American Bar Association
Young Lawyers Division: DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Young Lawyers Division:

Committee Description

Dispute resolution is a skill necessary for attorneys in most all practice areas. Due to the intersection of a broad range of disciplines, the Dispute Resolution Committee is seeking participation from committee members to shape engaging CLE and articles to the memberships' needs. In return the Dispute Resolution Committee can provide resources, opportunities and knowledge to help build any young lawyer's practice. Feel free to contact Tom Meade at with questions and/or suggestions.

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Download The Power of a Well-Drafted Dispute Resolution Clause, a joint webinar with YLD Dispute Resolution

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The 101 Practice Series: Breaking Down the Basics The practice series is an online resource for new lawyers covering basic training in both substantive and practical aspects of a law practice. With over 170 quick tips and tools, this series is an essential resource for lawyers in their first three years of practice and is exclusively available to ABA members.

Practice-Specific Alternative Dispute Resolution

New!: If You Thought Concepcion Would Stop California Courts From Invalidating Arbitration Agreements, Think Again

How to Make Use of a Useless Mediation

Dispute Resolution In the Aftermath of the US Supreme Court's Decisions in Dukes and Concepcion

Non-Party Discovery in Arbitration: A Potential Trap for the Unwary

Your First Arbitration: Ten Things You Need to Know Your First Settlement Conference: Part 1 Your First Settlement Conference: Part 2 Tips for Preparing for Your Next Mediation Commanding Respect in Mediation as a Female or Young Mediator or Attorney Preparing for an International Arbitration Hearing A Brief Introduction to the World of International Commercial Arbitration Arbitration Agreements in Bankruptcy Negotiation Checklist: Landlord-Tenant Disputes Seeking Provisional Measures in ICSID Arbitration

Interested in writing an article? For more information email the Committee Chair or YLD Program Associate, Renee Lugo,

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    Modified by Thomas Meade on May 22, 2014

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