Michael S. Fields

Michael S. Fields

Michael Fields has lectured and written on arbitration law and procedures for over 25 years. He retired from the active practice of law after a 47-year career as a plaintiff’s personal injury trial attorney. He remains a licensed member of the California State Bar. Mr. Fields was the 2003 CAALA president, and he was the 2015 recipient of CAALA’s Ted Horn Memorial Award for his many contributions to the profession.He can be contacted at msflb@aol.com.

Articles written by this author:

Health care plan lien claim negotiation — Section 3040

Simplification of Civil Code section 3040: A “five Cs” negotiation guide

Michael S. Fields

2016 November


Avoiding arbitration costs and arbitrator fees

Must the consumer pay for required arbitration? A guide to the Code of Civil Procedure section 1284.3, subd. (b)(1)

Michael S. Fields

2017 April


Lien guide for the trial attorney

A compendium on Attorney liens for contingent fees – includes application of new ethics rules effective November 1

Michael S. Fields

2018 October