Section ADR


The ADR Section (Alternative Dispute Resolution) works to further the knowledge of its members by developing and implementing programs and training in alternative dispute resolution, and to offer Continuing Legal Education (CLE). ADR Section members are lawyers and nonlawyers who serve as mediators, arbitrators, and neutral case evaluators. Attorneys and other professionals who advocate for their clients in ADR proceedings are welcome to join the section.

Section Chairs

Scott Buell
415 526 6319
scottbuell@buellmediation.com

Susan Feder
415 453 1659
susan@susanfedermediation.com


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Notice
Main County Superior Court

Uniform Local Rules 2

Updated January 1, 2017
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There are no upcoming ADR events

Legal Aid for North Bay Fire Victims
Nov 06, 2017
By Mee Mee Wong

Legal advice hotline based in downtown SF will offer brief legal advice on issues ranging from landlord-tenant, insurance issues, and FEMA benefits to employment and immigration. Link to volunteer

OCTOBER JUDGES LUNCH RECAP
Nov 06, 2017
By Robert Rosborough

Presiding Judge Kelly Simmons regaled the sold-out audience with a very funny Top 10 Judges’ Pet Peeves list. Judge Simmons pulled off the difficult task of entertaining the audience while simultaneously helping us stay out of trouble the next time we are in court.

Nov 04, 2017
By Marin Superior Court

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has announced the appointment of Ms. Beth S. Jordan to the vacant judicial position, created by the retirement of Judge Terrence R. Boren, on the Marin County Superior Court.

JUDGE'S CORNER
Sep 30, 2017
By The Hon. Mark A. Talamantes

As a general rule of civility, it’s important to be polite and to say “hello” properly, even in court. . . . Your appearance is very important. First impressions matter . . . and you can never say “please” or “thank you” too much.

Sep 27, 2017
By Scott Lueders

Earlier this year, an interesting question arose on the ACFLS listserve: Is an attorney who has acted as a mediator in a family law matter subject to the mandatory fee arbitration provisions of the Business and Professions Code? This article will discuss the applicable statutes and rules and provide an analysis of this question.

Sep 27, 2017
By Mee Mee Wong, Executive Director

The MCBA Mentorship Program supports the development of relationships for new MCBA members, or those who want to increase their connections within the MCBA and the legal community.