2021 September

Advocate Sept21 cvr ezine

Articles in this issue:
Five things litigators must know before stepping into an arbitration

Five things litigators must know before stepping into an arbitration

A look at the differences between court trials and arbitration; arbitration is truly a “creature of contract”

Rebecca Callahan

2021 September


Recent developments impacting mediation and settlement of PAGA claims

Recent developments impacting mediation and settlement of PAGA claims

As employers impose arbitration with class-action waivers, aggrieved employees turn to PAGA

Barry M. Appell

2021 September


The final frontier

While the legal community has evolved, there is still bias toward women in the trial-lawyer community

Cynthia Craig

2021 September


Updates: State Bar seems determined to open the practice of law to non-lawyers

Also: Virtual MSC platform for LA Superior PI cases is a success with a dozen cases settled

Genie Harrison

2021 September



The impact of proposed cyber security bills on private litigation

Also: Corporate abuse of the bankruptcy system to detriment of corporate wrongdoing victims

Linda A. Lipsen

2021 September


Reaching for common ground

Use the CAALA Convention for practical lessons on how to practice civility with the defense bar

Stuart Zanville

2021 September


15 keys to resolving your case at mediation

15 keys to resolving your case at mediation

A veteran mediator’s practical tips on how to achieve the best possible settlement outcome

Alan Saler

2021 September


Court proceedings after mediation

Mediation tips from “the professor” on how to best use the courts to wrap up your mediation

Enrique Romero

2021 September


When a conservator signs the arbitration agreement at a health-care facility

When a conservator signs the arbitration agreement at a health-care facility

Problems enforcing a conservator’s execution of a health-care facility’s arbitration agreement

Eileen C. Moore

2021 September


Herding cats

Successful multi-party mediations

Lee Jay Berman
Louise LaMothe

2021 September


Mediating employment-discrimination cases

Mediating employment-discrimination cases

An outline of the process and a look at key considerations to maximize success at mediation

Angela Reddock-Wright

2021 September


Mediating cases for children, the most delicate plaintiffs

Mediating cases for children, the most delicate plaintiffs

From appointment of a guardian to the structuring of the settlement agreement, a look at mediating the emotionally injured child’s case

Sanford Jossen

2021 September


Mediating the catastrophic injury

Mediating the catastrophic injury

An in-depth look at the key ADR issues and a valuable overview of the primary factors to be considered

Mayra Fornos

2021 September


Taking the mystery out of filing a AAA consumer-arbitration claim

Taking the mystery out of filing a AAA consumer-arbitration claim

The online arbitration process makes the David vs. Goliath battle simpler for the consumer and can cost less than small claims court

Christine Newhall
Neil B. Currie

2021 September


Discovery referee appointments

Discovery referee appointments

A guide for the trial attorney highlighting three different types of referee appointment

Michael S. Fields

2021 September


When does the mediation process begin and end?

When does the mediation process begin and end?

A look at the beginning and endpoints of mediation confidentiality

Michael S. Fields

2021 September


Arbitrability

Who decides whether the matter is subject to the contract’s arbitration clause?

Elizabeth R. Feffer

2021 September


CAALA Vegas is bigger, more inclusive than ever

114 attorney speakers and 17 bench officers speak on 105 topics

Genie Harrison

2021 September

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