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2018 - Resolving Construction Disputes Using Alternative Dispute Resolution



VenuePalo Alto, USA - United States USA - United States

KeywordsDispute resolution training; ADR technique for various; Alternative dispute resolution


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Learn five pre-dispute dispute resolution methods including the use of escrow bid documents; the value of an authority delegation; implementation of a dispute resolution ladder; the use of a geotechnical design summary report; and how project partnering can reduce claims.
Explore dispute resolution methods during the initial claims and dispute phase including an Initial Decision Maker; a Standing Neutral; the value of early neutral evaluation; the use of owner review boards; the value of a Dispute Resolution Board; and the potential use of adjudication.
Explore traditional mediation as an ADR method as well as a number of variations of mediation – Arb/Med, Med then Arb, etc.
Be exposed to ADR techniques such as mini-trials, summary jury trials, private judging.
Learn about arbitration and a number of variants concerning arbitration.
Understand some ADR techniques that are available even during litigation including voluntary settlement conferences; special masters; court appointed experts; judges pro tem; and trial by reference.
Finally, learn how many of the above ADR techniques can be combined and employed, as needed, to ensure that your project closes out in the field offices, not the courtroom.

Last modified: 2018-07-24 21:52:31