Uniform Mediation Act - Helpful Web Sites

Supreme Court of Ohio Dispute Resolution Section, Rules and Legislation:
http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/JCS/disputeResolution/resources/rules_legislation.asp

Ohio Commission on Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management, UMA section:
http://disputeresolution.ohio.gov/UMA303.htm Link opens new window.

125th General Assembly, to obtain UMA as passed by Senate and signed by the governor, note you can get a line numbered copy by clicking the appropriate format at top left:
http://www.legilsature.state.oh.us/bills.cfm?ID=125_HB_303_PS Link opens new window.

UMA site at Harvard Program on Negotiation (contains drafts, press releases, members of drafting committees and reporters and link to final NCCUSL version of UMA):
http://www.pon.harvard.edu/guests/uma/ Link opens new window.

NCCUSL final draft of UMA with prefatory notes and commentary:
http://law.upenn.edu/bll/ulc/mediat/UMA2001.htm Link opens new window.

NAFCM Interest Statement on the UMA:
http://www.disputeresolution.ohio.gov/nafcm.htm Link opens new window.

OCMA Position Statement on the UMA:
http://disputeresolution.ohio.gov/pdfs/ocma.pdf Link opens new window.

OCMA Home Page:
http://www.ohiocommunitymediation.org Link opens new window.

OMA Home Page:
www.mediateohio.org; www.mediate.com/ohio Link opens new window.

Alphabet Soup

AAA - American Arbitration Association

ABA - American Bar Association

ACR - Association for Conflict Resolution formerly SPIDR (Society for Professionals in Dispute Resolution); CREnet (Conflict Resolution Education Network) and AFM (Academy of Family Mediators)

NAFCM - National Association for Community Mediation

NCCUSL - National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws

OCDRCM - Ohio Commission on Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management

OCMA - Ohio Community Mediation Association

OMA - Ohio Mediation Association

OSBA - Ohio State Bar Association

PON - Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School

UMA - Uniform Mediation Act also known as HB 303 in Ohio