ADR Forms

INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE ADR FORMS FOR SELECTION OF AN ADR PROCESS (ADR LOCAL RULE 3-5)

Under ADR Local Rule 3-5, by the date set forth in the Initial Case Management Scheduling Order, counsel (and any self-represented party) shall do all of the following:

  1. meet and confer to attempt to agree on an ADR process; and
  2. file the form entitled ADR CERTIFICATION BY PARTIES AND COUNSEL (note: this form need not be filed jointly by all parties--each party may file a separate certification); and
  3. jointly file one of the following: 
    • STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER SELECTING ADR PROCESS (if the parties have agreed to participate in Early Neutral Evaluation (“ENE”), mediation or private ADR) or 
    • NOTICE OF NEED FOR ADR PHONE CONFERENCE (if the parties either have not yet agreed to an ADR process or they plan to request an early settlement conference before a Magistrate Judge)
Effective Date
ADR Certification (.pdf, 34 KB) 06/23/2016
Notice of Need for ADR Phone Conference (.pdf, 36 KB) 06/23/2016
Notice of Need for Mediation - ADA Access Cases (G.O. 56) (.pdf, 38 KB) 06/23/2016
Stipulation and Proposed Order Selecting ADR Process (.pdf, 54 KB) 06/23/2016