Oklahoma Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators

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[edit] General Information

  • Official name: Oklahoma Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators
  • Country: USA
  • City: Oklahoma City
  • Type of organization: Non-profit organization
  • Date of creation: -
  • Interests: Mediation - Arbitration
  • Fields of expertise: Civil & Domestic Disputes (family, commercial…)

[edit] Description

Oklahoma Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators in an Association of professionals who promote the use of ADR to resolve conflict. The Oklahoma Association of Mediators and Arbitrators is a non-profit organization whose purposes are to promote education and awareness regarding mediation and arbitration.

[edit] Mediation

Mediation is a process in which a neutrall person or persons facilitate communication and negotiations between disputants to assist them in reaching a mutually acceptable agreement, or a better understanding of each participants interests, needs, values and options.

A mediation conference can be scheduled very quickly and requires a relatively small amount of preparation time. Mediation generally begins with a joint discussion of the situation, followed by the mediator working with the disputants, both together and separately, if appropriate, to resolve concerns. Many cases are resolved within a few hours.

Perhaps most important, mediation works! Statistics show that 85% of commercial matters and 95% of personal injury matters end in written settlement agreements. Divorce cases that are mediated have a higher compliance rate.

[edit] Mediation Civil & Mediation domestic

The AMA member “Civil Mediators” on this list attest that they have met the standards of the Oklahoma District Court Mediation Act, and have, at a minimum, completed 24 hours of training in civil & commercial mediation plus observed two mediation cases.

The OAMA member “Domestic mediators” on this list attest that they have met the standards of the Oklahoma District Court Mediation Act, and have completed a minimum of 40 hours of training in family and divorce mediation, have conducted 12 hours of mediation with at least three families.

[edit] Arbitration

Arbitration is the submission of a dispute to one or more impartial persons for a final and binding decision.

This process is private and confidential, designed for quick, practical, and economical settlements. Parties can exercise additional control with specific provisions contract arbitration clauses or, when a dispute arises, through the modification of certain of the arbitration rules to suit a particular dispute. Stipulations may be made regarding confidentiality of proprietary information used; evidence, locale, number of arbitrators, and issues subject to arbitration. The parties may provide for expedited arbitration procedures if they anticipate a need for hearings to be scheduled on short notice.

[edit] Arbitrator Civil & Arbitrator Domestic

While the OAMA asks its members to affirm that they comply with governing statutes and industry ethical standards, the OAMA does not investigate, credential, or certify its members, nor does it guarantee the qualifications or services of its members.

The OAMA member “Arbitrator Civil” on this list attest that they have met the standards of the Oklahoma District Court Mediation Act, and have, at a minimum, completed 24 hours of training in civil & commercial mediation plus observed two mediation cases.

The OAMA member “Arbitrator Domestic” on this list attest that they have met the standards of the Oklahoma District Court Mediation Act, and have completed a minimum of 40 hours of training in family and divorce mediation, have conducted 12 hours of mediation with at least three families.

[edit] Contact

13308 N MacArthur Blvd. Oklahoma City, OK 73142- USA

Tel: 405-443-5656

Email: thanh.pham@tinker.af.mil

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