Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee

Time: 1:00 p.m. MCLE Hours: none
Chair: ElGene Ver Dught, Room: Springfield


Welcome by Chair, ElGene Ver Dught
Introduction of Vice-Chair,  Stephen Stark

Committee Business:

Old Business:  Follow up from previous business meeting, CLE opportunities at MO Bar Annual Meeting, Solo and Small Firm Conference, Family Law Conference, Elder Law Conference and ABA Webinar Series and update about Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Institute in Nashville.

Subcommittee Reports

Arbitration—James R. Keller
Mediation—Rebecca Magruder
Legislation—Kathleen Bird
Collaborative Law- Yvonne Homeyer
Rule 17 Revisions—Supreme Court  Update

New Business:

1.  Committee/Commission to study changing committee name from ADR to PDR(Primary Methods of Dispute Resolution)

2.  Committee for Newsletter to be published with MO Bar publications

3.  Update on Electronic Filing for Circuit Courts statewide,  Need for Proposed Uniform Motion for Mediation/ADR to be posted on MO Bar website

4.  Committee for planning upcoming Spring Committee Meeting Jointly/Collaboratively with Elder Law Committee featuring Seminar on Practical/Timely Application of ADR to Elder Law challenges/conflicts with live demonstration of mediation of elder law/family law/group family conferencing with 1.2 hours of CLE credits* for attendees.

Announcements, seminars, pre-filed bills concerning ADR


*Denotes applied for

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