Civil Lawsuit Basics: When, Why & How to Settle a Civil Case (Torrance)

Thursday October 24, 2019:  12:00 p.m. – 1:30 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 resources and tools are available to you and how to negotiate effectively to get the best possible result without the uncertainty, time, and expense of taking a case all the way to trial.

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

Class approved for Court Interpreter Minimum Continuing Education (CIMCE) credit.

Presented by: Michael Schiller, Attorney, Law Offices of Michael I. Schiller

Location:
Torrance Courthouse, 1st Floor
825 Maple Street, Room 110
Torrance, CA 90503
(424) 201-0748

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