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Welcome to ACR Houston!

A professional organization dedicated to  the practice and public understanding of conflict resolution.

The Association for Conflict Resolution - Houston (ACR Houston) is a 501.c.3 organization dedicated to promoting Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and conflict management, supporting and developing ADR professionals, and educating our community about the many uses and benefits of ADR.


Announcements
"NJ Prohibits Waiver and Non-Disclosure Provisions"
By - posted at 3/22/2019 1:34:11 AM



New Jersey continues to rewrite the employment law landscape under Governor Phil Murphy. On March 18, 2019, the state amended the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) in two significant ways.

Non-Disclosure Provisions in Agreements With Employees are Unenforceable

No Rights Relating to Discrimination Claims Can Be Waived

Read full article including impact the ability of employers to enforce arbitration agreements concerns

Ballard Spahr LLP



"Dr. Manousso - TAM Award Winner"
By - posted at 3/8/2019 2:12:24 PM


Congratulations to Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso, ACR Board Member, who accepted the Susanne C. Adams Award for 2019 at the Texas Association of Mediators (TAM) conference on March 1, 2019.  Dr. Manousso was honored because of her exceptional and outstanding efforts in promoting and furthering the use of mediation in Texas and around the globe.


"Join/Renew Membership"
By - posted at 1/1/2019 12:30:11 PM


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Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
April 24-May 03, 2019; Wednesday - Friday
DRC-MC General 40 Hour Mediation Training
The Woodlands, TX - The Strong Firm Mediation, Arbitration & Collaboration Center (MAC)



General 40 Hour Mediation Training
April 24-26 & May 2-3, 2019

When: April 24-26, May 2-3, 8:30AM-5:30PM
Where: The Strong Firm Mediation, Arbitration & Collaboration Center (MAC), 1790 Hughes Landing Boulevard, Suite 200, The Woodlands, TX 77380
Cost: Regular: $500.00; Government and Non-Profit Employees: $375; Qualified Volunteers: $250**. Payment can be made via cash, attorney check, money order, or via credit card at
www.resolution-center.org/donations
Contact: Amber Gong at
amber.gong@mctx.org or 936-760-6914 ext. 3
Register: Complete contact information below and send with your payment. *Registration is limited and full payment must accompany your registration to hold your spot.*


May 03, 2019 - Friday
HBA: THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON ADR 2019





THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON ADR 2019
Co-sponsored by the HBA ADR Section and The Frank Evans Center for Conflict Resolution at South Texas College of Law Houston

FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2019
8:45 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

SOUTH TEXAS COLLEGE OF LAW HOUSTON
AUDITORIUM (1ST FLOOR)
1303 SAN JACINTO STREET
HOUSTON, TEXAS
7.00 HOURS MCLE, INCLUDING 4.25 HOURS ETHICS CREDIT
REGISTER TODAY - SPACE LIMITED

REGISTRATION FEES:
Section Members Before April 12 $ 50.00
Section Members After April 12 $ 125.00
Door Registration & Non-Members $ 150.00
Sitting Judges $ 0.00
Law Students (must pre-register by April 19 by email or mail) $ 0.00

Materials provided electronically by email or download.
Bring laptop or tablet if desired.

Register with HBA online here:https://www.hba.org/event/the-annual-conference-on-adr-2019/  or mail registration form along with a check (payable to: “HBA - ADR Section”) to Jennifer Bryant, Jackson Walker LLP, 1401 McKinney St., Ste. 1900, Houston, Texas 77010. Note: Pre-registration must be postmarked by April 19,2019. No refunds will be given after Friday, April 19. Electronic materials guaranteed for pre-registrants only. Light breakfast, lunch by Treebeards, drinks, and refreshments will be provided.

For more information regarding registration, call Jennifer Bryant, 713-752-4200; jbryant@jw.com.



  REGISTER NOW


May 15, 2019 - Wednesday
Manousso Arbitration Training May 2019
- Houston, Texas


Arbitration Training


Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
Arbitration Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria


9.5 hours. ($550) MCLE/CEU 8 and 3 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Houston: Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 8:30 AM until 6:00 PM.


See additional information here or at http://www.manousso.us or email us at mediation@Manousso.us.


May 16-17, 2019; Thursday - Friday
Manousso Elder and Adult Care Mediation Training
- Houston, Texas




Elder and Adult Care Mediation Training

Houston’s Uptown-Galleria

Thursday and Friday, May 16th and 17th, from 8 am until 6:30 PM
This is a terrific mediation model when divorce and child custody aren't your favorite clients, or if you like to help families. Lots of this work is done online, as well as in person.

Tuition is $575. www.manousso.us

See additional information here or at http://www.manousso.us or email us at mediation@Manousso.us.


May 22, 2019 - Wednesday
Melanie Bragg - Defining Moments
Houston, TX - Seasons 52 Fresh Grill

   

Melanie Bragg
Defining Moments: Insights into the Lawyer’s Soul

The Association for Conflict Resolution Houston Chapter's special guest speaker will be author and attorney Melanie Bragg at a luncheon at Seasons 52, on Westheimer in River Oaks District, at 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, on May 22, 2019.  The three course luncheon will be $25 for ACR Houston members and $40 for non-members.

Purchase Defining Moments: Insights into the Lawyer’s Soul online in advance, bring it to the luncheon and Melanie will sign it during the luncheon.

*REGISTER HERE*



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