2022 September

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Articles in this issue:
Mediation tips from the trenches

Mediation tips from the trenches

Better-informed parties enhance the chance of reaching a good settlement. “Surprise!” is a tactic best reserved for the courtroom

John Drath

2022 September


Seven reasons your case will fail to settle

Seven reasons your case will fail to settle

How to work with your client and your adversary to avoid the seven pitfalls of litigation that will doom settlement talks and force you to trial

Ian Paul Zimmerman

2022 September


Analyzing unconscionability in arbitration agreements

Analyzing unconscionability in arbitration agreements

Does that arbitration clause read like a deal with the devil? A lighthearted and meaningful presentation of unconscionability

Jackson Lucky

2022 September


Discovery in uninsured and underinsured motorist cases

Discovery in uninsured and underinsured motorist cases

UM/UIM discovery is similar to standard litigation, but the devil is in the details

Barry P. Goldberg

2022 September


Persuasion

Persuasion

When law and logic aren’t enough – techniques such as reciprocity – sharing a cookie – may work

Nancy Neal Yeend

2022 September


But I had permission!

A road map for countering denial of general damages due to Proposition 213 and establishing coverage for a permissive user

Gelareh Sara Golriz

2022 September


Ready for the defense

“It has been said that at the end of the day, every lawyer is human. What about during the day?” — paraphrasing Stephen Colbert

Dan Kelly

2022 September


Profile: Shawn Miller

Profile: Shawn Miller

From working on the landmark FedEx case to the San Bruno explosion, he’s compiled big results in employment and mass torts

Stephen Ellison

2022 September


First dance

Making the best use of first-dance mediations

Miles B. Cooper

2022 September

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