Archive for September 2010

NH Alternative Dispute Resolution Alliance Hosts Symposium

NH Supreme Court Chief Justice John Broderick was the keynote speaker for a Symposium on the Future of Alternative Dispute Resolution in NH, hosted by  the Alternative Dispute Resolution Alliance on June 9, 2010. NH divorce Attorney Kim Weibrecht has been a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Alliance since 2009.

Sponsored by three partner organizations – the New Hampshire Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section, the New Hampshire Conflict Resolution Association, and the New Hampshire Judicial Branch Office of Mediation and Arbitration – the ADR Alliance is advised by a 12-member committee that includes Chief Justice Broderick; Jim Roche, President of the New Hampshire Business and Industry Association; Dr. Oglesby Young, former President of the New Hampshire Medical Society; John Hutson, President of the Franklin Pierce Law Center; and Lela Love, Professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

The symposium was the Alliance’s first public forum and it gathered interested professionals to consider the future of ADR in NH. A significant number of ADR professionals and participants attended the Symposium and heard presentations from eight speakers on the many faces of ADR. The Symposium also included small-group brainstorming sessions to foster discussions on more coordinated development of ADR in New Hampshire. (more…)