Join three well-known arbitrators from around the State of Alabama as they share their best practices for advocates and arbitrators in preparing for and conducting an efficient and fair arbitration hearing and issuing an award.
Our panelists included Jon Lewis, Esq., Brooke Lawson, Esq., and Cooper Shattuck, Esq.
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On April 18, 1986, Johnny Carson played a practical joke on David Letterman by stealing Dave's red pickup truck
from in from of this Malibu home. Shortly after the truck was returned, Dave noticed a broken headlight that hadn't been broken before. Carson's people
denied responsibility. To settle the dispute, Johnny invited Dave back to his show on June 27, along with People's Court judge Joseph Wapner to arbitrate the
Dave's Truck: The Arbitration, Part I
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Dave's Truck: The Arbitration Part II
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Letterman vs Carson
Judge Wapner decides the case of Letterman vs Carson.
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The Intersection of Negotiation and the Human Brain. Dr. Richard Birke discussed this interesting topic at the July 2014 Meeting of the Alabama State Bar. This was a thought-provoking discussion, so we are providing it for your review and thoughts. Go to the video page.
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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 -
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 -
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 -
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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.