Rule 1. The court annexed arbitration program. The Court Annexed Arbitration Program (the program) is a mandatory, non-binding arbitration program, as hereinafter described, for certain civil cases commenced in judicial districts that include a county whose population is 100,000 or more. Judicial districts having a lesser population may adopt local rules implementing all or part of the program.
[Added; effective July 1, 1992; amended effective January 1, 2005.]