Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee


Co-Chairs

Hon. Richard B. Klein
Dispute Resolution Institute
Two Logan Square
Suite 660
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 656-4374
richardklein61@yahoo.com

Ellen S. Friedell
Reaching Agreement ADR LLC
1700 Market Street
Suite 3100
Philadelphia, PA 19103-3901
(215) 625-9132
efriedell@agreeadr.com

What is the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee?
The Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee addresses current issues of mediation, arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution processes. The Committee conducts educational programs for, and disseminates information to, the profession and the community-at-large relating to alternative dispute resolution. The Committee encourages a dialogue among lawyers on use of the appropriate process for effective dispute resolution. The Committee proposes and monitors legislation and rules regarding alternative dispute resolution.

How can I join the Committee?
Committee membership is open to members in good standing of the Philadelphia Bar Association. Meetings of the Committee are normally open, upon advance notification, to everyone who is interested in alternative dispute resolution.

To apply for Committee membership online, click here.