Here for your benefit are links to the preeminent ADR organizations, agencies and companies involved in mediation/arbitration within the State of Arizona.
The Academy has worked cooperatively with various bodies to ensure that only the most experienced professionals are included in our member roster. Note though that there are no formal certification requirements for the private practice of mediation and arbitration in Arizona.
Judicial Branch of Arizona, Maricopa County
In the courts of Maricopa County (encompassing Phoenix & area), the ADR office supports a wide range of alternative programs to assist parties in settling pending court disputes without resorting to trial. Court-connected ADR programs are offered in many Superior Court Divisions, such as the Civil, Family and Probate Divisions.
Under the amended Rule 16(g), parties to Civil disputes have a duty to consider ADR, confer with one another about using an ADR process, and report the outcome of their conference to the court. Visit the ADR Office website HERE.
ADR Panel Firms
Skelly, Muchmore & Oberbillig, LLC
Founded in 2004 by Judge Skelly and Charles Muchmore, SMO is widely regarded as the state's leading ADR panel firm. The principals, now including Hon. Robert Oberbillig, have assited parties in the settlement of many thousands of disputes in every kind of civil matter. Visit website at www.smoadr.com.
NADN State Chapters
America's Top Rated Civil Mediators & Arbitrators
Need a mediator or arbitrator from outside of Colorado? NADN is pleased to recognize the most experienced civil/commercial neutrals around the United States, as voted by local litigators. Please feel free to visit our National Directory at www.NADN.org.