It's that time of year again!  Dispute Resolution Institute will be hosting our 8th Annual Bocce Ball Fundraising Tournament!!!  Never played before?  No problem!  A quick run down of the game will take place before the tournament begins.  A registration flyer is attached. 

Bocce Fundraiser Flyer

If you're unable to play but want to show your support, we are again offering sponsorship opportunities this year!  Please see the attached sponsorship flyer for more information.

Bocce Sponsorship Flyer

All funds raised will go to support the many programs DRI administers, specifically mediation services to low-income individuals going through foreclosure, divorce, or custody issues.
We hope you'll join us for a fun day of bocce!

About DRI



Mediation is a way of resolving disputes.  Through mediation, people with a disagreement or problem talk about it, try to think of possible solutions, discuss how and whether the solutions would work, and try to reach an agreement.  They do this with the help of the mediator who keeps them on task and encourages them to speak honestly and respectfully with each other.

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The members of the Dispute Resolution Institute (DRI) are professionals who are trained mediators and who share the common goal of providing mediation services, promoting ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution), and providing ongoing in-service and skill development.

If you have been directed by a First Judicial Circuit Judge to complete mediation, or you are considering mediation, this website will address many common questions. 

This site will help you locate a mediator in the First  Judicial Circuit  (counties of Alexander, Jackson, Johnson, Massac, Pulaski, Pope, Saline, Williamson, and Union) and direct you to other sources for mediators in other counties.