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Alternative Dispute Resolution Lawyers In Springfield Massachusetts

Springfield is the largest city on the Connecticut River and the county seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. In the 2000 census, the city population was 154,082 with an estimated 2008 population of 150,640. It is the third largest city in Massachusetts and fourth largest in New England. Springfield has two nicknames — The City of Homes and The City of Firsts. Historically the first Springfield in the United States, it is the largest city in Western Massachusetts and the Pioneer Valley. Springfield is notable as the birthplace of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, as well as the city where James Naismith invented basketball. It is home to the Basketball Hall of Fame and the Springfield Falcons AHL ice hockey team. It also holds the western world's largest collection of Chinese cloisonné at the G.W. Vincent Smith Art Museum. The Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area consists of three counties: Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin. At the 2000 census, the Springfield MSA had a population of 680,014 (though a July 1, 2007, estimate placed the population at 682,657). It is also part of a larger metropolitan area known as the Northeast megalopolis.

What is alternative dispute resolution?

Alternative Dispute Resolution is a mechanism by which different types of legal disputes are resolved through out-of-court processes like arbitration, and mediation as an alternative to civil litigation. ADR methods can be effective in reducing the time, money, and adversarial nature associated with traditional court-based proceedings.

Answers to alternative dispute resolution issues in Massachusetts

Alternative Dispute Resolution ("ADR") is a mechanism by which civil disputes are resolved as an alter­native to...

Neutral case evaluation is one of the three different forms of resolving civil disputes through Alternative Dispute...

Mediation is one of the three different forms of resolving civil disputes through Alternative Dispute Resolution:...