Diamond Sponsors

FourthParty is a justice technology company on a mission to increase access to alternative dispute resolution services. With our courts facing an unprecedented backlog, exacerbated by the pandemic, FourthParty enables mediators to accelerate the dispute resolution process through the use of industry-specific business management tools. Our cloud-based solution is built by mediators, for people. Lawyers, unrepresented individuals, and dispute resolution professionals of all kinds use FourthParty to democratize the future of alternative dispute resolution. We believe that all people should have access to affordable dispute resolution services, speedy pathways to resolution, and the highest quality of legal services delivery.

Henning Mediation & Arbitration Service, Inc. (Henning) is the original pioneer in collective mediation. Family-owned and operated, Henning has served Atlanta and the state of Georgia for the past 30 years. Clients count on Henning for a smooth, inviting and reliable mediation/arbitration process that fosters successful resolutions. Henning’s long-standing reputation is built upon experienced neutrals who specialize in alternative dispute resolution in all areas. Henning provides an opportunity to work with veteran neutrals who make often-complex matters seem straightforward. 

Services include mediation, arbitration, and ADR training.

Platinum Sponsor

The Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. In1986, our Center began as the Neighbor-to-Neighbor Mediation Center. Our mission is to harness the power of qualified volunteers to provide programming, including low-cost or free mediation services, and support individuals in proactively managing conflict. In 2001, our Center expanded our programming. We now offer co-parenting classes, restorative conferencing, and customized conflict resolution training to address conflict that arises from unmet needs and reduce the burden of litigation (time and expense) on local court systems.

Community support for our Center has provided opportunities for our team to share knowledge and build the capacity to lead processes to resolve conflict quickly and at a very early stage. Our Center has worked hard to build relationships with community members, courts, organizations, and institutions in order to live out our vision to be the trusted nonprofit providing premier conflict resolution services and programs.

Our Center currently provides mediation training and practicum approved by the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution for General Civil, Domestic Relations, and Specialized Domestic Violence. In addition, our team also supports mediators by providing a number of Continuing Education Opportunities throughout the year. Lastly, we provide customized conflict resolution and de-escalation training for businesses, organizations, and institutions across Georgia.

To learn more, visit our website at www.mediationsavannah.com

Gold Sponsors

The not-for-profit American Arbitration Association® (AAA®)-International Centre for Dispute Resolution® (ICDR®) is the largest private global provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services in the world. With that comes enormous responsibility, which the AAA-ICDR® embraces. Its work lessens the load of a tremendously over burdened court system. Its efforts ease the financial hardships of those shattered by natural disasters. The foundation it established supports access to justice for all. The AAA-ICDR has a core dedication to service and particularly to education. It would be gratifying to focus on teaching people to stay out of disputes; however, since that is not a realistic objective in today’s world, the AAA-ICDR provides fair, rational, faster, and less adversarial means to handle the disputes that inevitably arise.

JAMS Atlanta Mediatiors

As the world’s largest private ADR provider and an industry innovator for more than four decades, JAMS handled more than 23,000 active cases of all types and sizes in 2022. JAMS mediators are equipped with the legal and business acumen, credibility and settlement skills required to resolve even the most contentious and complex matters. They work diligently every step of the way toward helping all parties arrive at the best possible outcome to their dispute. Known for excellent client service and efficiency in convening mediations and keeping them on track, JAMS case managers are also astute at helping parties select the mediator who best fits their needs. JAMS offers affordable hearing formats, including half-day options, for every dispute.

The Center for Conflict Management at Kennesaw State (The Center) provides professional development for neutrals at every stage of their career. The Center hosts an extensive network of experienced trainers to deliver insightful and impactful learning opportunities. Available in variety of formats—on campus, online or at your facility—The Center's trainings blend instruction and interaction to support mediators, arbitrators, facilitators, and others to enhance their skills and improve their services.

Miles Mediation & Arbitration is shaping the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) industry with our comprehensive professional services model that combines the expertise of our highly skilled, diverse panel of neutrals with an unparalleled level of client support to guide and empower parties to fair, timely, and cost-effective resolution regardless of case size, specialization, or complexity.

The Graduate Program in Alternative Dispute Resolution at University of Georgia's School of Law is an online 12 credit hour course of study in mediation, negotiation, and ADR systems design for an advanced credential: the Graduate Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution. Participants may complete the ADR Program in conjunction with the M.S.L. degree, with a J.D., or as a stand-alone credential. (Admission is required for each program.) Online classes feature interaction with expert faculty in real-time and emphasize learning through experiences.

The program is designed for working professionals. Courses are generally scheduled in the evening and approved for 3 credit hours, making it possible to participate while working full-time.

Silver Sponsor

The Amicable Divorce Network is a team of licensed, experienced divorce professionals - including attorneys, mental health clinicians, financial experts and other specialists. We guide divorcing couples through a modern way to divorce called the Amicable Divorce Process, which is a civilized, transparent, and cost effective alternative to adversarial divorce litigation. Our members are vetted to ensure that they are leading, solution oriented experts, committed to an amicable approach to divorce. We provide divorcing couples with the expert advice and guidance that they need, without traditional, destructive and costly litigation. Our structured approach empowers reasonable people to reach an informed settlement while preserving their privacy, sanity and hard earned assets. Network members charge reasonable rates for work that is focused on healthy resolutions for clients. Use of the Member Directory is free to the public.

Interested in sponsoring the ADR Institute?

Since 1993, the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution and the State Bar of Georgia dispute Resolution Section have co-sponsored the largest dispute resolution conference in Georgia, featuring national and local speakers. The 30th Annual ADR Institute is slated for Thursday, November 16, 2023, at the State Bar of Georgia Conference Center in Atlanta. For this year’s event, we are adding opportunities for exhibitor booths as well as real estate in the program book and on-screen advertisement for the livestream. Consider this a cordial invitation for you to be part of this year’s group of supports. We have created tiered sponsorship levels that allow your company to be featured at the event as well as in marketing materials and on swag items.

Interested in sponsoring this year’s Institute? There are four different sponsorship packages to choose from, along with a la carte items which may be purchased with or separately from a package. Reach out to Kriste Pope for more information.

We appreciate your consideration of support!


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