Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee

MANDATE: To study and inform the Fellows about significant developments in Alternative Dispute Resolution, to provide the Fellows with information on effective utilization of Alternative Dispute Resolution in conjunction with Trial Practice, and to suggest to the Fellows ways in which the College can make, and assist in implementing, positive contributions to the effective use of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

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Committee Members

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David M. Brodsky


Brodsky ADR LLC

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Shawn K. Aiken

Vice Chair

Shawn Aiken PLLC

Phoenix, AZ

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Celia Goldwag Barenholtz


Cooley LLP

New York, NY

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Tracey M. Cohen, Q.C.


Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Vancouver, BC

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Patricia L. Dodge


US District Court, Western Dist of PA

Pittsburgh, PA

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George R. Hall


Hull Barrett, PC

Augusta, GA

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Thomas M. Hayes III


Hayes, Harkey, Smith & Cascio, L.L.P.

Monroe, LA

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Edward A. Marod


Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A.

West Palm Beach, FL

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A. Howard Matz


Bird Marella Boxer Wolpert Nessim Drooks Lincenberg Rhow APC

Los Angeles, CA

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Otis McGee, Jr.



San Francisco, CA

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Laura A. Menninger


Haddon, Morgan & Foreman, P.C.

Denver, CO

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Randy Papetti


Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Phoenix, AZ

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Nancy G. Rubin, Q.C.


Stewart McKelvey

Halifax, NS

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Philippa G. Samworth


Dutton Brock LLP

Toronto, ON

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Robert S. Smith


Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP

New York, NY

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B. Newal Squyres


Holland & Hart LLP

Boise, ID

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Robert L. Tapper, Q.C.


Tapper Cuddy LLP

Winnipeg, MB

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E. Norman Veasey


Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A.

Wilmington, DE

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Robert E. Welsh, Jr.


Welsh & Recker, P.C.

Philadelphia, PA