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ADR Subcommittees

  • Communications: Chaired by Claudia Farr. Promotes the presence of the Joint ADR Committee in emails, semi-annual newsletters and online.
  • Law School Tournament: Chaired by Bill Bray. Supports Virginia's law students by organizing and promoting a statewide ADR law school tournament.
  • Local Bar Leaders Conference: Chaired by Sally Campbell. Promotes the Joint ADR Committee services and programs as a resource for local lawyers
  • Membership: Chaired by Connell Mullins. Promotes Joint ADR Committee membership growth by focusing on the professional needs of members.
  • Special Committee on September Symposium: Chaired by Jim Cosby. Develops Symposium of ADR-related presentations, discussion and networking opportunities for lawyers, practitioners and users of ADR.
  • Pro Bono/Access to Justice Committee: Chaired by Will Shewmake. Seeks and develops new avenues for increasing access to justice through ADR and ADR-related pro bono service.
  • Programs: Chaired by Will Fitzhugh. Develops timely and engaging CLE programs with a focus on ADR.
  • Young Lawyers Mentoring and Pro Bono Programs: Chaired by Melissa Little. Develops opportunities for young lawyers to learn from seasoned lawyers about the effective use of ADR in their practice.

Additional Resources

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Well-Tailored ADR: Getting Your Client the Right Fit IS a Matter of Ethics

Below are materials from the Joint ADR Committee's outreach efforts in 2009 to assist Virginia lawyers in complying with the counseling requirements of the Virginia Rules of Professional Conduct regarding ADR options:

Message from 2009 Joint ADR Committee Chair Bruce Wallinger: “Counselors at Law”

Jeanne F. Franklin, “New Skills for Lawyers as ADR Counselors and Gatekeepers,” Virginia Lawyers Weekly, August 3, 2009 (reprinted with permission from Virginia Lawyers Weekly)

Selected Program Materials 

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