2023 July

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Articles in this issue:

Target acquired

Overcoming target fixation: Focus on the goal, not the obstacle, to achieve the desired outcome

2023 July


Keeping expert testimony real and reasonable

CAOC-sponsored bill addressing Kline v. Zimmer headed to Gov. Newsom

2023 July


Mediating landlord-tenant disputes

With the onslaught of court delays and increased court costs, mediation is more expeditious, especially in the context of the Implied Warranty of Habitability defense

Steve Sepassi

2023 July


Mediator settlement proposals: a perspective

A written proposal sets forth crucial deal points to break a negotiation impasse

Marc Alexander

2023 July


Eight best-practices for mediating single-plaintiff wage-and-hour claims

Because wage-and-hour damages can be calculated more precisely, the parties may not be as far apart in their settlement valuations

Polina Bernstein

2023 July


Bracketing: An alternative mediation technique

Bracketing: An alternative mediation technique

Brackets can elicit faster, more significant moves from the parties, but you must avoid errors and mislead-ing signals

Denise Madigan

2023 July


Don’t let the defense misuse social media to depict your client

Don’t let the defense misuse social media to depict your client

How defendants misrepresent a plaintiff’s condition through social media

Shana M. Nazarian
Eustace de Saint Phalle

2023 July


Should you mediate a policy-limits case?

Also: Pushing back on mediation confidentiality clauses

Debra Bogaards

2023 July


Profile: Martin Murphy

Profile: Martin Murphy

Third-generation San Franciscan launched firm with law school buddies after years of experience on both sides of the aisle

Stephen Ellison

2023 July

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