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Sep 20, 2022

ADR Services, Inc. Proudly Sponsors the ABTL Annual Seminar

Please join us as we sponsor the Association of Business Trial Lawyers – ABTL 48th Annual Seminar, September 22-25, 2022, at the beautiful Rancho Bernardo Inn in San Diego. This year’s program is shaping up to be a must-see program and the conference panelists will include top trial lawyers and... read more

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ADR Services
Sep 13, 2022

ADR Services, Inc. Sponsoring the California Judges Association (CJA) Annual Conference

ADR Services, Inc. is proud to sponsor the California Judges Association (CJA) Annual Conference. Held in the fall and in conjunction with the California Lawyers Association, the CJA Annual Conference is the event for cutting edge education, emerging trends and hands on education. Family, Criminal and Civil Law updates as... read more

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ADR Services
Sep 7, 2022

Breaking a Stalemate

Presented by the ACBA
Sponsored by ADR Services, Inc. In mediation, it is not unusual that parties find themselves at a stalemate with seemingly no way to proceed. Join two of ADR Services, Inc.’s neutrals as they discuss strategies that your mediator can employ to help you move forward... read more

Aug 17, 2022

Jake Courtney, Esq. Joined the International Academy of Trial Lawyers

Jake Courtney, Esq. of ADR Services, Inc. in Los Angeles became a member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL) in 2022. The International Academy of Trial Lawyers limits membership to 500 Fellows from the United States in addition to Fellows from nearly 40 countries across the globe. IATL... read more

Aug 15, 2022

No Fees Before Their Time

Does Civil Code section 1717 permit fee awards based on interim resolutions of contract claims, such as through an order granting summary adjudication? The answer is no, according to Chen v. Valstock Ventures, LLC (July 29, 2022, A161885) __ Cal.App.5th __ 2022 WL 3009418].) In Chen, a group of tenants... read more

Aug 12, 2022

Jones v. Smith, Much to Learn From One Case

Before I went onto the bench, I practiced law for 20 years handling civil litigation. In addition to my legal work, I served as the game-day statistician for the Los Angeles Raiders from 1982 through 1994. I love football and I was paid to sit in the Press Box, watch... read more

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ADR Services
Jul 15, 2022

ADR Services, Inc. is Proud to Sponsor the ABTL Northern California Judicial Reception.

ADR Services, Inc. is Proud to Sponsor the ABTL Northern California Judicial Reception. This event will honor Bay Area Judges who have retired since December 2021. Tuesday, August 9, 2022
5:30 – 7:30 pm Menlo Country Club
2300 Woodside Rd
Woodside, CA 94062 Registration Fees: (Includes reception... read more

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ADR Services
Jul 15, 2022

Nine ADR Services, Inc. Neutrals Named to Best Lawyers

ADR Services, Inc., the preeminent dispute resolution provider firm in California, is proud to announce that nine neutrals have been named to The Best Lawyers in America 2023 list. Best Lawyers lists are compiled by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their... read more

Jul 15, 2022

Hon. Nathan Mihara (Ret.) to Present on “Elimination of Bias: Next Steps Towards a Positive View” for the Orange County Bar Association

Presented by the Orange County Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution and Elder Law & Special Needs Sections Hon. Nathan Mihara (Ret.) will discuss the types of negative bias (overt, implied, implicit or unconscious bias) that affect us in the legal profession, and suggest ways to reduce the likelihood that such... read more

Jul 12, 2022

Hon. Angela Bradstreet (Ret.) to “Speak on Pride and Prejudice: LGBTQ+ Insights and Experiences in Navigating the Legal World”

The panel seeks to create a shared space of experience and learning through its composition of LGBTQ+ practitioners from a range of backgrounds (i.e., private firm, in-house, government), and discuss their unique perspectives of common experiences, biases and setbacks, overcoming adversity, navigating relationships (i.e., with opposing counsel, colleagues)... read more