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  • Alabama ADRC :: Executive Order 50
    Private Judging Act Peer Mediation Publications CLE ADR Procedures in Alabama Handbook Judges Mediation Bench Book Seal the Deal CLE Practical Tips from Top Mediators Brochures Bookshop Resources ADR Organizations ADR News Links Find Mediator Jobs Law School ADR Programs Ethics Restorative Justice Circle Sentencing Criminal Mediation Victim Offender Conferencing More on Restorative Justice Portraits of Restorative Justice State Agency ADR Statistics Home Admin Loading News for Alabama Neutrals News Blog Newsletters Facebook ADR Procedures Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures in Alabama with Mediation Model Need Legal Help Resources for Legal Assistance Share Executive Order 50 State Agency ADR Task Force Appointed Executive Order 50 WHEREAS Executive Order No 42 issued March 18 1998 encouraged all Alabama state agencies to examine and promote mediation as an alternative dispute resolution ADR concept in their respective administrative processes and WHEREAS other ADR procedures such as negotiated rulemaking collaborative problem solving agency ombuds and consensus building have also proven effective in making state administrative processes more cost effective and efficient wile improving fairness in agency actions and WHEREAS to facilitate the implementation of Executive Order No 42 and to develop other ADR processes for use by state agencies it has been determined that the appointment of a task force is required to develop programs for information education training coordination and implementation of ADR concepts to the fullest extent in agency administrative processes NOW THEREFORE I Fob James Jr Governor of the State of Alabama by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of Alabama and for other good and valid reasons which relate thereto do hereby appoint a state agency Alternative Dispute Resolution Task Force comprised of the following Co Chair One member of the Alabama Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution Co Chair One member of the Alabama

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  • Alabama ADRC :: Executive Order 42
    CLE ADR Procedures in Alabama Handbook Judges Mediation Bench Book Seal the Deal CLE Practical Tips from Top Mediators Brochures Bookshop Resources ADR Organizations ADR News Links Find Mediator Jobs Law School ADR Programs Ethics Restorative Justice Circle Sentencing Criminal Mediation Victim Offender Conferencing More on Restorative Justice Portraits of Restorative Justice State Agency ADR Statistics Home Admin Loading News for Alabama Neutrals News Blog Newsletters Facebook ADR Procedures Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures in Alabama with Mediation Model Need Legal Help Resources for Legal Assistance Share Executive Order 42 Alabama Government Agencies Encouraged to Use Mediation WHEREAS alternative dispute resolution ADR offers a number of voluntary procedures which when properly employed commonly result in more timely less costly dispute resolution than traditional litigation and WHEREAS in an effort to continue to seek to improve the quality of the judicial system many government agencies across the nation have called for the development and implementation of appropriate alternative methods of dispute resolution particularly meditation and WHEREAS in Alabama effective alternatives for resolving conflicts are desirable and mediation is a voluntary process in which a neutral third party the mediator assists disputing parties in reaching a mutually acceptable agreement regarding their dispute by conducting sessions intended to identify pertinent issues clarify any misunderstandings and seriously explore the possibility of settlement among the parties the mediator does not render any decision or impose a solution on any party but facilitates discussions among the parties to assist them in resolving by consensus their dispute and WHEREAS meditation offers many advantages to state agencies in securing timely and cost effective resolution of disputes governed by the Alabama Administrative Procedure Act while at all times preserving the sovereign immunity of the State of Alabama and WHEREAS the Alabama Legislature has favored mediation having passed the Alabama Mediation

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  • Alabama ADRC :: Executive Order 7
    Press Secretary Pepper Bryars Deputy Press Secretary March 20 2003 EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 07 WHEREAS alternative dispute resolution ADR offers a number of voluntary procedures which when properly employed commonly result in more timely less costly dispute resolution than traditional litigation and WHEREAS in Alabama effective alternatives for resolving conflict are desirable and mediation as such an alternative is a voluntary process in which a neutral third party the mediator assists disputing parties in reaching a mutually acceptable agreement regarding their dispute by conducting sessions intended to identity pertinent issues clarify any misunderstandings and seriously explore the possibility of settlement among the parties The mediator does not render any decision or impose a solution on any party but facilitates discussions among the parties to assist them in resolving by consensus their dispute and WHEREAS the Alabama Legislature has favored mediation having passed the Alabama Mediation Act which became affective on May 17 1996 and is now codified at Section 6 6 20 Code of Alabama 1975 and WHEREAS mediation offers many advantages to state agencies in securing timely and cost effective resolution of disputes governed by the Alabama Administrative Procedures Act while at all times preserving the sovereign immunity of the State of Alabama and WHEREAS the Attorney General of Alabama has endorsed and now requires a mediation provision for inclusion in contracts executed by state governmental entities in instances in which Chapter 5 Section 4B 6 of the Alabama Fiscal Policy and Procedures Manual is normally applied concerning contacts and Board of Adjustment cases and WHEREAS Executive Order No 42 dated March 18 1998 encouraged state agencies to study develop and implement appropriate procedures within their agencies to allow upon agreement and after all sovereign discretionary and qualified immunity issues are resolved the use of mediation to resolve disputes among parties whether involving other state agencies their agents servants employees or other third parties and WHEREAS other non binding ADR concepts and procedures such as negotiated rulemaking reg neg collaborative problem solving agency Ombuds and consensus building have also proven effective in making state administrative processes more cost effective and efficient while improving fairness in agency actions and WHEREAS Executive Order No 50 dated September 16 1998 appointed a state agency Alternative Dispute Resolution Task Force to facilitate implementation of Executive Order 42 and to develop during the subsequent four years programs for information education training coordination and implementation of ADR concepts and procedures to the fullest extent in agency administrative process and WHEREAS the Alternative Dispute Resolution Task Force completed its work including establishing the Fellows Program for educating government executives about the use of ADR in the fall of 2002 submitted its final report and recommendations and established as its successor the Alabama State Agency ADR Support Group to continue the implementation of ADR education concepts and programs and WHEREAS the Alabama Workplace Mediation Pilot as developed by the Alternative Dispute Resolution Task Force has been tested in nine agencies NOW THEREFORE I Bob Riley Governor of

