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Section of Dispute Resolution: Early Dispute Resolution Task Force

Section of Dispute Resolution:
Early Dispute Resolution Task Force

Who We Are

We are a group of dispute resolution professionals committed to the development, promotion and use of structured processes to resolve disputes in their earliest stages. The EDR Task Force has compiled many resources to assist neutrals and advocates interested in planned early dispute resolution. View the Resource Page here.

More About Us

Task Force Members:

Beth Trent

International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution
New York, NY

Kim Taylor

New York, NY

Eric O. English

Resolution Strategies LLP
Portland, Oregon

Richard Fincher

Workplace Resolutions LLC

Phoenix, AZ

Anne Jordan, Chair

Jordan Associates

Chicago, IL

Peter Benner


Paul Lurie

Schiff Hardin

Chicago, IL

Steve Roof

Roof & Associates

Coral Gables, Florida

Peter R. Silverman

Toledo, Ohio

Richard Lord

Upchurch Watson White & Max

Maitland, FL

Conna Weiner

Boston, MA

Les Wharton

Chief Legal Officer

Deerfield Beach, FL

Mark Lehockey

San Francisco, CA


Committee Roster  

Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events

    Mid-Atlantic Chapter May Brownbag: The Cost of Conflict

    American Bar Association

    We all know that dealing with conflict costs organizations and individuals time and money. This panel will discuss the cost of conflict and the role of conflict resolution to address these issues. Whether improving employee retention, reducing returns to court, or increasing the perception of the organization, ...

    Mediating with a Participant Protected by the ADA


    Mediators work with all kinds of participants, including some who live with physical or mental disabilities. This webinar will explain your responsibilities to a party, lawyer, or other participant with a disability and provide examples of types of accommodations you may consider making so the mediation ...

    10th Annual Arbitration Training Institute

    American Bar Association

    Collaborating Orgs: American Arbitration Association College of Commercial Arbitrators FINRA International Institute for Conflict ...

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Modified by Gina Brown on November 16, 2016

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