Category Archives: Alternative Dispute Resolution

Anatomy of a Lawsuit – Trying to Settle

Alternative Dispute Resolution offers a number of different methods of settling a case including informal settlement conferences, mediation, and binding or non-binding arbitration.

Arbitration – One Form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) (Video included)

​In an earlier article we discussed the most common form of alternative dispute resolution, more commonly referred to as ADR, mediation. In this post we are going to discuss arbitration, which is much more complicated and much less common. All

Mediation – One Form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) (Video included)

It is not uncommon for judges to order all parties to mediation in a lawsuit even when no one has requested mediation and the parties agree it is unlikely to resolve the case. This is known as "court ordered mediation".