DISPUTE AVOIDANCE AND RESOLUTION ASSOCIATIONS
American Arbitration Association http://www.adr.org/about
Provides services to individuals and organizations who wish to resolve conflicts out of court.
American Bar Association http://www.abanet.org/dispute/home.html
World’s largest association of dispute resolution professionals.
Association of Attorney-Mediators www.attorney-mediators.org
Trade association for qualified, independent, attorney-mediators.
Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF) http://www.drb.org/index.htm
Dedicated to promoting the avoidance and resolution of disputes worldwide
International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution http://www.cpradr.org/AboutCPR/tabid/69/Default.aspx
Nonprofit organization based in New York City, to spearhead innovation and promote excellence in public and private dispute resolution, and to serve as a primary multinational resource for avoidance, management and resolution of business-related and other disputes.
State Bar of Texas, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section www.texasadr.org
Members practice conflict resolution in many different venues - domestically and interntionally.
Texas Association of Mediators www.txmediator.org
Originally focused on the concerns of family mediators expanded to provide leadership and education in the field of mediation.
University of Texas at Austin, School of Law http://www.utexas.edu/law/academics/centers/cppdr/
Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution created to specifically promote the appropriate use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in Texas government.