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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Associations and Organizations

American Arbitration Association

The American Arbitration Association (AAA) provides arbitration services in five disciplines: Commercial, Construction, International, Labor/Employment/Elections, and State Insurance ADR disciplines.  Helpful information on this website includes: updates to the AAA rules, news highlights, case filing information and forms, and educational information.

American Bar Association - Dispute Resolution Section

The American Bar Association (ABA) Dispute Resolution Section has nearly 19,000 members, making it the largest association of dispute resolution professionals.  This section offers training programs, resources and publications, professional networking, legal news, and conferences.

Association for Conflict Resolution

The Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR), the nation's largest professional organization of mediators, arbitrators, and educators, is a professional organization enhancing the practice and understanding of conflict resolution.  Their primary activities include: conferences, professional interest sections, regional chapters, and committees and initiatives.  Their website provides alternative dispute resolution news, conference information, a career center, and educational information for sale.

Association for International Arbitration

The Association for International Arbitration (AIA) provides information, training and educational activities to expand the promotion of arbitration and ADR globally by means of securing partnerships with various organizations and parties to get involved in the life of the association.  It is not an arbitration institute and does not appoint arbitrators.

CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution

CPR is the only independent non-profit organization whose mission is to help global business and their lawyers resolve complex commercial disputes more cost effectively and efficiently.

International Chamber of Commerce Commission on Arbitration

The Commission drafts and revises the various ICC rules for dispute resolution, including the ICC Rules of Arbitration, the ICC ADR Rules, the ICC Dispute Board Rules, and the ICC Rules for Expertise. It also produces reports and guidelines on legal, procedural and practical aspects of dispute resolution. In its research capacity, it proposes new policies in the interest of efficient and cost-effective dispute resolution and provides useful tools for the conduct of dispute resolution. The Commission on Arbitration's products are published regularly both in electronic format, in the ICC Bulletin, or in separate booklets.

State Bar of Georgia - Dispute Resolution Section

The State Bar of Georgia Dispute Resolution Section promotes and facilitates negotiation, mediation, arbitration and methods other than traditional litigation for the resolution of legal disputes. The Section also plans and sponsors continuing education seminars and through this webpage and its newsletter publishes other information of interest to ADR practitioners and consumers.

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