Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution,   Conflict Resolution, Mediation and Arbitration links.

The primary resource for neutrals is the American Arbitration Association, a nationwide nonprofit group dedicated to resolving conflict.

Additional legal links are provided for your convenience.

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Alternative Dispute Resolution web site: Helpful online directory for alternative dispute resolution, conflict resolution, dispute management, workplace conflict, neutrals and ADR.

Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (JAMS) : JAMS is the pre-eminent neutrals organization in the nation. The Mission of JAMS is to provide the highest quality dispute resolution services to their clients and to their local, national and global communities.  While JAMS neutrals are especially adept at resolving complex and difficult disputes, they offer a full scope of ADR services and can resolve disputes in any price category including, but not limited to, the following: mediation, arbitration, private judging, mini-trials, neutral fact finding and ADR training.  JAMS offers locations in many major cities including: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver , Irvine, Los Angeles, New Jersey, New York, Orange, Oxnard, Portland, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Monica, Santa Rosa, Seattle, Tacoma, Walnut Creek & Washington D.C.  A list of the Arbitrators and Mediators of JAMS can be found online.

AAA – American Arbitration Association: Here you will find information on the AAA,  current ADR news items of interest in arbitration and mediation, contacts, roster of neutrals, and general information on ADR. The American Arbitration Association is available to resolve a wide range of disputes through mediation, arbitration, elections and other out-of-court settlement procedures. The history, mission and not-for-profit status of the AAA are unique within the ADR industry. AAA provides a forum for the hearing of disputes through 37 offices nationwide, tested rules and procedures that have broad acceptance, and a roster of nearly 17,000 impartial experts to hear and resolve cases. Linda Fritz, Esq. is a recognized neutral for AAA, as well as a member of its faculty, involved in mediation and arbitration training and educational seminars for the AAA.

NAFCM – National Association for Community Mediators: The National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM) is a membership organization comprised of community mediation centers, their staff and volunteer mediators, and other individuals and organizations interested in the community mediation movement. Membership benefits include funding possibilities, networking, research, publications, a membership directory, and more. From coast to coast and beyond, NAFCM enjoys a unique position as the only national non-profit organization dedicated solely to community-based mediation programs.

AAM – Association of Attorney-Mediators: The Association of Attorney-Mediators (AAM) is a nonprofit trade association. Its members are qualified, independent attorney-mediators offering mediation services. They are united by a common commitment: “. . . To achieve the prompt, fair and cost effective resolution of disputes through voluntary and court-annexed mediation.”

FMC – Family Mediation Canada: Family Mediation Canada is an interdisciplinary association of lawyers, social workers, human services and health care professionals, working together, creating a better way to provide for co-operative conflict resolution relating to separation and divorce, adoption, child welfare, wills and estates, parent/teen counseling, organizations, etc. FMC was established in 1985 as a charitable, not-for-profit association under the Canada Corporations Act.

Additional Links

American Bar Association
American Corporate Counsel Association
Contact Center Network
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants
National Patent Board
American Institute of Architects
American Road and Transportation Builders Association
American Consulting Engineers Council
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Society of Interior Designers
American Public Works Association
American Society of Landscape Architects
American Subcontractors Association
Associated Builders and Contractors
Associated General Contractors
Construction Specification Institute
National Association of Home Builders
National Association of Women in Construction
National Association of Professional Engineers
National Labor Relations Board
Equal Employment Advisory Council
National Employment Lawyers Association
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
National Academy of Arbitrators
Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution
U.S. Department of Labor
Connecticut Department of Labor
New Jersey Department of Labor
New York State Department of Labor
Pennsylvania Department of Labor
American Insurance Association
Alliance of American Insurers
Insurance Information Institute
National Association of Insurance Commissioners
National Association of Independent Insurers
National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
California Department of Insurance
Florida Department of Insurance
New York State Department of Insurance
Texas Department of Insurance
American Society of International Law
World Trade Organization
Organization of American States
Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration
British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre
Legal Information Institute
Lexis Counsel Connect Law Links
U.S. Federal Courts Home Page
Georgia State Bar Association
The Law Library of Congress
Los Angeles County Law Library
U.S. House of Representatives Internet Law Library
The Virtual Law Library Reference Desk
Expert4Law – The Legal Marketplace

Linda Fritz, Esq., Principal of,  in the role of sole or panelist arbitrator, has conducted more than 600 arbitration cases. Additionally, attorney Fritz has mediated in excess of 1,000 real estate, business, mass tort claims and other disputes involving complex issues and multi-party proceedings.

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