Alternative Dispute Resolution at the Department of Justice

 

Statistical Summary: Use and Benefits of Alternative Dispute Resolution by the Department of Justice

This data is based on detailed case reports submitted by the lead trial counsel in all cases in which a private neutral conducted an ADR process in Department litigation across the country.

Category TOTALS
  2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Success Rates for ADR            
Voluntary ADR Proceedings 69%
Resolved
75% Resolved 69%
Resolved
73% Resolved 77% Resolved 78% Resolved
Court-Ordered Proceedings 49% Resolved 49% Resolved 49%
Resolved
53% Resolved 46% Resolved 42% Resolved
55% 59% 63% 86% 73% 83%
Quantified Benefits of ADR            
$ $ $12,618,450 $12,185,750 $11,992,250 $5,940,287
7,763 Days 14,553 Days 9,047 Days 14,656 Days 12,084 Days 5,829 Days

967  Months

2,692 Months 1,516
Months
1,231
Months
915
Months
849
Months
DOJ Support ADR            
Expenditures for Mediation Services $2,504,010 $1,816,177 $1,198,128 $1,931,900 $1,531,879 $1,141,103
Number of Case Authorized for ADR Funding 445 504

540

470 598 528

 

Updated April 13, 2015