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Feb 14, 2022

Pandemic’s Silver Lining for the Courts

The coronavirus has led to inconvenience, case backlogs, and court closures across the nation. Yet thanks to Zoom and other videoconferencing platforms, commercial mediators and arbitrators have stepped up to fill the void and remained on the front line to help parties resolve disputes out of court. Virtual bargaining tables and courtrooms have quickly eclipsed in-person models as the preferred dispute resolution choice – a testament to the quality of service and effectiveness neutrals provide with remote access.

It appears that Zoom mediations (and even hearings) are here to stay. What about the court system?

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