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Feb 2, 2022

Privileged Remarks (Determining the Scope of a Nondisparagement Clause in a Settlement Agreement)

Nondisparagement clauses are commonly used in settlement agreements. Some clauses are simple one-liners such as “The parties agree not to disparage each other.” The agreement in Monster Energy Co. v. Schechter (2019) 7 Cal.5th 781 had a more detailed clause that did not limit “Plaintiffs’ attorneys’ ability to disparage (within... read more

Jan 31, 2022

PINCUS Professional Education 7th Annual Advanced Appellate Program, featuring Hon. Ming Chin (Ret.)

PINCUS Professional Education has gathered an all-star panel for its 7th Annual Advanced Appellate Seminar. This year it will be a two-part webinar. PART 1: Tuesday, February 15, 2022
PART 2: Thursday, February 17, 2022 Times for both sessions: 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. PST Speakers include multiple justices... read more

Jan 18, 2022

Title IX at 50

2022 marks the 50th Anniversary of Title IX, a groundbreaking federal law that has significantly expanded educational opportunities for women and girls in education and in every facet of society. Title IX has its genesis during the summer of 1970, when Congress focused on sex bias in education at a... read more

Jan 18, 2022

Mediating Post-Pandemic: Maximizing the Benefits and Managing the Challenges That Lie Ahead

The Attorney Outreach Committee of the Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA) invites you to attend a free one-hour webinar (hosted on Zoom) on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. PST. Its title: “Mediating Post-Pandemic: Maximizing the Benefits and Managing the Challenges that Lie Ahead”. The program... read more

Jan 7, 2022

Attracting Attention: How To Write Effective Petitions For Review & Amicus Briefs

Sponsored by the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (“WLALA”) There is both art and science to getting the attention of our highest courts. Our panelists will guide practitioners on how to write effective amicus briefs and petitions for review, and offer an insider’s perspective on the Supreme Court of... read more

ADR Services
Jan 6, 2022

ADR Services, Inc. Sponsoring the ACBA Installation and Distinguished Service Awards

ADR Services, Inc. is proud to sponsor the Alameda County Bar Association’s Installation and Distinguished Service Awards on April 7, 2022. Please join the Alameda County legal community as we install the 2022 Alameda County Bar Association’s Board of Directors and honor the work of the 2022 Distinguished Service Award... read more

Dec 9, 2021

Hon. Richard Hodge to speak for ABOTA: Civility Matters!

Presented by the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Civility Matters furthers ABOTA’s purpose – “To elevate the standards of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession.” The Anti-Fraud Alliance is pleased to sponsor this one-hour presentation as the concepts advanced by ABOTA are applicable to all aspects of... read more

Nov 9, 2021

2021 MCLE Spectacular

ADR Services, Inc. is proud to sponsor the Contra Costa County Bar Association’s 2021 #MCLE Spectacular. Join us for a full day of programming and earn 9 important MCLE credits. Mediator Stacie Hausner will be delivering a presentation on Getting Past the Impasse: Effective Use of Persuasion and Influence in #Mediation. You won’t want to miss... read more

Oct 11, 2021

Webinar: Litigating Alter Ego Claims

Join the California Lawyers Association, Litigation Section, for this informative webinar. The Hon. Elizabeth Feffer and Everett L. Green will discuss the alter ego doctrine and the appropriate and inappropriate uses of the doctrine, pleading requirements, and strategies to minimize the risk of alter ego liability. Wednesday, October 13, 2021read more

ADR Services
Sep 22, 2021

Hot Off the Press! New 2022 California Employment Bills Signed Into Law

Sponsored by the ACBA Labor and employment section and ADR Services, Inc. The Governor has until October 10 at midnight to sign bills into law for 2022. We won’t know until the wee hours on October 11 what all the new laws are–but we’ll be serving them hot for you... read more