Alternative Dispute Resolution

Application Information

This committee:

  • analyzes and comments on proposals relating to alternative dispute resolution (ADR);
  • drafts proposals relating to ADR for consideration by the Board of Trustees;
  • identifies issues concerning the relationship of ADR to the practice of law, the administration of justice and improving access to justice;
  • plans and administers educational programs relating to ADR;
  • encourages lawyers involved in ADR to become active participants in the State Bar.

The committee is composed of a diverse group of practitioners and other persons with expertise or an interest in ADR.

  • Expected 2017-18 vacancies:  8
  • Meetings per year: 6
  • 2016-17 Chair:  Robert T. Andersen, Riverside 
  • Staff contact: Saul Bercovitch 415-538-2306

Deadline for 2017 applications: February 8, 2017

2017-18 terms begin: Conclusion of 2017 State Bar Annual Meeting (September 22, 2017)