Standing Committee on Dispute Resolution in the Courts

The goals and purposes of the committee shall be to make recommendations to the Judicial Branch, Executive Branch, and the Legislature concerning appropriate policy statements on the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution and the rationale and goals for expanding a court-connected ADR system. The committee also provides recommendations and proposed uniform rules and legislation regarding: programs, standards, and qualifications of programs and neutrals; screening and referral mechanisms for private ADR services; fees and funding mechanisms; ethical standards for attorneys neutrals and providers; and educational program goals for judges and court personnel, lawyers, and the public.

Annual Reports