ACDR News and Highlights

Since 1994, we have been the state office of dispute resolution for Alabama. At the Center, we work with the courts, the Alabama State Bar, state agencies, schools, community mediation initiatives, and businesses to promote early and peaceful resolution of disputes. The Center serves as the administrative arm of the Alabama Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution.

Upcoming Webinar

A Comprehensive Training on Conducting Virtual Mediations

Susan GuthrieJoin Susan Guthrie at a webinar on June 26, 2020
from Noon to 2:30pm

FREE Webinar - June 26, 2020, Noon to 2:30 pm

This FREE webinar is available to registered Neutrals (Mediators, Arbitrators and Private Judges) with the Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution. This program has been submitted to the Alabama State Bar for 2.5 hours of MCLE credit.

The future of mediation and dispute resolution professionals is online, and you can be too! In this 2.5 hour webinar training program with one of the leading experts in online mediation, Susan Guthrie, you will learn the basics of conducting your mediations through an online platform (Zoom.us is used in the webinar) and the practical and ethical considerations you need to know.

Read more about it and register on the Registration Form.

View more on our Virtual Mediation page.
 

News for Alabama Neutrals

A new Newsletter, News for Alabama Neutrals, is online! Read the latest at April 2020 News for Alabama Neutrals (pdf)
 

Educational Videos Online

COVID-19 Concerns: Online Mediation Offers an Option

On March 16, 2020, we held our first webinar on virtual mediation. Susan Guthrie presented a FREE member benefit program via the Zoom platform on “Online Dispute Mediation and Coaching.” For those practitioners whose in-person mediations and meetings are being canceled and postponed due to concerns about the COVID-19 virus, ONLINE MEDIATION provides an easily implemented solution.

Listen to an audio-recording of the presentation and review other related materials on the Virtual Mediation page.

2019 Collaborative Law Practice

We has made selected webinars from our 2019 series available online.  Online now:

View Collaborative Law Practice Videos.

The Hype about HIPAA and HITECH

Samarria Munnerlyn Dunson, J.D., CHC, CHPC, walks you through HIPAA Basics, Business Associates, HITECH, Charging for Medical Records-Latest Guidance, Enforcement Update, and HIPAA on the Horizon.

Learn more and view this video.

More Training

Take advantage of upcoming training opportunities sponsored by the Alabama State Bar Section on Dispute Resolution and the Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution.

Check the Calendar.

 

  

Private Judges

The Alabama Private Judge Act authorized the appointment of former or retired judges to serve as private judges in certain district and circuit court cases. - More -

Arbitrators

Arbitration agreements, are often found in pre-printed consumer contracts. They require parties to the contract to resolve disputes in binding arbitration, rather than in court before a judge and/or jury. - More -

Mediators

Mediation is a confidential, informal process during which an impartial third party, the mediator, assists disputing parties in reaching a mutually acceptable agreement regarding their dispute.

  • General Mediation offers a path to resolving many disputes. - More -
  • Family Mediation offers divorce and family mediation for parenting, divorce and post-divorce issues. - More -
  • Forclosure Prevention and Mortgage Modification Mediation offers specially-trained mediators to assist Alabama citizens with foreclosure and mortgage problems by mediating between the homeowner and the mortgage holder. - More -

Keeping your Information Safe

https:// is http secure.In keeping with industry standards, we have implemented a Secure Certificate on our website. You may see a lock symbol, a green color or the https:// protocol in the address bar. These indicate that you are accessing the real ACDR website and that the website encrypts transmitted data additional protection.
 


Let's Get Social!

Did you know we're on Facebook?
Visit our page at facebook.com/alabamaadr and Like us to keep up with the latest news and happenings at the Alabama Center For Dispute Resolution!

We're also on Twitter!
While we don't have a lot of "fast-breaking news," we also have a Twitter account to keep you up on the latest. Follow us @AlabamaADR at twitter.com/alabamaadr

And we have a YouTube channel!
It contains videos and links to videos related to our favorite topics... mediation, negotiation, arbitration, restorative justice. Visit Alabama Dispute Resolution Center on YouTube.


WHO WE ARE

Alabama CDR is the state office of dispute resolution. At the Center, we work with the courts, the Alabama State Bar, state agencies, schools, community mediation initiatives, and businesses to promote early and peaceful resolution of disputes. We are the administrative arm of the Alabama Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution.

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Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution
PO Box 5042, Montgomery, Alabama 36103-5042
assistant@alabamaadrfor adr.org
(334) 356-3802

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