2019 August

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Articles in this issue:
Common pitfalls and landmines in mediating employment claims

Common pitfalls and landmines in mediating employment claims

Complications presented by workers’ comp claims, SSDI and EDD claims, labor board claims and bankruptcy

Joseph M. Lovretovich
Jennifer A. Lipski

2019 August


Watch your language!

Watch your language!

The case for a different way of communication in mediation

Jan Frankel Schau

2019 August


OCTLA’s 2019 charity

The Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Helping autistic youth transition to independence and success

B James Pantone

2019 August


Sports and CAALA have a strong connection

CAALA is going for its 37th consecutive Convention championship in Las Vegas. The number and diversity of attendees gets greater each year

Stuart Zanville

2019 August


The sound of silence

The sound of silence

New limits on confidentiality may have chilling effect on settling sexual-harassment cases

Robert Reichman
Sean Macias

2019 August


Thought leader

Successful ADR depends on improvisational skills

Jeffrey Krivis

2019 August


Diversity among ADR professionals

Diversity among ADR professionals

Until the pool of neutrals reflects the population being served, diversity must be a consideration in the selection process

Melissa Blair Aliotti

2019 August


Mediating high-value personal-injury cases

Mediating high-value personal-injury cases

When exchanging demands and offers, keep Goldilocks in mind

Mitchell M. Tarighati

2019 August


Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) and mediation

When EPLI is present, what was a two-party case has become a multi-party case and the dynamics have changed

Lynne S. Bassis

2019 August


Calculating damages with class

Presenting damages to the mediator in wage-and-hour class actions

Arya Rhodes

2019 August


The best worst thing to happen to California lawyers in 2019

Disclosure to clients of mediation confidentiality under Evidence Code section 1129 requires a written disclosure to clients before mediation

Rande S. Sotomayor

2019 August


The Ninth Circuit rules that <em>Dynamex</em> applies retroactively

The Ninth Circuit rules that Dynamex applies retroactively

Vazquez v. Jan-Pro could make it significantly more difficult for employers to misclassify workers as independent contractors

David Phillips

2019 August


Sharing information at mediation

Sharing information at mediation

A discussion of the rules that govern the sharing of information at Personal-Injury mediation, including the benefits and risks

Lars Johnson

2019 August


Common and avoidable pitfalls in arbitration

Common and avoidable pitfalls in arbitration

A look at who decides arbitrability, common ethical issues, notice, motions, discovery and the hearing

Justin Hoyt

2019 August


Attorney’s fees and costs in FEHA cases

Attorney’s fees and costs in FEHA cases

Recovery of fees and costs, and statutory offers to compromise, in FEHA cases after Williams and the 2019 statutory amendment to FEHA

Kelly A. Knight

2019 August


Making the most of your settlement agreements

A look at the issues that can result in a months-long battle over the final agreement

Samuel P. Nielson

2019 August


Emotions, anger, neuroscience and the opening demand in mediation

Why some mediations fail right from the beginning as the parties retreat to their corners and never emerge

Barbara A. Reeves

2019 August


Influence in settlement negotiations: 15 tips

Influence in settlement negotiations: 15 tips

“Influencers” are not just social media phenoms; strategies to influence others are vital in mediation

Stacie Feldman Hausner

2019 August


In the good old summertime

Some thoughts as to the interaction between our profession and our real lives

Shawn McCann

2019 August

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