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Tennessee Supreme Court Adopts Revised Rules For Mediators

Monday, 9th October 2018

"The Tennessee Supreme Court has adopted significant revisions to its rules regulating court-approved mediators in the state. The revisions to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31, and the adoption of Rule 31A, are the first in-depth changes to the rules governing mediation and arbitration in Tennessee since Rule 31 was first adopted in 2001. These changes, most of which are effective Nov. 1, 2018, clarify and enhance the current rule.

The Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission (“ADRC”) administers the procedure for training and approving mediators for use by the courts pursuant to Rule 31, which established court-based alternative dispute resolution in Tennessee...ADRC members from across Tennessee are: Larry Bridgesmith, Nashville; Frank Cantrell, Memphis; Leslie Gattas, Memphis; Linda Nettles Harris, Memphis; Celeste Herbert, Knoxville; Richard Ladd, Jr., Bristol; Steve Shields, Memphis; Ed Silva, Franklin; Virginia Story, Franklin; Jack Waddey, Nashville; and Mary Ann Zaha, Chattanooga.  Bridgesmith served as the Chair of the Rule and Policy Review Committee with Cantrell, Shields, and Zaha serving as Committee members.  To learn more about mediation, visit"

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