Minnesota Office of Administrative Hearings
Minnesota Office of Administrative Hearings - Duluth
11 E Superior St, Ste 180, Duluth, MN, 55802
Distance: 1195 Miles
Mediators are third parties that can help opposing sides of an argument or dispute by facilitating discussions and working with the parties to come to a decision.
Provides hearing and mediation services in contested case proceedings involving the public and state agencies or local governments
* Allowing adversely-affected citizens to challenge certain government actions
* Ensuring that agency rules and rulemaking proceedings are lawful and allow public participation
* Conducting hearings on petitions for creation or dissolution of municipalities or for alterations of municipal boundaries
* Conducting hearings on disputed workers' compensation benefits
* Assisting parties to resolve disputes through settlement or mediation
The most common types of cases relate to:
* Workers' compensation
* Utility regulation
* Fair campaign practices
* Data practices
* Special education services
* Municipal boundary adjustments
* Regulated health care facilities
* Variety of state licensing disputes
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Programs that provide a neutral third person who is acceptable to all parties to a dispute who facilitates discussion between the parties and aids them in making their own settlement decisions.
TD-1600.2300Government Reform Groups Definition
Organizations that support basic changes in government policy, the way government is organized and/or the way government services are financed and delivered. Included are groups that support health care reform, drug policy reform, campaign finance reform, immigration policy reform, welfare reform, tax reform, term limits for elected officials and other similar initiatives.
TN-4600Legal Associations Definition
Organizations whose members are lawyers, judges or other legal professionals who have affiliated for the purpose of promoting mutual interests, participating in legal seminars and conferences, networking with their peers, subscribing to legal journals and other publications, and taking advantage of other opportunities for professional development. Many legal associations offer assistance to members who have management or financial problems that relate to their practices, set standards which relate to the qualifications and performance of members, accept and investigate complaints from the public regarding the practices of members and maintain lawyer referral services through which citizens who require legal assistance are referred to member attorneys.
YO-4500.0200Administrative Law Judges/Hearing Officers Definition
Individuals who are employed by government agencies to make determinations for administrative agencies. They issue rulings on a wide variety of matters such as a person's eligibility for various Social Security or worker's compensation benefits, protection of the environment, the enforcement of health and safety regulations, employment discrimination or compliance with economic regulatory requirements.
Individuals who apply the law and oversee the legal process in courts according to local, state and federal statutes. Judges preside over cases concerning every aspect of society from traffic offenses, to disputes over the management of professional sports, to issues concerning the rights of huge corporations, to questions about disconnecting life-support equipment connected to terminally ill persons. They listen as lawyers represent the parties present, rule on the admissibility of evidence and the methods of conducting testimony, and may be called upon to settle disputes between opposing lawyers. They ensure that rules and procedures are followed, and if unusual circumstances arise for which standard procedures have not been established, they determine the manner in which the trial will proceed on the basis of their interpretation of the law.