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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Inter-Local Conflict Resolution Group (ILCRG)
King County Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution
401 Fifth Ave., Suite 135
Seattle, WA 98104

Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution

The King County Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution (also known as the Alternative Dispute Resolution [ADR] Program) is an office within King County government to provide early resolution of workplace conflicts through a variety of dispute resolution processes.

The ADR Office provides a fast, cost-effective way to:

  • resolve problems early between individuals and within work groups
  • develop conflict resolution skills within your organization
  • facilitate cooperation between unions and management
  • mediate grievances
  • avoid litigation

Find out more about the benefits of Alternative Dispute Resolution programs and read our Frequently Asked Questions page to get many of your questions answered. If you're still not sure of something, feel free to contact us directly.

If you would like to request mediation or use our other services, or if your organization is interested in becoming a member of the ILCRG, please contact us and a staff member will get back to you.


Inter-Local Conflict Resolution Group (ILCRG)

A program within the Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution, the Inter-Local Conflict Resolution Group or ILCRG is a consortium of government agencies, labor unions, and volunteer professionals that provides mediation and other forms of dispute resolution services to its members at no cost.

Who is eligible for ADR services?

  • King County employees with work related conflicts
  • Labor Unions*
    • * requires joining the consortium
  • Public Sector Agencies and their employees*
    • * requires joining the consortium

How to join the consortium


Who is not eligible for ADR services?

  • Private disputes such as family law, parenting plans, or court-ordered mediations
  • Neighbor-to-neighbor conflicts

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