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ABA Mediation Week 2020


ABA Mediation Week 2020

Presented by the American Bar Association and JAMS

Mediation saves time and money, and is less of a drain on emotional resources compared to litigation. It thus plays a critical role in ensuring access to justice for all segments of society.

In the post-pandemic world, with courtroom access curtailed and endemic delays in civil cases, mediation plays a more critical role than ever in providing access to justice for disputants. What are courts, non-governmental organizations, law schools, and the private sector doing to fill this need and what more can be done?

Mediation Weeks 2020 events will address what is being done now and ideas for the future.

Featured ABA Webinars
For more information about the weeklong event and help with registration on the ABA website, contact Linda Seely at

ABA Mediation Week: In the Midst of Every Crisis… Setting Anti-Bias Standards for Mediators
Monday, October 19, 2020 | 9:00 AM (Pacific) / 12:00 PM (Eastern)

ABA Mediation Week: "Resolution 105 RoundTable"
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 9:00 AM (Pacific) / 12:00 PM (Eastern)

Featured JAMS Webinar
For more information about the below webinar, contact Joanne Saint Louis at

Pandemic and Beyond: Mediation's Expanding Role in Access to Justice
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 | 10:00 AM (Pacific) / 1:00 PM (Eastern)

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