Tag Archives: online dispute resolution

Study of ODR in Family Cases with Positive Results

From Donna Shestowsky: Parties who used online dispute resolution (ODR) for child custody, parenting time or child support matters in Ottawa County, Michigan, were more likely to reach agreement and to rate their experience highly as those who were offered ODR but didn’t use it, a new study by UC Davis Professor of Law Donna Shestowsky … Continue reading Study of ODR in Family Cases with Positive Results

What I’m Reading – Constructing Good ODR Systems

ODR is likely to be an increasingly important part of legal and dispute resolution processes in the future, with potential benefits and risks.  It particularly has great potential to help self-represented litigants (SRLs, aka “pro se” parties). So I was interested to read a draft paper by my colleague, Amy Schmitz, and John Zeleznikow, Intelligent … Continue reading What I’m Reading – Constructing Good ODR Systems

ABA Dispute Resolution Mediation Institute on Nov 4-6

From Jen Michel: Dear colleagues, Please forgive me for a brief e-introduction in this now-virtual world.  My name is Jennifer Michel and I am the new director of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution.  I look forward to our paths crossing in the near future. I am also reaching out to share information regarding the … Continue reading ABA Dispute Resolution Mediation Institute on Nov 4-6

Virtual ODR Forum on March 1-2

From TFOI Leah Wing: The National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution is hosting its annual international Online Dispute Resolution Forum.  This spring it will be a two day online conference in part to celebrate the new edition of the seminal volume of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) scholarship, ODR Theory and Practice.  The agenda will … Continue reading Virtual ODR Forum on March 1-2

Get Yer ODR News Here

ODR and Mediation Chapter Noam Ebner and Daniel Rainey published a chapter entitled ODR and Mediation in the second edition of Online Dispute Resolution: Theory and Practice.  Here’s the abstract: Online mediation had been spreading rapidly as a mode of practice, even before the entire profession shifted online during the COVID-19 era. In this chapter, … Continue reading Get Yer ODR News Here

Creighton Symposium on ADR in Business – February 26

From FFOI Rachel Goedken: On Friday, Feb. 26, from noon to 5:00pm CT, the Creighton University School of Law will be hosting its annual Law Review Symposium virtually. This year’s topic is Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Business Setting and will celebrate the 15-year anniversary of the Werner Institute. This outstanding program combines the latest … Continue reading Creighton Symposium on ADR in Business – February 26

ODR through the Lens of A2J: Who Benefits?

My indefatigable colleague, Amy Schmitz, recently gave an important presentation, “ODR through the Lens of A2J: Who Benefits?” which examined ODR’s successes and failures in advancing justice. Yale Law Professor Judith Resnik provided a commentary. This presentation was sponsored by the Quinnipiac-Yale Dispute Resolution Workshop.  Click here to watch the video.  [But first click on … Continue reading ODR through the Lens of A2J: Who Benefits?

Cyberweek Next Week

From TFOI Leah Wing: The 22nd annual international ADR Cyberweek will run from November 1 to November 6, 2020. Hosted by the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution this free virtual conference will include panel presentations, webinars, online dispute resolution simulations, discussion forums, platform demos, interviews, and time to just hang out and bond … Continue reading Cyberweek Next Week

Cyberweek: November 2-6

From FFOI Noam Ebner: Welcome to Cyberweek 2020! This will be our 22nd ADR Cyberweek, and we’re confident it is going to be the best Cyberweek ever. This year Cyberweek will run from November 2 to November 6, 2020. Some highlights: Ethan Katsh interviewing Jim Melamed on 25 years of Mediate.com Leah Wing on ODR … Continue reading Cyberweek: November 2-6