A Uniform Mediation Act Primer As States Continue Adoption

Law360 (March 30, 2021, 1:53 PM EDT) -- On March 25, the Georgia House passed Senate Bill 234, which amends Title 9 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated relating to civil practice, thus substantially adopting the provisions of the Uniform Mediation Act. 

Upon the expected signing by Gov. Brian Kemp, Georgia will become the latest jurisdiction to adopt the UMA in whole or in part, joining Hawaii, Idaho, South Dakota, Vermont, Utah, Ohio, Washington, New Jersey, Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska and the District of Columbia.

Looking ahead, practitioners can anticipate that the state rate of adoption will accelerate in light of widespread trial delays, which have led to increased...

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