Posted on Apr 13, 2021 |Events


The 2021 Virtual Spring Conference theme is “Agility, Disruption, and Reinvention: ADR in a New World.” We are facing many extreme challenges, including a deadly global pandemic requiring seismic shifts in our personal and professional lives. The 2021 conference will examine how recent events have disrupted the field of dispute resolution, how the field has adapted, and what additional reinvention may be necessary or beneficial.

2021 ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Virtual Spring Conference


New York, NY (March 12, 2021) – NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation), one of the nation's leading providers of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services, is honored to participate as a Silver-Level Sponsor for this year's American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference, Agility, Disruption, and Reinvention: ADR in a New World. The event will take place in Los Angeles from April 14th – 17th.

More than 500 dispute resolution professionals from around the world are expected to attend both remotely and in-person. The 4-day international event will continue the tradition of offering excellent and innovative educational programs that will be presented by key thought leaders in the dispute resolution field along with social and networking events. The conference will be a hybrid model with in-person programs and events as well as robust virtual options. The agenda will include programming on mediation, arbitration, technology, advocacy, diversity, practice developments, legal education, court ADR and more. All in-person events will follow local and CDC public health guidelines and regulations.

About NAM

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) has been providing Alternative Dispute Resolution services throughout the United States and internationally for almost 30 years and is recognized for its superb customer service and exceptional panel of arbitrators and mediators.  For the eighth year in a row, NAM was named a top ADR firm in the United States by the 2021 National Law Journal Best Of Survey and was also voted the #1 National ADR Provider by the 2018 and 2019 Corporate Counsel Best Of Surveys. The 2020 New York Law Journal Best Of Survey selected NAM as the #1 ADR firm for the past ten years and was also voted a top ADR Resource by the survey respondents – a testament to the depth and breadth of knowledge, information and thought leadership provided by the firm to the ADR community at large. Further, seven of NAM's neutrals were named National Law Journal 2018 Alternative Dispute Resolution Champions, as part of a select group of only 46 nationwide (the last year of that survey). NAM was also voted a top ADR provider by the New England, Midwest and New Jersey Best Of surveys and a top ADR resource by the Texas Lawyer Best Of survey. 

NAM works with more than 10,000 commercial entities, including more than 50 percent of the NAM works with more than 10,000 commercial entities, including more than 50 percent of the Fortune 100 companies. NAM offers litigants a nationwide panel of more than 2,600 top-tier former judges and legal practitioners uniquely qualified to facilitate the resolution of disputes in a private forum. NAM maintains rosters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and in major cities around the world, with deep experience in the areas of banking and financial services, complex commercial, construction, corporate, employment, entertainment, trusts and estates, international, insurance/reinsurance, medical malpractice, personal injury, professional liability and real estate dispute resolution. NAM is an indispensable resource for parties seeking cost-effective alternatives to expensive and time-consuming litigation.  

NAM's Continuing Legal Education Program

NAM provides complimentary continuing legal education (CLE) programs virtually, on-site at your office, or in any of NAM's dedicated conference facilities. Our Continuing Legal Education department will work with your firm or organization to customize a CLE program that is designed to meet your specific CLE issues and topics of interest. Our respected faculty provides participants with an interactive presentation that will engage and educate your audience as they earn relevant CLE credit.

Please contact NAM's CLE department at 800-358-2550 or email us at for information on how we can customize a CLE program for your organization.