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.
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Michigan's Revised Uniform Arbitration Act-What You Need to Know
Demonstrating Cost-Effective & Efficient Resolution of Conflicts
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.
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