Office for Alternative Dispute Resolution (OADR)

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WHO WE ARE

The Office for Alternative Dispute Resolution (OADR) is an attached agency of the Department of Justice which was created pursuant to Republic Act (R.A.) No. 9285 or the Alternative Dispute Resolution Act of 2004.

Its mandates are to promote, develop and expand the use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in the private and public sectors; to assist the government to monitor, study and evaluate the use by the public and private sector of ADR; and to recommend to Congress needful statutory changes to develop, strengthen and improve ADR practices in accordance with world standards.
 

MISSION

To promote and institutionalize the effective and ethical use and practice of ADR in the country.
 

VISION

We envision an enlightened society that rises above conflicts and empowers parties in making arrangements to settle their own disputes that is fair and just for all. Towards this end, the OADR will be a dynamic policymaking body that aligns itself with global trends in promoting and institutionalizing the effective and ethical use and practice of ADR in the Philippines.
 

ENABLING LAW

Republic Act No. 9285 - AN ACT TO INSTITUTIONALIZE THE USE OF AN ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION SYSTEM IN THE PHILIPPINES AND TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICE FOR ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; otherwise known as the “Alternative Dispute Resolution Act of 2004”
 

IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS OF R.A. NO. 9285

Department Circular No. 98, series of 2009
 

QUALITY POLICY

The OADR is committed to promote, develop and expand the use of ADR in the public and private sectors. It shall undertake the following:

  • Develop ADR standards and policies in accordance with world standards;
  • Deliver quality services relating to advocacy, training, certification, and monitoring and evaluation;
  • Comply with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements; and

Continually improve the Quality Management System.

 

DIRECTORY OF OFFICIALS

MENARDO I. GUEVARRA
Secretary
Direct Line No.: 8521-8348
Telefax No.: 8526-2618
Trunkline No.: 8523-8481 loc. 217
Email Address: [email protected];
[email protected]

 

JOHN PAULO V. SALVAHAN
Undersecretary
Trunkline No.: 8523-8481 loc. 415
Email Address:
[email protected]

 

OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

ATTY. IRENE D.T. ALOGOC, CESE
Executive Director V
Email Address: [email protected]
Office Telephone No.: (02) 8524 8939

 

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION

 

ATTY. ALI LORAINE V. MANRIQUE

Attorney V

OIC Chief, Finance and Administrative Division

Email: [email protected]

Office Telephone No.: (02) 8524 8939

 

TRAINING, ACCREDITATION AND PROMOTION SERVICE

 

ATTY. MA. CHRISTINA V. ABALOS-NAIG, CESE

Director III

Email Address: [email protected]

Office Telephone No.: (02) 8524 8939

 

MR. RAMON P. LOGOC

Chief

Training and Program Development Division

Email: [email protected]

Office Telephone No.: (02) 8524 8939

 

MS. LAURENCE P. GARCIA

OIC Chief

Accreditation and Certification Division

Email address: [email protected]

Office Telephone No.: (02) 8524 8939

 

MR. DARREL WINTHROP G. TORRES

OIC Chief

Public Information and Promotion Division

Email: [email protected]

Office Telephone No.: (02) 8524 8939

 

POLICY, COMPLIANCE AND MONITORING SERVICE

 

MR. RYAN C. THOMAS

OIC Director

Email: [email protected]

Office Telephone No.: (02) 8524 8939

 

KRISTEL CLAUDINE D. ASLANBAIGI

Chief

Compliance and Monitoring Division

Email: [email protected]

Office Telephone No.: (02) 8524 8939

 

Policy Formulation and Development Division

Office Telephone No.: (02) 8524 8939

 

CONTACT US

Email address           : [email protected]
Telephone No.          : (02) 8524-8939
Webpage                   : http://doj.gov.ph/office-for-alternative-dispute-resolution.html
Office Address          : 6th Floor, JDC Center Building, Engracia Reyes Street, Ermita, Manila 1000

 

 

OADR INFOGRAPHICS

Newsletter Issue No. 1 (Download)
Newsletter Issue No. 2 (Download)
English Comics (Download)
Tagalog Comics (Download)


OADR-ACCREDITED ADR PRACTITIONERS, APOs AND PUBLIC ADR PROGRAM

Accredited Individual Practitioners (Download)
Accredited Private ADR Provider Organizations and their Respective Recognized ADR Neutrals (Download)
Accredited Public ADR Program (Download)
OADR-Trained Participants Who Successfully Completed Course Requirements (Download)

 

PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 242 REFERENCES

PD 242 (Download)
Uniform Rules on Dispute Resolution Under Presidential Decree No. 242, As Amended, For Government Agencies and Instrumentalities, and Government-Owned or Controlled Corporations (Download)

 

CITIZEN’S CHARTER

Approval of Training Program
Individual ADR Practitioner
Private APO

Public ADR Program

 

Updated as of 26 March 2021

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