When, Why & How to Settle a Civil Case

Thursday Oct. 25, 2018   1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

More than 90% of civil cases settle or are dismissed prior to trial, yet most litigants spend very little time thinking about whether or how to settle their cases. Learn when settlement makes sense, what resource sand tools are available to you and how to negotiate effectively to get the best possible result without having to go to trial.

This class covers:

  • How to frame your case in the best light
  • Whether settlement makes sense for your case
  • The role of a settlement officer or mediation
  • How to prepare for a negotiation
  • How to negotiate effectively
  • When to make an offer
  • How to decide what is a fair result
  • Documenting your settlement so you are protected

Taught by seasoned attorneys with extensive settlement experience.

Presented by:
Sandra Levin, Executive Director, LA Law Library (http://www.lalawlibrary.org/)
Barrie Roberts, ADR Administrator, LA Superior Court (www.lacourt.org)

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice:
LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The information presented in this program is not legal advice and is provided solely as an educational service to our patrons. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.




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