Types of ADR


FACILITATION 

  • An Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) conducts workshop and uses good process skills to ensure that all viewpoints are heard and progress is made.
 MEDIATION
  • With parties' consent, case is referred to trained ALJ mediator who holds joint and separate confidential meetings with parties to identify underlying interests and settlement approaches for resolving 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.