Head of U.S. Office of ADR Services describes benefits of online dispute resolution

In an interview with Government Computer News, Daniel Rainey, Director of the Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution Services for the U.S. National Mediation Board, makes the case for online dispute resolution (ODR).

Rainey, an internationally recognized authority on ODR, explains how collaborative technology can be used to resolve disputes successfully while saving time and money, as well as to promote online brainstorming and negotiation, streamline the intake process, and facilitate the drafting of agreements once resolution has been reached.

Rainey also discusses the work and upcoming projects of the Interagency Alternative Dispute Resolution Working Group, created to coordinate, promote, and facilitate the effective use of ADR throughout the federal government.

Daniel Rainey | Online system takes a quick route to resolving disputes” is available at the Government Computer News site.

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Diane J. Levin

Diane Levin, J.D., is a mediator, dispute resolution trainer, negotiation coach, writer, and lawyer based in Marblehead, Massachusetts, who has instructed people from around the world in the art of talking it out. Since 1995 she has helped clients resolve disputes involving tort, employment, business, estate, family, and real property… MORE >

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