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You & The Law: Alternatives to the courtroom

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Alternative dispute resolution is a way to avoid those struggles in a courtroom and sometimes the bad feelings which follow. Attorney Bridget O'Connell works in alternative dispute resolution in Family Court, helping families ease the stress of the aftermaths of divorce.

Mike Desmond is one of Western New York’s most experienced reporters, having spent nearly a half-century covering the region for newspapers, television stations and public radio. He has been with WBFO and its predecessor, WNED-AM, since 1988. As a reporter for WBFO, he has covered literally thousands of stories involving education, science, business, the environment and many other issues. Mike has been a long-time theater reviewer for a variety of publications and was formerly a part-time reporter for The New York Times.