OFFICE OF MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION
The office of mediation and arbitration shall:
I. Guide the development of alternative dispute resolution programs;
II. Promote alternative dispute resolution solutions;
III. Serve as an alternative dispute resolution resource to courts;
IV. Support the administration of alternative dispute resolution programs in all courts; and
V. Facilitate voluntary pre-suit mediation or arbitration services, in accordance with rules adopted by the supreme court, as an option in cases which would otherwise be filed in the trial courts.
Source. 2007, 344:2. 2009, 136:1, 2, eff. June 29, 2009.