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  • Alabama ADRC :: 2015 Mediation Week Declaration
    help Contact Us Media Center Alabama ADR Blog ADR in News Articles Newsletters Photo Gallery Podcasts Publications CLE Resources ADR Organizations ADR News Links Mediator Jobs on the Web Law School ADR Programs Videos Mediation Arbitration General ADR Restorative Justice Webinars Contact Us Resources AG Opinions Court ADR Executive Orders Executive Order 50 Executive Order 42 Executive Order 7 2015 Mediation Week Proclamation Ethics Legislation Uniform Collaborative Law Act Mediator Confidentiality Act Mandatory Mediation Act Arbitration Act Draft Private Judging Act Peer Mediation Publications CLE ADR Procedures in Alabama Handbook Judges Mediation Bench Book Seal the Deal CLE Practical Tips from Top Mediators Brochures Bookshop Resources ADR Organizations ADR News Links Find Mediator Jobs Law School ADR Programs Ethics Restorative Justice Circle Sentencing Criminal Mediation Victim Offender Conferencing More on Restorative Justice Portraits of Restorative Justice State Agency ADR Statistics Home Admin Loading News for Alabama Neutrals News Blog Newsletters Facebook ADR Procedures Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures in Alabama with Mediation Model Need Legal Help Resources for Legal Assistance Share Proclamations 2015 2014 2013 2011 2005 2015 Proclamations of Mediation Week Governor Robert Bentley signs proclamation for Mediation Week 2015 with attorneys Elyce Morris Bill Coleman Judy Keegan and Hon

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  • Alabama ADRC :: Resources :: Ethics
    Order 50 Executive Order 42 Executive Order 7 2015 Mediation Week Proclamation Ethics Legislation Uniform Collaborative Law Act Mediator Confidentiality Act Mandatory Mediation Act Arbitration Act Draft Private Judging Act Peer Mediation Publications CLE ADR Procedures in Alabama Handbook Judges Mediation Bench Book Seal the Deal CLE Practical Tips from Top Mediators Brochures Bookshop Resources ADR Organizations ADR News Links Find Mediator Jobs Law School ADR Programs Ethics Restorative Justice Circle Sentencing Criminal Mediation Victim Offender Conferencing More on Restorative Justice Portraits of Restorative Justice State Agency ADR Statistics Home Admin Loading News for Alabama Neutrals News Blog Newsletters Facebook ADR Procedures Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures in Alabama with Mediation Model Need Legal Help Resources for Legal Assistance Share Ethics Alabama Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution Opinion 001 13 Opinion 001 10 Opinion 001 05 Mediator Code of Ethics Arbitrator Code of Ethics Consumer Complaints Against Mediators and Arbitrators For Ethical Violations Ethics National Ethics Opinions The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Committee on Mediator Ethical Guidance provides advisory responses to requests for ethical guidance based on the American Bar Association American Arbitration Association Association for Conflict Resolution Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators 2005 The scope of the Committee is limited to the consideration of ethical issues pertaining to mediation Read their opinions online at apps americanbar org dch committee cfm com DR018600 edit 1 Alabama Ethics Opinions Alabama Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution Opinions Opinion 001 13 Opinion of the Alabama Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution Opinion 001 10 Opinion of the Alabama Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution Opinion 001 05 Alabama Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution s First Mediator Ethics Opinion Mediator Code of Ethics Mediator Code of Ethics Adopted by Order of the Supreme Court of Alabama December 14 1995 and

