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Types of Alternative Dispute Resolution Program (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.

  

Last Modified: 10/22/2007


 
 
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