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Effective Use of ADR Modalities

(140 reviews)

Produced on February 22, 2015

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$ 59 Alternative Dispute Resolution In Stock

Course Information

Time 51 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

The growing popularity of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is undeniable. Courts at every level encourage the use of ADR and litigants are discovering that it offers a cheaper, more expedient means of resolving disputes in a confidential setting where they select the third party neutral.


This program examines the legal foundations of ADR and the choices available to litigants from a variety of dispute resolution alternatives. It also explores the necessary elements of any agreement to submit a controversy to an ADR proceeding.


Learning Objectives:

I.     Understand the law which authorizes various ADR modalities

II.    Select the right modality for your dispute

III.   Create an effective ADR agreement

IV.   Comprehend the enforcement of ADR outcomes

V.    Explore tactics on how to represent clients effectively in ADR proceedings

This course originally appeared as a part of our February 2015 Bridge the Gap Event.


Russell M. Woods

Lawrence & Walsh PC

Russell M. Woods is New Jersey counsel to Lawrence & Walsh PC. He concentrates in complex commercial litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as corporate, real estate and partnership matters. 


Admitted to practice in New Jersey and before the United State District Court for the District of New Jersey, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court, Mr. Woods has been a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Committees on Arbitration and Complementary Dispute Resolution and is a Commercial Arbitrator and Mediator for the New Jersey Superior Court in Union County. He is also a Master and Officer of the Richard J. Hughes American Inn of Court.


Francine C.

Excellent presentation

Geoffrey K.

Mr. Woods is both knowledgeable and an outstanding speaker.

Steven F.

Great coverage of the topic. Excellent speaker.

Rodney S.


Deborah S.

Well presented.

Keith P.

excellent coverage of topic area and modalities

Mona R.

Great CLE

David F.

Speaker provides recommendations that might otherwise not be realized

Silvia C.

Good speaker

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