    Original URL path: http://alabamaadr.org/web/resources/resources_ethics.php (2016-02-13)
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  • Alabama ADRC :: ADR Legislation
    Arbitration Arbitration Agreements Private Judging Consumer Complaints Need legal help Contact Us Media Center Alabama ADR Blog ADR in News Articles Newsletters Photo Gallery Podcasts Publications CLE Resources ADR Organizations ADR News Links Mediator Jobs on the Web Law School ADR Programs Videos Mediation Arbitration General ADR Restorative Justice Webinars Contact Us Resources AG Opinions Court ADR Executive Orders Executive Order 50 Executive Order 42 Executive Order 7 2015 Mediation Week Proclamation Ethics Legislation Uniform Collaborative Law Act Mediator Confidentiality Act Mandatory Mediation Act Arbitration Act Draft Private Judging Act Peer Mediation Publications CLE ADR Procedures in Alabama Handbook Judges Mediation Bench Book Seal the Deal CLE Practical Tips from Top Mediators Brochures Bookshop Resources ADR Organizations ADR News Links Find Mediator Jobs Law School ADR Programs Ethics Restorative Justice Circle Sentencing Criminal Mediation Victim Offender Conferencing More on Restorative Justice Portraits of Restorative Justice State Agency ADR Statistics Home Admin News for Alabama Neutrals News Blog Newsletters Facebook ADR Procedures Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures in Alabama with Mediation Model Need Legal Help Resources for Legal Assistance Share ADR Legislation Alabama Uniform Collaborative Law Act 2013 355 Alabama Mediator Confidentiality Act 2008 Alabama Mandatory Mediation Act 1996 Alabama Arbitration Act

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  • AADRC :: Alabama Uniform Collaborative Law Act 2013-355
    News Links Mediator Jobs on the Web Law School ADR Programs Videos Mediation Arbitration General ADR Restorative Justice Webinars Contact Us Resources AG Opinions Court ADR Executive Orders Executive Order 50 Executive Order 42 Executive Order 7 2015 Mediation Week Proclamation Ethics Legislation Uniform Collaborative Law Act Mediator Confidentiality Act Mandatory Mediation Act Arbitration Act Draft Private Judging Act Peer Mediation Publications CLE ADR Procedures in Alabama Handbook Judges Mediation Bench Book Seal the Deal CLE Practical Tips from Top Mediators Brochures Bookshop Resources ADR Organizations ADR News Links Find Mediator Jobs Law School ADR Programs Ethics Restorative Justice Circle Sentencing Criminal Mediation Victim Offender Conferencing More on Restorative Justice Portraits of Restorative Justice State Agency ADR Statistics Home Admin Loading News for Alabama Neutrals News Blog Newsletters Facebook ADR Procedures Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures in Alabama with Mediation Model Need Legal Help Resources for Legal Assistance Share Alabama Act 2013 355 Alabama Uniform Collaborative Law Act Alabama Act 2013 355 Alabama Uniform Collaborative Law Act HB396 147594 4 By Representative Black RFD Judiciary First Read 07 Mar 13 ENROLLED An Act To adopt the Alabama Uniform Collaborative Law Act to provide for resolution of certain family law matters through

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  • Alabama ADRC :: Alabama Mediator Confidentiality Act 2008
    Judging Consumer Complaints Need legal help Contact Us Media Center Alabama ADR Blog ADR in News Articles Newsletters Photo Gallery Podcasts Publications CLE Resources ADR Organizations ADR News Links Mediator Jobs on the Web Law School ADR Programs Videos Mediation Arbitration General ADR Restorative Justice Webinars Contact Us Resources AG Opinions Court ADR Executive Orders Executive Order 50 Executive Order 42 Executive Order 7 2015 Mediation Week Proclamation Ethics Legislation Uniform Collaborative Law Act Mediator Confidentiality Act Mandatory Mediation Act Arbitration Act Draft Private Judging Act Peer Mediation Publications CLE ADR Procedures in Alabama Handbook Judges Mediation Bench Book Seal the Deal CLE Practical Tips from Top Mediators Brochures Bookshop Resources ADR Organizations ADR News Links Find Mediator Jobs Law School ADR Programs Ethics Restorative Justice Circle Sentencing Criminal Mediation Victim Offender Conferencing More on Restorative Justice Portraits of Restorative Justice State Agency ADR Statistics Home Admin Loading News for Alabama Neutrals News Blog Newsletters Facebook ADR Procedures Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures in Alabama with Mediation Model Need Legal Help Resources for Legal Assistance Share Alabama Act 2008 387 Alabama Mediator Confidentiality Act Section a For the purposes of this act the following words shall have the following meanings 1 MEDIATION A process in which a mediator acts to encourage and facilitate the resolution of a dispute without imposing a settlement 2 MEDIATOR A neutral third party conducting a mediation including any co mediators employees agents or independent contractors of the mediator or co mediator and any person attending or observing the mediation for purposes of training Section b The Legislature finds that it is desirable to encourage public confidence in the use of alternative methods of dispute resolution by preventing a mediator from being compelled to testify or produce documents about a mediation Section c Except as otherwise permitted

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