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18881 Von Karman Ave., #350
Irvine, California 91612, United States
Phone: 1-800-352-5267
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • Colorado
  • D.C.
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Minnesota
  • Nevada
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Texas
  • Washington
Other Countries
  • Canada
  • China
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • South Korea
  • United Kingdom
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

The Importance of Listening

As a mediator and arbitrator for the last 10 years, I’ve seen my share of communication disconnects, especially in emotionally charged disputes. As someone with a Ph.D. in communications, I understand that the root of these…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Embrace Failure: Get A Good Result in Mediation

Instead of going into a mediation like it’s “déjà vu,” try to think about it as “vuja de.” In other words, it won’t be the same as it has been before. It was dark as I took my early morning walk with my dog, Red, while…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

The Neutral Corner: Using Forensic Neutrals in Trade Secret Disputes

The dirty secret of trade secret disputes is that even if you win, it can be difficult to get back to where you started. It’s like closing the stable door after the horses have run off with trade secret disputes. A court or…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

From a doodle to the Grand Bargain

How the bankruptcy in Detroit was resolved through mediation - Judge Rhodes: Detroit’s problems were well known long before it filed bankruptcy in July 2013. Because it was insolvent, its municipal services were inadequate…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Bankruptcy

Best Practices for Managing Wills Between Family Members

A mother dies, leaving her daughter 75 percent of her estate. Her son, who thought he would receive 50 percent, contests the will. The daughter claims that their mother must have changed her will to compensate the daughter for…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Reallocation Actions and Settlement Agreements: What Did We Settle?

The purpose of a settlement and release agreement is to fully and finally dispose of a disputed matter. However, more and more often, a dispute cannot be fully resolved where non­parties to the dispute have contributed defense…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts

Drafting Arbitration Clauses in Construction Contracts

Many construction lawyers who specialize in transactional work acknowledge that they do not spend much time considering or negotiating the arbitration clauses in construction contracts. Should an arbitration clause be just a…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law

Five Steps to Facilitate a Fair and Efficient Arbitration

Following are some tips to help even the most experienced counsel take advantage of one of arbitration’s best benefit: flexibility. 1. Design the Process at the Preliminary Conference The preliminary conference is a good…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Class Action Settlement Checklist

As most attorneys are aware, the settlement of a class action can be quite complicated. Unlike “one vs. one” cases, class actions involve terms that go beyond simple dollars and cents issues. This is particularly true since…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

The Merits of Early Neutral Evaluation

I am a professional mediator – and a passionate devotee of its virtues. Mediation, however, can take many forms, depending on the individual needs of a particular dispute or its parties. In my book, for example, I address the…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

How to Prepare Your Client for Mediation

As with most other things in life, a lawyer’s success in mediation will usually be dependent on his or her preparation. This also means more than simply preparing a presentation for the mediator; it also means preparing your…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

JAMS Global Construction Solutions Newsletter, Spring 2017

Reallocation Actions and Settlement Agreements: What Did We Settle? - The purpose of a settlement and release agreement is to fully and finally dispose of a disputed matter. However, more and more often, a dispute cannot be…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law

Expedite your Settlement Using Bracketing

Give brackets a chance. No seriously, what have you got to lose? Lawyers often groan when the idea of bracketing comes up in mediation. But brackets can fast forward negotiations and avoid energy sucking baby steps when parties…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Settlement Agreements: Who Should Sign?

The recent California appellate ruling in Glen Provost v. Regents of the University of California sheds significant light on judicial views of written settlement agreements. In particular, the case dealt with who should sign a…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts

Title IX Investigations in Need of Reform

How much of the failure to grasp current controversies over campus Title IX investigations come from seeing two sides even though they are demanding similar measures? Many from both camps, seemingly in frustration, suggest all…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Criminal Law, Education
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