Additional Information regarding ADR generally, from local programs to international initiatives, can be found by accessing the information found on the following links / websites.
Houston Bar Association ADR Section www.hba.org/folder-sections/sec-adr.htm
The Section of Dispute Resolution of the Houston Bar sponsors monthly educational programs focusing on a variety of ADR topics as well as an annual conference, in conjunction with the Evans Center at South Texas College of Law Houston.
State Bar of Texas Section of Alternative Dispute Resolutio : www.texasadr.org
This Section of the State Bar has actively promoted ADR use throughout the state of Texas since its inception in 1992. Prior to that time, the predecessor Committee was quite active in both community and court annexed ADR. The ADR Section provides numerous resources in ADR for the legal community, and has sponsored a variety of publications. The Section also hosts an Annual Conference and is active in legislative activity related to ADR.
Texas Association of Mediators (TAM) www.txmediator.org
The Texas Association of Mediators is a statewide, interdisciplinary organization whose Mission is to provide leadership and education in the field of mediation, and valued benefits to the organization’s Members.
American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section www.abanet.org/dispute
The American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution, created in 1992, provides its members and the public with creative leadership in the dispute resolution field by fostering diversity, developing and offering educational programs, providing technical assistance, and producing publications that promote problem-solving and excellence in the provision of dispute resolution services.
Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) www.acrnet.org
The Association for Conflict Resolution is a professional organization
dedicated to enhancing the practice and public understanding of conflict resolution. The Association hosts an annual conference, and published both a magazine as well as a Journal on Conflict Resolution topics.
Association of Attorney Mediators (AAM) www.attorney-mediators.org
AAM is a nonprofit trade association of qualified, independent attorney-mediators. Members of AAM must meet qualifications and ethical standards which meet or exceed state or Federal requirements for mediators.
International Academy of Mediators www.iamed.org
The mission of the International Academy of Mediators is to define standards and qualifications for the professional mediator of commercial disputes and to promote the mediation process as the preferred means of resolving disputes.
This website, perhaps one of the first, provides a rather comprehensive composite of mediation and conflict resolution information. Included are numerous mediation-related articles, information on education and training, sites to related blogs, educational programs, job listings, as well as a data of mediators.
Information on Online Dispute Resolution www.odr.info
Is the National Center for technology and dispute resolution, providing numerous resources as well as sponsorship of an annual cyberweek each fall.