August 2, 2022

Arbitration Of Employment Actions

California employers have routinely included mandatory arbitration clauses in their employment contracts with employees. Employers view arbitration as a cheaper, faster, more efficient way to handle […]
August 2, 2022

Seeking Stay of Civil Action Pending Outcome of Arbitration

Parties that enter into a contract with an arbitration provision may anticipate that any controversary that arises regarding the contract will be submitted to arbitration. Quite […]
July 18, 2022

Avoiding Waiver of the Contractual Right to Compel Arbitration

Many individuals and entities that enter into a contract that contains an arbitration clause believe that they have secured the right to have any controversy that […]
June 6, 2022

About Arbitration

In society today, most people have encountered and agreed to an arbitration clause. Arbitration clauses are routinely used in medical agreements, lease agreements, business agreements, and […]
June 6, 2022

An Early Dispute Resolution Clause

Many savvy businesses include arbitration clauses in their contracts to avoid protracted litigation should problems arise. Indeed, it is widely accepted that the inclusion of an […]
June 6, 2022

CCPA and CPRA – A Brief Overview

This article provides a brief overview of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) and the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (CPRA), a statute […]
July 28, 2020

Online Mediation

2020’s major adaptation of moving daily business online has also been revolutionary in the legal world. Parties have successfully adapted to resolving legal matters online, including […]
May 22, 2020

Corporate Conflict Prevention and Management Policies, an Urgent Core Competence

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) popularly refers to processes outside of court used to resolve a dispute.  Alternative describes these extra-judicial processes because litigation, unfortunately, is the […]
May 22, 2020

Mediation Frequently Asked Questions

What is mediation? Mediation is a process in which a neutral professional assists parties in co-creating solutions to a problem. In mediation, the parties express their […]
May 4, 2020

The Importance of Negotiation Skills

The importance of negotiation skills is present in every sphere of life, but these skills are particularly important in the business world. The ability to negotiate […]
May 4, 2020

The Importance of Diversity in Mediation

One of the primary roles of the mediator is to be impartial regardless of the parties’ circumstances and differences and to bring an open mind and […]
April 21, 2020

The Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators

The Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators was adopted in 2005 by the American Arbitration Association, American Bar Association and Association for Conflict Resolution. These Standards […]