Civilized Divorce through Mediation
If you decide to agree to an arbitration clause, then you should carefully consider what issues you want to address in the clause. ...more
As courts throughout the U.S. have become more and more backlogged with cases, and as the financial stakes in litigation have grown increasingly larger, so too has the need for quality alternative dispute resolution (ADR)...more
Litigating commercial disputes is generally considered a necessary evil by some and a waste of time and money, by others. I have never heard anyone except trial lawyers say that they are truly happy about being in a good...more
A new article is out with more detail about how opinions among counsel for Fortune 1000 companies have changed over the last 15 years with respect to arbitration and mediation....more
Like many lawyers of my generation, I was inspired by the passion, professionalism and speed television lawyers like Perry Mason brought to delivering justice for their clients. Later, as a young lawyer practicing in Los...more
According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), retaliation claims rose again in fiscal year 2012, the sixth year in a row. Given the costly and time-consuming nature of an EEOC investigation and lawsuit,...more
Originally published in The King County Bar Association on December 12, 2012.
An attorney’s fundamental duty to tell the truth is mandated by the Rules of Professional Conduct (RPCs), but the line between...more
In This Issue:
IN DEPTH -
..How ADR Intersects with Multidistrict Litigation
ADR CONVERSATIONS -
..Increased Diversity in ADR Essential to Keep Up with Evolving Global Marketplace
ADR NEWS & CASE...more
Originally published in Arizona Attorney - December 2012.
October 2012 marked the 20th anniversary of the Arizona Supreme Court’s opinion in Broemmer v. Abortion Services of Phoenix, Ltd. In the two decades since...more
Dispute resolution in Canada follows procedures in line with other leading western legal systems, including those of the United Kingdom and the United States. The independence and impartiality of the Canadian judiciary is...more
It's a given that hotel owners and operators will have disputes. Some of those disputes, such as the annual budget, are easily susceptible to resolution, while others may result in the termination of the management agreement...more
Commercial contracts can plan for disputes under the agreement. Such clauses are called dispute resolution clauses. Dispute resolution clauses may provide for without prejudice meetings, escalation of disputes within...more
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