TRAINING & SEMINARS                   

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For more than a decade, Associates in Dispute Resolution LLC, has been a leader in designing and developing high-quality training programs for regional, national and international bar associations as well as customized presentations in behalf of corporations, law firms, human resource managers, court personnel, judges and experienced litigators. ADR, LLC, Partner Larry R. Rute has served as a long-time Adjunct Professor at Washburn University School of Law teaching Dispute Resolution Techniques. ADR, LLC, Patrick Nichols, has served as an Adjunct Professor teaching Dispute Resolution at the University of Kansas School of Law and Washburn School of Law.

We are available to assist in coordinating, developing and designing training to fit the needs of any corporation or organization. Click Here to review a representative sample of recent dispute resolution training programs in which we have been involved.


We present, on an annual basis, a highly acclaimed dispute resolution training program specifically designed to provide litigators, mediators, arbitrators and other professionals, high-quality mediation and dispute resolution training. We typically offer a minimum of six hours of CLE (Kansas and Missouri) and CME (Kansas) approved training credits. Our annual training offers an excellent opportunity to meet fellow professionals and to socialize and discuss “hot topic” dispute resolution issues and techniques. 

 2017 EVENTS

 Friday, September 29, 2017

Dispute Resolution Outside the Box

pending approval for 6.0 hours of CME/CLE for Missouri & Kansas

including 1.0 Hours of Ethics (approved)




April 8-9, 2016 - ABA Section of Dispute Resolution

New York, New York

Presentation:  Family Law Arbitration Act:  Has the Time Come Yet?

Presenters:  Professor Linda D. Elrod and Larry R. Rute


Click on links below for their presentation materials from this event.

Family Law Arbitration Act Outline by Linda D. Elrod

Family Law Arbitration Act PowerPoint Presentation

Draft of Family Law Arbitration Act



Friday, September 30, 2016

Innovative Dispute Resolution Techniques

pending approval for 6.0 hours of CME/CLE for Missouri & Kansas

including 1.0 Hours of Ethics (approved)














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