court developed a short video to help explain mediation and how it works in family law cases. Check out this post for more information.

February 25, 2015
First Impressions Matter in Mediation

First impressions matter when it comes to mediating or negotiating. Check out this post for advice on how to make your first impression a positive one!

February 11, 2015
What's Better in the Long Run: Emotional or Neutral Speech?

Although emotionally charged speech may be an instant attention getter, apparently the use of neutral speech is more memorable. Check out this post for more on the topic and why it matters in mediation.

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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