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.
Governor Kay Ivey signs
the 2019 Mediation Week Proclamation
Photo: Pictured with Governor Ivey are
Elyce Morris, Jimmy Walter, Eileen Harris,
and Michelle Ohme.
Mediation Perspectives: A Roundtable Discussion
December 16, 2019
Free CLE - Free Lunch!
Who Should Attend: Mediators, Lawyers, Judges. Space is limited to the first 30 registrants.
Location: Alabama State Bar, 415 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama
11:30 a.m. Complimentary lunch provided
Noon to 1:30 p.m. Roundtable Discussion (moderated by Jimmy Walter)
The Lawyer’s Perspective - Barbara Wells, Esq.
The Mediator’s Perspective - Nika Gholston, Esq.
The Judge’s Perspective - Hon. James Anderson
James “Jimmy” N. Walter, Jr.
This course has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission of Alabama for a maximum of 1.5 hours’ credit.
2019 Collaborative Law Practice - Last Webinar on Dec 6th!
This four-part series of free 60 minute webinars will guide you through the ins and outs of collaborative law practice Register for one or more webinars. All webinars begin at noon and end at 1 p.m. You must register at least two days prior to the event. The webinars have been approved for one hour of MCLE credit each.
This series is sponsored by: the Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution, the Birmingham Bar Association – Collaborative Law Committee, Birmingham Collaborative Law Alliance, and the Dispute Resolution and Solo/Small Firms Sections of the Alabama State Bar.
- PAST - Introduction to Collaborative Law Practice (Video available..link below.)
- PAST - Focus on Team: Breaking Down Roles (Video available..link below.)
- PAST - The How To’s of Collaborative Law (Video available..link below.)
- December 6, 2019 “Informed Consent/Civil Collaboration” (one hour of Ethics credit)
Educational Videos Online
2019 Collaborative Law Practice - We will be making webinars from our 2019 series available online. Online now:
- Introduction to Collaborative Law Practice - (Held August 23, 2019)
- Focus on Team: Breaking Down Roles - (Held September 20, 2019)
- The How To’s of Collaborative Law - (Held October 18, 2019)
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.
ADR by the Numbers
Our 2018 statistics report, ADR by the Numbers, is available online. Go to the report.
Take advantage of upcoming training opportunities sponsored by the Alabama State Bar Section on Dispute Resolution and the Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution.