Arbitration Update: An Overview of Recent California Appellate Decisions   
A primer on the evolving case law governing the enforceability of arbitration clauses.
MCLE: Compelling arbitration: a decision tree   
The objective of this article and accompanying self-study test is to provide bench officers and practitioners with a decision tree analyzing the scope and enforceability of arbitration agreements under the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. Section 1
Ready, Aim, Mediate   
Tips on how to have a successful mediation.
Compelling Arbitration: Who knows the rules to apply?   
Trial courts continue to receive very inconsistent direction from the U.S. Supreme Court, the California appellate courts, and the National Labor Relations Board, regarding the proper interpretation and application of the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U
Class Actions after AT&T Mobility   
The rules for arbitrating class actions have changed since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion.
Confidentiality in Mediation   
To encourage full and frank settlement discussions, the Legislature has decreed that just about everything said in mediation is confidential—and courts are serious about enforcing that mandate.
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