Rules and Sample Forms For Arbitration

Iowa Arbitration Association Rules of Practice and Procedure

Agreement to Arbitrate Future Dispute (sample clause) 

Agreement to Arbitrate Existing Dispute (sample clause) 

Petition for Arbitration


Note:  Sample agreements and forms are provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. Attorneys should exercise their independent judgment in drafting legal documents based on the specific facts and circumstances at issue.


Other Sources For Sample Rules and Forms for Arbitration

International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution

American Arbitration Association



Federal Arbitration Act, United States Code title IX.

Iowa Arbitration Act, Iowa Code ch. 679A.


Articles and Books of Interest

Andrew Pincus, The Advantages of Arbitration, NY Times DealBook (May 24, 2012).

Mitchell L. Marinello, Protecting the Natural Cost Advantages of Arbitration, American Bar Association Litigation News (Fall 2008).

 A Practical Guide to Grievance Arbitration, American Bar Association.

Robert F. Copple, Tapping the Potential of Arbitration, Arizona Attorney 44 (November 2011).

Chrys A. Martin & Davis Wright Tremain, Arbitration Clauses That Work, DRI Today (July 10, 2013).

Wayne D. Brazil, Early Neutral Evaluation (2013).


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