Pew Trusts Feature ODR and Matterhorn Founder J.J. Prescott

Matterhorn founder J.J. Prescott recently responded to questions from Pew Trusts about online dispute resolution (ODR). The responses published June 4, 2019 on Pew’s online site discuss the impact, outcomes, and potential of ODR. In addition, the article addresses the best methods for courts to measure and evaluate ODR platform success and value.

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Matterhorn Selected for Manhattan ODR Pilot

The New York State Unified Court System (UCS) has awarded Matterhorn the contract for their ODR pilot program. We are excited to work with the UCS to implement an online dispute resolution (ODR) platform for New York County Small Claims located in Manhattan, part of the Civil Court of the city of New York.

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ODR Video: College Town Court Connects with the Public Online

On May 8, 2019, Matterhorn hosted an ODR webinar: College Town Court Connects with the Public Online. The webinar featured Chief Judge Andrea Andrews Larkin, Court Administrator Nicole Evans, Robert Stump, and Sarah Cheesebro of the 54B District Court in East Lansing, Michigan.

Hear why the courted started with ODR in 2015 and what they learned and achieved through resolving over 5,000 cases online since launch.

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Washtenaw County Courts use ODR for DWLS Cases

Michigan 14A and 14B District Courts are improving access to justice for the public online. For drivers who have received a Driving While License Suspended (DWLS) citation, the courts provide an online way for individuals to identify the location of their suspension(s) and a guided path to resolve them. Once the suspension(s) are removed and the driver has their license back, they can resolve their DWLS citation.

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Live ODR Webinar: College Town Court Connects with the Public Online

Court-connected ODR expands access. For courts in college towns, you may think mostly students participate in online dispute resolution (ODR). However, all members of the public are taking advantage of the platform. 

Hear from the 54B District Court located in East Lansing, Michigan which began offering ODR for traffic citations, parking tickets, and recently expanded their platform to include online plea. 

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