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Formalized ADR means better resolutions, fewer trials, lawyers say (access required)

Attorneys have been known to agree on little, but on the rise of formalized alternative dispute resolution in South Carolina trial courts, they agree on one point: ADR is good for litigants and good for attorneys. But it may be depriving young attorneys of courtroom experience. Columbia attorney and mediator John Moylan told Lawyers Weekly that the pilot mediation program the Supreme Court started over a decade ago has expanded to numerous counties in the state, where some form of mediation is mandatory in civil cases.

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