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Mar 4, 2021

Hon. Elizabeth Feffer (Ret.) to Speak on “The Ethics of an ADA Compliance Complaint from Lease to Trial”

“The Ethics of an ADA Compliance Complaint from Lease to Trial” Presented by the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Real Property Section Friday, March 26, 2021
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Join Hon. Elizabeth Feffer (Ret.) and an expert panel of lawyers and industry consultants as they discuss... read more

Mar 4, 2021

Roger J. Lewis, Esq. to Speak at the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Northern California Chapter’s March Meeting

“What We Have Learned About Remote Presentations to Courts and Mediators One Year Into The Pandemic” Presented by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Northern California Chapter Wednesday, March 17, 2021
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Join Roger J. Lewis, Esq., along with a panel of private judges... read more

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ADR Services
Mar 4, 2021

ADR Services, Inc. Proudly Sponsors the 2021 Virtual Spring Conference of the American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section

The 2021 conference theme is “Agility, Disruption and Reinvention: ADR in a New World.” Our world faced many extreme challenges in 2020, including a deadly global pandemic requiring seismic shifts in our personal and professional lives. We have witnessed incidents of police killing black people and heightened awareness and denial... read more

Feb 19, 2021

Comm. Glenn Oleon (Ret.) to Speak on “Parenting Coordination: The Swiss Army Knife of Custody Tools”

“Parenting Coordination: The Swiss Army Knife of Custody Tools” Presented by the Bar Association of San Francisco, Family Law Section Wednesday, March 3, 2021
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Parenting Coordinators, sometimes known as Custody Special Masters, provide an efficient and cost-effective tool for dispute resolution in cases... read more

Feb 19, 2021

Frank Burke, Esq. to Speak on Residential Landlord Tenant Actions: The New Senate Bill 91

Residential Landlord Tenant Actions: The New Senate Bill 91, and Updates on Unlawful Detainers, Rent Relief and Rent Collection Tuesday, February 23, 2021
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Join Frank Burke, Esq. and an expert panel of lawyers and Judges as they discuss the newly enacted California Senate... read more

Feb 16, 2021

Hon. Barbara R. Johnson (Ret.) Joins ADR Services, Inc.

ADR Services, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of Hon. Barbara R. Johnson (Ret.) to our panel of distinguished neutrals. Judge Johnson recently retired from the Los Angeles Superior Court after 27 years on the bench. She enjoyed a distinguished judicial career as a respected trial judge with an... read more

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ADR Services
Feb 10, 2021

A Look Back at the Career of the Honorable (Retired) Judge Patricia Cowett

Published in the Lawyers Club of San Diego, January 2021 Newsletter] 2021 marks 30 years since the Honorable (Retired) Judge Patricia Cowett was elected by her colleagues to be the San Diego Municipal Court’s Presiding Judge in 1991. Judge Cowett was the second woman to serve in this position, following... read more

Feb 8, 2021

Bob Friedenberg, Esq. to speak at CASD Virtual Workshop: Mediation and Arbitration in the Continuing Void

Resolving cases virtually during the continuing global pandemic is the new normal. With not much hope for in-person jury trials, litigants are left in limbo. Rather than wait an eternity for the resumption of traditional jury trials, counsel are choosing virtual mediations and arbitrations to bring their matters to closure.... read more

Jan 26, 2021

Michael R. Diliberto, Esq. Appointed to the LACBA Delegation to the Conference of California Bar Associations

Michael R. Diliberto, Esq., a mediator and arbitrator with ADR Services, Inc., was recently appointed to the Los Angeles County Bar Association Delegation to the Conference of California Bar Associations. Mr. Diliberto and his fellow Delegates will debate and vote on sponsored resolutions that may ultimately pass through the California... read more

Jan 21, 2021

Don’t Make Your First Witness Your First Mistake

[Published in the January 2021 issue of The Advocate, the Journal of Consumer Attorneys Associations for Southern California] There’s a school of thought that teaches plaintiffs’ lawyers to call a defense witness as the first witness at trial because it makes the jury focus immediately on the bad acts of... read more