Conflict Resolution Jobs – ADR Career Path

Conflict resolution jobs

Because conflict is a part of daily life, many people are starting to see the value in creating conflict resolution jobs to resolve the conflict that arises within the workplace and other situations.  The prevalence of alternative dispute resolution and other forms of conflict resolution has also encouraged the creation of conflict resolution degrees and …

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What is a Conciliation Hearing?

conciliation hearing

A conciliation hearing is typically a hearing that happens in a court called Conciliation Court.  Many states have a court that they send claims under a certain value to that removes much of the procedure and time that a regular court proceeding requires to resolve smaller disputes more productively.  In some places, this is called …

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Environmental Litigation: Natural Resources Laws

In this article, we discuss the importance of environmental litigation and its effect on society. It was the spring of 1971. Then in second grade, this author saw a short film in school about air and water pollution.  Horrified at what seemed to be our inescapable doom, I typed my first letter. In three or …

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ADR Resources

The ABCs of ADR The most comprehensive glossary of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) terminology online. If we missed any terms, please let us know. ADR Help We’re ADR matchmakers… and have a knack for pairing up parties in conflict with qualified mediators and/or arbitrators. Get expert help today! ADR Blog As a trusted source of …

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Early Neutral Evaluation: Encouraging Settlement and Understanding

Early Neutral Evaluation

Occasionally, a court will recommend an early neutral evaluation shortly after a case has been filed.  Courts will usually recommend this when they believe an evaluation may help the parties accurately see their positions compared to the other party’s and potentially think about a settlement.   Sometimes, a court will recommend the case to early …

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California Arbitration Act – Importance of Arbitration

California Arbitration Act

Any arbitration that takes place in California must comply with the California Arbitration Act. The California Arbitration Act is a piece of legislation that regulates private arbitration in the state of California. This law is intended to create and streamline the process of arbitration in the state. Certain provisions of the law have caused controversy, …

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Components of Peace Agreements

Components of Peace Agreements

Most peace agreements address three main concerns: procedure, substance and organization. Procedural components set out the processes that establish and maintain peace. They delineate the HOW of a peace process by establishing the processes and measures that help build the peace. 

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