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Jun 17, 2022

Do’s and Don’ts in Mediation – Issues Raised by Mediation, Settlement Conference & Remote Appearances

Sponsored by ADR Services, Inc. Join Hon. Angela Bradstreet (Ret.) and Hon. James McBride (Ret.) as they offer real world advice on settlement and mediation, and the ethical issues that may be presented. They will share practical input on real issues that arise and how to navigate them... read more

Jun 1, 2022

Navigating Bankruptcy Without Sinking the Ship

A nuts and bolts guide to managing litigation when a party files for bankruptcy. How and When to Utilize Neutrals in Family Law Disputes Date: July 27, 2022
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., Webinar
MCLE Credit: 1 hour general credit Moderator:
Michael Cooper,... read more

May 16, 2022

Hon. Steven K. Austin (Ret.) Joins ADR Services, Inc.

ADR Services, Inc. proudly welcomes former Presiding Judge of the Contra Costa Superior Court, Hon. Steven K. Austin (Ret.), to our panel of distinguished neutrals. He is available for mediations, arbitrations, and discovery and judicial reference assignments. Judge Austin recently retired from the bench after an impressive 36-year career as... read more

ADR Services
May 11, 2022

ADR Services, Inc. Exhibits at West Coast Casualty’s Construction Defect Seminar

ADR Services, Inc. is a proud exhibitor at the 2022 West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar, the largest seminar of its kind worldwide focusing on the prosecution, defense, coverage, science and technology of this specialized area of claims and litigation. May 12 and 13, 2022
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May 2, 2022

Hon. Paul T. Suzuki (Ret.) Joins ADR Services, Inc.

ADR Services, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of Hon. Paul T. Suzuki (Ret.) to our panel of distinguished neutrals. As his last assignment as a Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court, Judge Suzuki served in the Probate Department overseeing a wide range of probate-related matters. While presiding... read more

May 2, 2022

Hon. Winifred Y. Smith (Ret.) Joins ADR Services, Inc.

ADR Services, Inc. is thrilled to announce that Hon. Winifred Y. Smith (Ret.) has joined our exclusive panel of distinguished neutrals. Judge Smith recently retired from the Alameda County Superior Court after an accomplished career of 21 years of judicial service, during which she presided over civil law and motion,... read more

Apr 25, 2022

Proposal for A User Friendlier CCP § 664.6

[Published in Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine, April 2022] Most settlement agreements provide that the entire action shall be dismissed and the court shall retain jurisdiction under Code of Civil Procedure Section 664.6 to enforce the settlement terms. This summary procedure allows the court to enter judgment on a stipulated settlement... read more

Apr 18, 2022

The Business Litigation Committee of the CLA’s Business Law Section presents:

A Discussion with Mediator Eric Ivary:  Best Practices for Effective Mediation. Via Zoom Topic: BLC Meeting April 19, 2022 Time: April 19, 2022 at 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) ... read more

Apr 14, 2022

Hon. Jamoa Moberly (Ret.) to speak on “Effectively Mediating Your Case” for OCTLA

Get a front row seat to watch Brian Chase and Dana Fox mediate a catastrophic injury case with mediators, Robert Tessier (Judicate West), Hon. Jamoa Moberly (Ret.) (ADR Services), and Gary Chambers (JAMS). Attendees will see a LIVE Mediation of a mock case with move by move insight by these... read more