Highlights of the February 2014 Contra Costa Lawyer edition include articles on alternative dispute resolution, mediation, conflict resolution programs and more.
This month, we are focusing on Alternative Dispute Resolution—a topic that is relevant to almost all areas in the practice of law.
Effective July 1, 2014, a new disclosure requirement has been added to Ethics Standard 7.
California’s statutory scheme of mediation confidentiality is very broad. Essentially, the “Las Vegas Rule” applies: “What happens in mediation, stays in mediation.”
The program has changed the lives of these women and they are now duplicating the work among other prisoners.
Conflict Resolution Programs at the Center for Human Development has provided services to Contra Costa Superior Court since 2003. Three CRP programs are described here.
The uses and misuses of language are a fascinating part of mediation. If you like people watching, go to an airport or become a mediator.
So how do you BYOCR? Schedule your court reporter through a court reporting firm ahead of time.
The renaissance of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in California civil law in the last 30 years has generated an extraordinary rippling effect of five unintended consequences.
If you check the box that you have complied when you know you have not, that is lying, and involves moral turpitude, giving the State Bar a basis to suspend you from practice.
It was a great history lesson on the growth of tribes supplemented with a lesson on the modern day application of civil law as it intersects with tribal law.
As I sat with the parties at the large conference table with a settlement close but about to blow up, I picked up the piece of jewelry in my hand and suddenly felt as if divinely inspired.
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