Elizabeth R. Feffer

Elizabeth R. Feffer

Judge Elizabeth Feffer served on the Los Angeles Superior Court for 13 years, presiding over more than 75 civil jury trials, more than 500 civil bench trials, hundreds of evidentiary hearings, and numerous settlement conferences. Now a mediator, arbitrator, referee, and private judge with ADR Services, Inc., Judge Feffer handles a diverse range of complex cases.

Articles written by this author:

A house for equal justice, from design to completion

A historical look at Los Angeles County’s Stanley Mosk Courthouse and its architect, Paul R. Williams, an African-American and one of the premier architects of his day

Elizabeth R. Feffer

2014 July


Checking in to Los Angeles Superior courtrooms

Attorneys’ failure to properly check in with a courtroom assistant can delay their matters and slow down the court. And please, keep the court informed if you are going to be delayed or cannot appear as scheduled

Elizabeth R. Feffer

2015 July


Ethical issues involving attorneys and jurors

Should you Google prospective jurors, seeking information that it is improper to ask them during voir dire?

Elizabeth R. Feffer

2016 July


What jurors say after a trial

What jurors say after a trial

All jurors don’t hate jury duty, but all jurors hate repetitious questions that prolong the trial. And they love judges that keep things moving

Elizabeth R. Feffer

2018 July



The case for mediating wrongful-death actions

The case for mediating wrongful-death actions

Why mediation can make more sense in wrongful-death cases, and how to best prepare your clients

Elizabeth R. Feffer

2021 April


Arbitrability

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

Elizabeth R. Feffer

2021 September