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Other Resources

Do you have questions about the law and your rights? Need information about landlord/tenant law, or about your consumer rights? Trying to find legal help? Check out our section of links to legal information. It answers some common questions asked by people calling the Center.

Searching for more information about mediation or alternative dispute resolution? The links and resources below may also help. You will find general information and information on specific types of alternative dispute resolution.

General Information on Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Campus Mediation and Conflict Resolution Program Directories

Campus-adr.org -- resources, articles, links and more, all about campus dispute resolution.

Conflict Resolution Information Source -- a great resource with all kinds of information about conflict resolution (hosted by Colorado State University).

Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services -- this organization provides mediation and arbitration services to industry, communities, and government agencies world-wide.

Mediation.com -- lets you search for a mediator in your area who can help you resolve your dispute (if you live in Springfield, MO or the surrounding area and you need a mediator, please contact the CDR.

The Institute for International Mediation and Conflict Resolution -- this site maintains an online library and a database of job and internship opportunities in dispute resolution.

Mediate.com -- an excellent and comprehensive resource, this site has an extensive online library of articles and resources.

The National Mediation Board -- a web site of the Federal Government, covering both mediation and arbitration.

ADR Resources -- this site, hosted by Stephen Marsh, has a variety of resources including collections of essays/articles on mediation.

Information on Specific Types of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Victim Offender Mediation Association -- this site offers a variety of resources on victim-offender mediation.

Mediationworks -- a web site dedicated to managing workplace conflict.

CR Info Business Conflict Edition -- this version of the Conflict Resolution Information Source focuses on all types of business conflict.

CR Info Legal ADR Edition -- this version of the Conflict Resolution Information Source focuses on alternative dispute resolution in the legal field.

CR Info Intergroup Conflict Edition -- this version of the Conflict Resolution Information Source focuses on resolving conflicts that take place between groups of people.

CR Info International Conflict Edition -- this version of the Conflict Resolution Information Source focuses on resolving international conflicts.

CR Info Environmental/Public Policy Conflict Edition
-- this version of the Conflict Resolution Information Source focuses on resolving environmental and public policy conflicts.


Contact Information

Physical Address: Missouri State University, Park Central Office Building room 212, 117 Park Central Square, Springfield MO (View a map of the CDR's downtown location.)

Mailing Address: Missouri State University, Center for Dispute Resolution, 901 S. National, Springfield MO 65897

CDR Phone: (417) 836-8831

Fax: (417) 836-8288

E-mail: CDR@MissouriState.edu

CDR Staff

Charlene Berquist, Director, Center for Dispute Resolution; Professor, Department of Communication
Heather Blades, Associate Director, Center for Dispute Resolution
Janelle Thacker, Kristin Gearhart, and Becky Saunders, Graduate Assistants
Taylor Friedli, and Cassie Kite, Student Workers