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Alternative Dispute Resolution: Associations & Organizations

Professional Associations and Organizations

American Arbitration Association

Includes guides, forms, and industry and state specific rules and procedures. 

American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution

Comprehensive resource; includes model rules and standards for neutrals and advocates.

American College of Civil Trial Mediators

Nonprofit organization committed to mediation, conflict management, and alternative dispute resolution.

Association for Conflict Resolution

Professional organization offering comprehensive services as well as a number of electronic publications on national and international issues.

JAMS - Resolving Disputes Worldwide

Private international ADR provider.

Comprehensive site to expand the use of mediation; includes newsletter, articles, and mediator locator service.

National Academy of Arbitrators

Non-profit professional and honorary organization of arbitrators.

National Mediation Board

Independent Executive Branch agency and national mediator for the airline and railroad industries.

Wisconsin Association of Mediators

Includes publications on ethical mediation guidelines and self-assessment tool for mediators.

Wisconsin Mediation and Restorative Justice Center

Promotes and provides mediation, conflict resolution and restorative justice programs.

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This guide was prepared by Julia Jaet