Posted on: Mon, 11/29/2021

By: Linda L. Beyea, Vice President, AAA® Construction Division

At no time in history has arbitration been more impacted by digital technologies. While email and electronic documents already were commonplace, and video technology had been making strides for years, the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the transition to remote

Posted on: Wed, 11/10/2021

Opening "Mindfully": Mediator Methods 

By Harold Coleman, Jr., Esq., CCA, Senior Vice President, AAA-ICDR®; Executive Director/Mediation, AAA® 

Mediation Mind Shifts are the critical, incremental shifts in thinking that must occur to move people embroiled in conflict from entrenched, diametrically opposed positions at the outset of mediation toward the goal of resolution at the end. 

These shifts transpire in the parties’ perspectives on the people involved, on the law applied, on the “

Posted on: Tue, 09/28/2021

By: Kelly Turner, Esq., Senior Counsel, AAA® and John Bishop, Vice President, Commercial Division, AAA

The post The Importance of Timely Arbitrator Disclosures (6/15/21) discussed the importance of an arbitrator’s making timely disclosures, whether at the time of appointment or during the pendency of the case. This post focuses more specifically on an arbitrator’s obligation to make

Posted on: Tue, 08/10/2021

By: Jeffrey T. Zaino, Esq., Vice President, AAA® Commercial Division
      Mansi Karol, Esq., Director of ADR Services, AAA

In-person arbitrations and mediations are back at the AAA-ICDR®

Read on for some insights and advice gleaned from in-person arbitrations and