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New York ADR Organizations & Panel Firms

Here for your benefit are links to the preeminent ADR organizations, agencies and panel firms involved in mediation/arbitration within the State of New York.

The Academy has worked cooperatively with various bodies to ensure that only the most experienced professionals are included in our member roster. Note though that there are no formal certification requirements for the private practice of mediation or arbitration in New York.

Court Rules

New York State Unified Court System - ADR Office

The Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution and Court Improvement Programs (ADRCIP) oversees Court-Connected ADR Programs. The Office of ADRCIP also oversees the Child Welfare Court Improvement Project, the Court Appointed Special Advocates Assistance Program and the Children's Centers Program. ADRCIP is housed within the Division of Professional and Court Services in the New York State Unified Court System Office of Court Administration. For more information, please visit www.nycourts.gov/ip/adr/aboutus.shtml

ADR Associations

New York State Dispute Resolution Association, Inc.

The New York State Dispute Resolution Association, Inc. (NYSDRA) is a private not-for-profit professional membership organization committed to the promotion of quality conflict management and peaceful dispute resolution. Through leadership, education, promotion of professional standards and training, and development of innovative statewide programs, NYSDRA provides opportunities for people, communities, organizations and businesses to respond effectively to conflict. Visit NYSDRA's website at www.nysdra.org.

Recognized New York ADR Panels


The largest ADR panel firm in the United States, JAMS mediators and arbitrators are Resolution Experts who resolve some of the nation's largest, most complex and contentious disputes. JAMS extensive panel of neutrals are skilled in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes including discovery referee, private judging, in addition to arbitration and mediation. For more information on the JAMS NY office, please visit www.jamsadr.com.

Resolute Systems, LLC

Resolute Systems, LLC provides mediation, arbitration, ADR training, and consulting services to its clients throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Established in 1988, Resolute maintains a panel of over 2,800 mediators and arbitrators who resolve thousands of civil disputes annually.Resolute programs are designed to help its clients save time, money and resources through the fair and expedient resolution of civil disputes. Resolute's outstanding customer service and results-orientated philosophy have earned a number of awards and distinctions, including being named "ADR Provider of the Year" by the American College of Civil Trial Mediators. For more info, please visit www.ResoluteSystems.com.

NADN State Chapters

America's Top Rated Civil Mediators & Arbitrators

Need a mediator or arbitrator from outside of New York? NADN is pleased to recognize the most experienced civil/commercial neutrals around the United States, as voted by local litigators. Please feel free to visit our National Directory at www.NADN.org.


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