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ADR Quarterly

ADR & the Business Courts—What Litigators & Neutrals Must Know About ADR Practices in Michigan's New Business Courts

    Originally presented as a webinar on April 17, 2014

Summary of the Early ADR Summit

    Originally presented on September 4, 2013

    The Summit was convened by the SCAO Office of Dispute Resolution to assess strategies for promoting earlier resolution of disputes in litigation. Attendees included judges, representatives of seven State Bar of Michigan sections, litigators, in-house counsel, mediators, and others.

    View the Summary PDF

Michigan's Revised Uniform Arbitration Act-What You Need to Know

ADR Compendium

    Demonstrating Cost-Effective & Efficient Resolution of Conflicts
    May 2011

    The Alternative Dispute Resolution Section set out to demonstrate through studies and reporting agencies what it already knew; that ADR processes, such as mediation, facilitation, arbitration, and consensus building, along with the other processes discussed in Part I of the Compendium, indeed prevent and resolve conflicts and disputes in a cost-effective and efficient manner. These ADR processes can be adapted to the challenges facing private and public sectors, particularly as they operate in this strained economy.

    View the Compendium PDF



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