CDRC IS THE VOICE OF REASONED AUTHORITY
In Sacramento and courts nationally, CDRC is now considered the “go-to” organization for input on legislative and judicial ADR issues.
CDRC is the only not-for-profit ADR organization in California with a full time lobbyist. Our Lobbyist, Donne Brownsey represent a variety of important causes and organizations, including solar power, the Breast Cancer Fund, and the California Adoption Lawyer; and she was the first California lobbyist to focus on ADR.
CDRC has reviewed and weighed in on more than 500 pieces of proposed legislation in California that would, for example, have diluted the integrity of ADR processes, compromised mediation confidentiality, and required payment of ADR related fees to the State. CDRC has also written Amicus briefs and has been influential in the holdings of significant ADR related cases including: Foxgate, Rojas, Simmons, Armendariz, Eisendrath and many others.
CDRC represents the interests of the entire ADR community from part-time community mediators to full scale ADR entities. As the ONLY organization that serves the interests of the entire ADR community, it actively:
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