March 7, 2014
March Court ADR Connection - This month's Court ADR Connection is packed with news from across the country. Don't miss out on the latest developments impacting court ADR -- take ten minutes out of your busy schedule and read it today!
March 3, 2014
RSI Blog Post on Communication - In her recent blog post, RSI Executive Director Susan Yates demonstrates a simple communication breakdown to highlight the importance of good communication, particularly in the mediation context. Read her post today for a quick reminder about the importance of effective conversation.
February 4, 2014
Don't Miss Early Bird Registration for the ABA Dispute Resolution Section Conference - Don't miss this wonderful ADR conference! This year's conference takes place April 2-5 in Miami, and the deadline for the ABA's early bird registration is February 14. As usual, RSI will be presenting at the Court ADR Symposium and in the main conference. See our blog post for more details.
February 3, 2014
February Court ADR Connection - Remain current on ADR developments by reading this month's Court ADR Connection, which features exciting RSI updates, a new research study on what process litigants prefer, and news from the Cook County Domestic Relations Mediation Program.
January 10, 2014
RSI Seeking Summer Intern - RSI is seeking an intern for the summer of 2014. The ADR Resource Center Intern will gather information on court ADR programs throughout the country, distill them into abstracts, and create new resources for our online resource center. See our Careers page on our organizational site for more information.
January 9, 2014
New York County Proposes Mandatory Mediation Pilot Program - In New York, the Office of Court Administration seeks comments on a proposed mandatory mediation pilot program. The program would apply to "every fifth newly assigned case" in the Commercial Division of New York County. Comments are welcome until February 11, 2014.
January 8, 2014
Ohio Supreme Court Creating ADR Program for Public Officials - The Ohio Supreme Court's Dispute Resolution Section is surveying statewide government officials in order to create a new dispute resolution program. The program will offer a formal process to mediate disputes between public officials. The Ohio Supreme Court assumed these duties in 2011, after the Commission on Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management was abolished by the general assembly.