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Jul 19, 2021

Lawyers and Judges in Harmony (A Musical Antidote for Professional Stress)

[Published in Los Angeles Lawyer, July/August 2021] Lawyers have stressful jobs, juggling numerous demands and court deadlines. Then there’s that special opposing counsel who makes “civil litigation” somewhat less than civil. Judges have their own stress, presiding over full calendars that spill into the hallway – and decision-making is solitary... read more

Jul 12, 2021

Pay Now or Pay Later: A Mediation Story

[Originally published in Orange County Lawyer, July 2021 Issue] There are many reasons not to settle your case now. From the defendant or defense counsel’s perspective, numerous reasons to press on include: The time value of money. The plaintiff does not have the staying power. We can defend this. We... read more

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Jul 12, 2021

CCCBA Presents: “Identifying & Managing Disruptive Counsel and Clients: Tips for Recognizing Behaviors Impacting the Competence of Advocates in Court and ADR Efforts, and Handling Challenging Conduct”

ADR Services, Inc. is proud to sponsor the Contra Costa County Bar Association’s MCLE Webinar: “Identifying & Managing Disruptive Counsel and Clients: Tips for Recognizing Behaviors Impacting the Competence of Advocates in Court and ADR Efforts, and Handling Challenging Conduct.” Disputes are stressful, anxiety-tinged events for counsel and their clients... read more

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Jul 8, 2021

ADR Services, Inc. Voted The Recorder’s Best (ADR) Provider

We are proud and honored to be chosen as the #1 ADR provider firm this year. ... read more

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Jul 2, 2021

In-Person and Virtual Hearings Are Both Available at ADR Services, Inc.

ADR Services, Inc. is committed to assisting you in your dispute resolution needs, whatever those needs may be. Our comfortable and well-equipped offices are now open for in-person hearings. Additionally, we continue to offer virtual dispute resolution hearings via Zoom, or hybrid (in person/remote) hearings at the preference of the... read more

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May 28, 2021

Employment Mediations and Arbitrations in 2021 and Beyond

Join us for this complimentary webinar: “Employment Mediations and Arbitrations in 2021 and Beyond.” Wednesday, June 23, 2021
12:00pm to 1:30pm Featuring three experienced employment law mediators:

  • Phyllis Cheng, Esq.
  • Mark LeHocky, Esq.
  • Hon. Michelle Rosenblatt (Ret.)
Eligible for 1.5 hour general CLE credit. ... read more

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May 27, 2021

Eye of the Tiger

Join us for this complimentary webinar: “Eye of the Tiger”. Thursday, June 10, 2021
12:00pm to 1:00pm Featuring three experienced and respected women in the field of dispute resolution:

  • Hon. Elizabeth Feffer (Ret.)
  • Stacie Hausner, Esq.
  • Mayra Fornos, Esq.
Eligible for 1.0 hour general CLE credit.... read more

May 19, 2021

When Families, Money, and Assets Collide: Managing Tense Family Dynamics

Stacie Hausner, Esq. recently joined Diana Clark and Arden O’Connor on the Beyond the Balance Sheet podcast. Stacie is an expert on the issue of conflict in general and finding solutions that work with everybody, even when it doesn’t make everyone happy. Tune in as Stacie gives advice to family... read more

May 6, 2021

Temporary or Partial Impracticability and Frustration of Purpose and Pandemic Affected Contracts and Leases

The Restatement 2d of Contracts, adopted in 1981, added concepts of temporary and partial impracticability and also restitution or reliance damages to ameliorate loss.  While traditional application of such doctrines would lead to a finding that the contract automatically terminates, other cases state that if the frustration or impracticability is... read more

Apr 22, 2021

Hon. Michelle Rosenblatt (Ret.) to Speak on “Implicit Bias in the Legal Profession 2021”

Hon. Michelle Rosenblatt (Ret.) will speak to the Orange County Bar Association’s Business Litigation Section on “Implicit Bias in the Legal Profession 2021.” This program examines the impact of implicit bias in litigation and the practice of law and provides tools to overcome it. Eligible for 1.0 hour Elimination of... read more