our adr partners
NADN STATE CHAPTERS
Although NADN is pleased to have members in more than 45 states,
we have formal chapters in many of those states in
which ADR has been widely embraced by the courts and legal community. Each of
these state associations has an appointed Executive Committee to
assist in overseeing member applications and local Bar outreach
OUR PLAINTIFF/DEFENSE PARTNERS
ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE - www.Justice.org
Formerly known as the Association of Trial Lawyers
for America, AAJ represents the interests of the
plaintiff bar across the USA. AAJ is the world's largest trial bar, providing
22,000+ trial attorneys with information, professional support and a nationwide network that enables them to most effectively and expertly represent clients.
NADN is proud to partner with AAJ in creating the AAJ
Neutral Database, ensuring that AAJ members have
instant access via the AAJ website to the biographies of
NADN approved mediators and arbitrators. NADN also
works with AAJ to compile Neutral Survey information
from AAJ members annually, in order to identify those
neutrals that are widely acceptable to litigators in
RESEARCH INSTITUTE - www.DRI.org
DRI is the leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house
counsel in the world, with more than 22,000 members. DRI is host to more than 25 substantive committees whose focus is to develop ongoing and critical dialogue about areas of practice.
NADN is proud to partner with DRI in creating the DRI
Neutral Database, providing DRI members with access
to the biographies of all NADN approved mediators and
arbitrators. NADN also works with AAJ to compile
Neutral Survey information from AAJ members annually, in
order to identify those neutrals that are widely
acceptable to litigators in each state.
RECOMMENDED adr associations
- American Arbitration Association: www.ADR.org
America's largest and longest established not-for-profit
organization, AAA has a long history and experience in the field of alternative dispute resolution, providing services to individuals and organizations who wish to resolve conflicts out of court.
The AAA role in the dispute resolution process is to administer cases, from filing to closing. The AAA provides administrative services in the U.S., as well as abroad through its International Centre for Dispute Resolution® (ICDR).
- American College of Civil Trial Mediators: www.ACCTM.org
The College is a non-profit organization of around 120
active professionals distinguished by their
skill, ethical standards, and professional commitment to
mediation, conflict management and alternative dispute
- Association of Attorney-Mediators: www.attorney-mediators.org
The AAM is a nonprofit trade association. Its members are qualified, independent attorney-mediators offering mediation
services, based out of Texas.
- College of Commercial Arbitrators: www.thecca.net
An association of over 100 prominent, experienced
commercial arbitrators, formed to promote the profession and
to develop best practices and provide peer training and
- International Academy of Mediators: www.iamed.org
This respected association recognizes over 100 of the
best established commercial mediators in the USA,
Canada, Europe and New Zealand.
- International Mediation Institute (IMI) - www.IMIMediation.org
IMI is a non-profit Foundation established in 2007 as a
global public service initiative to drive transparency
and high competency standards into mediation practice across
all fields, worldwide. IMI is Internet-based and operates
worldwide but has its main office in The Hague, The