Types of ADR


FACILITATION

  • A trained Administrative Law Judge (ALJ)  may conduct workshops and use process techniques and skills to ensure that all viewpoints are heard and progress is made.

 MEDIATION

  • With parties' consent, a case is referred to a trained ALJ mediator who holds joint and/or separate confidential meetings with parties to identify underlying interests and use settlement approaches to help parties resolve a dispute.

 EARLY NEUTRAL EVALUATION (ENE)

  • With their consent, parties present abbreviated versions of their case to one or more trained ALJ neutrals who provide early, nonbinding opinions on the merits of the controversy.
SETTLEMENT CONFERENCES
  • ALJ holds intensive conferences with parties to help them negotiate by narrowing issues and exploring settlement options.
COMBINATION ADR (most commonly used)  

        A trained ALJ neutral uses facilitation, mediation, and/or early neutral evaluation techniques to help parties resolve their dispute(s).

 

 

 

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