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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Alternative dispute resolution can take many different forms, including early neutral evaluation, mediation, arbitration, mini-trial and summary jury trial. The following tasks will collectively refer to these proceedings as an "ADR proceeding" unless the task is unique to a specific proceeding.

* Draft motion to refer case to ADR proceeding.

* Draft demand for arbitration.

* Research and procure rules governing ADR proceedings.

* Assist with preparation of agreement containing procedures and rules the parties will use in the ADR proceeding.

* Conduct background research on the arbitrator(s), mediator(s), and/or judge(s).

* Make logistical arrangements for meeting facilities and/or hearing room as necessary and appropriate for the ADR proceeding.

* Assist with preparation of jury questions for summary jury trial proceeding.

* Draft documents required by settlement agreement (i.e., lien releases, property transfer documents, and so forth)

* As necessary and appropriate, conduct legal research and draft ADR contract clauses

* Store or dispose of case documents in accordance with protective orders and/or settlement agreement.

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