Section Alternative Dispute Resolution


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 Chair

Scott Buell
415 526 6319
scottbuell@buellmediation.com


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Notice
Main County Superior Court

Uniform Local Rules 2

Updated July 1, 2019
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There are no upcoming Alternative Dispute Resolution events

Resources Navigating Your Practice During COVID-19
Apr 01, 2020
By MCBA

MCBA is working to deliver information and essential resources to our membership to navigate their practices during COVID-19 crisis. Our neighboring Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) shared a program to assist small and solo practices.

CA County List: Eviction Moratoria
Mar 27, 2020
By MCBA

Click here for the list of eviction moratoria for each county.

ALERT from Marin Courts
Mar 16, 2020
By MCBA

As of April 1, 2020. Presiding Judge Andrew Sweet signed a new administrative order closing Marin Superior Courts for non-essential matters till June 1. Link to court order

Judge's Corner
Mar 01, 2020
By Judge Kelly V. Simmons

Judge Simmons discusses recent changes at the Probate Court and gives advice to probate lawyers about following local rules.

Dec 04, 2019
By Carrie Ann Colton, Esq.

We are no longer dog or cat owners: we are dog or cat parents! Long gone are the days of doghouses in the distant backyard. Our pets live inside with us, in extravagant surroundings, lavished with toys, ensembles for all seasons, and their own Christmas stockings hanging on the mantle. They have salon days, grocery shop with us, attend soccer games, and are now an integral part of our family. It should be no surprise that they now have trusts too.

Dec 04, 2019
By Robert W. Wood

Under the Trump tax reform, plaintiffs in many types of litigation will pay tax on 100 percent of their recoveries, including the shares to their contingent fee lawyers, with no deduction for legal fees. He explores who is affected and possible workarounds that litigants may now try.