Alternative Dispute Resolution Section

March 9, 2016
Volunteer Opportunity: Help Out at Spring Mediation Day

The IndyBar ADR Section Executive Committee is pleased to announce that we are hosting our second annual Spring Paternity Court Mediation Day.

February 25, 2016
This App Aims to Help Divorced Parents Deal with Money Issues

Divorce proceedings can be contentious, and so can many of the conversations that take place even after the divorce is final. Find out about an app that aims to help divorced parents deal with money issues.

February 22, 2016
One Simple Question Helps Uncover Clients' Wants

Do you struggle to help clients reach a resolution due to not being able to ascertain why they want what they want?

February 22, 2016
Transformative vs. Evaluative Mediation

In this article, the author explores what he feels are the shortcomings of evaluative mediation. He is a proponent of transformative mediation: mediation in which the parties’ relationship is “transformed” or changed.

February 8, 2016
Be the Best Mediator with Basic Habits

Do you want to be the best mediator you can be? Sometimes it comes down to reviewing and re-implementing the basics.

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The purpose of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) section is to promote the use of alternative methods of dispute resolution such as mediation, arbitration, early neutral evaluation, mini-trials, summary jury trials and private judging. While recognizing the importance of trials, the section works to further educate both the bar and the public about alternative dispute resolution.
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A Message from the Section Chair

Jennifer Beinart

“Welcome to the online home of the Indianapolis Bar Association's Alternative Dispute Resolution section. As the 2016 chair of the section, I encourage you to get involved with the section, whether that means attending our educational programming, networking with colleagues at a social event, volunteering for service on the section's executive committee or participating in the ADR section's pro bono activities.”

Jennifer Bays Beinart - 2016 ADR Section Chair - Bays Family Law