The First Commercial Dispute?

Check out this photo of a commercial dispute from 1750 BC — reporting a disagreement over the wrong grade of copper being delivered to a buyer in Ur (read more info about Ur here).  The filing process for this case Read More

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Her Majesty’s Online Court

In the news today is the publication of the ground breaking Report by the 15 strong ODR Advisory Group to the Civil Justice Council (of which I am a member ) for an Internet based court service, provisionally called Her Majesty’s Read More

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Law Sites Blogger Robert Ambrogi Offers Modria as Evidence That Online Dispute Resolution is Gaining Traction

“Turning now to online dispute resolution, which is something I thought would take off far more quickly than it actually has. Way back in 2001, I wrote an article about services offering ODR, almost all of which are now defunct. Read More

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Modria Co-Founder Colin Rule Published in Law Technology News

Technology is changing the way we interact with each other in profound and empowering ways. This change is generating new kinds of disputes, including many low value, complex, and multi-jurisdictional matters. Go to Law Technology News to read the entire Read More

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Law in Action

Modria featured on BBC 4 Law in Action

Modria’s Head of the European Advisory Board, Graham Ross, featured Modria in a segment on the long running program Law in Action today.  Listen to the clip here: Modria on BBC 4 Law in Action

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“Practical Tech Tools” Course features Modria Services

Now in its second year, the Practical Technology Tools for Mediators and Dispute Resolution Professionals course, will be taught again starting October 22 by world-renowned experts in ADR technology, and excellent mediators and instructors, Larry Bridgesmith and Dan Rainey (full Read More

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Advisory Board

Modria’s Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board is collection of business and ODR experts who consult with Modria’s leadership team every month on strategic and policy issues.  They provide counsel and advice while extending the reach of the Modria team around the globe.  Our Read More

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Free Teleseminar Featuring Modria Co-Founder Colin Rule

Please join us on September 11th at 3pm Eastern time for a free teleseminar presented by the Commercial Section of ACR, entitled “Virtual Ratings, Claims and Disputes: How They Impact Business and the Role for Mediators.”  To join, just use Read More

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New Modria Webinar Available

On July 22, Modria CEO Scott Carr hosted a Webinar featuring Kim Simpson, who is the Tax Administrator in Durham, North Carolina.  This Webinar offers a full demo of the Modria Resolution Center for Tax Appeals, and talks about the Durham experience Read More

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International Journal of Online Dispute Resolution

The Debut of the International Journal of Online Dispute Resolution

The first issue of the new International Journal of Online Dispute Resolution has been released, and it’s incredible! There’s a piece fro Ethan Katsh (Chair of Modria’s Advisory Board) and Orna Rabinovich-Einy on Digital Justice, a great piece on ODR Read More

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New article on ODR (and Modria) in Fair and Equitable Magazine

Wendy M. Sapp, an Administrative Analyst for the Alachua County Property Appraiser’s Office in Gainesville, Florida, has an excellent article on ODR in the latest issue of Fair and Equitable, the magazine of the International Association of Assessment Officers (IAAO).  The article Read More

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Modria acquires Juripax

Modria Acquires Juripax

Modria, provider of the world’s leading online dispute resolution (ODR) platform, announced today that it has acquired Netherlands-based Juripax B.V., an online mediation software provider. Juripax has the leading European online dispute resolution platform, helping mediators and dispute resolvers, companies, Read More

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UK moves towards ODR

Modria was featured in an article in The Times today on moves by the courts in England and Wales to consider introducing Online Dispute Resolution into the civil justice system. Richard Susskind, IT Adviser to the Lord Chief Justice since Read More

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The Unintended Consequences of the New EU Law on ADR/ODR?

“You do not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light of the wrongs it would do and the harms it would cause if improperly administered.” – Former US President Read More

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Compulsory Mediation Meetings Introduced Today in Family Cases in England and Wales

From the 22nd of April 2014 anyone wishing to start court proceedings in divorce in England or Wales will be required to attend a meeting to learn about how mediation can assist before they can issue their court application. The Read More

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AAA and Modria

Modria and the American Arbitration Association

You’ve probably seen the exciting news today that the American Arbitration Association (AAA) has selected Modria to build the online platform to manage AAA’s New York No Fault (NYNF) caseload. This new platform will accelerate case processing, ensure secure and Read More

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Modria in the Times of India

Rodney Ryder in the Times of India: “…the example of Modria, a website that was started with the aim of providing low cost dispute resolution. ‘While many people start to act on a grievance as a customer of a service Read More

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Cross Border eCommerce to Grow 6X by 2020

Reuters, January 20, 2014: “The value of online exports in six of the top e-commerce markets will grow fivefold to $130 billion by 2020, with Britain currently generating the biggest online trade surplus by selling more goods abroad, research showed Read More

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Apple and Samsung Agree to Mediation

Joel Rosenblatt in Bloomberg News today: “Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. agreed to a mediator in an effort to resolve their patent disputes over smartphone technology before their next trial in San Jose, California, scheduled to begin in March. Read More

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Technology That Learns

Interesting article from IBM’s Systems Magazine. “The applications for cognitive systems with this degree of complexity are virtually limitless. From weather warnings to medicine, e-commerce to banking, cognitive computers will utilize their senses to integrate the vast amounts of available Read More

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