The King County Superior Court Clerk's Office has circulated proposed amendments to LMAR 3.2 and 6.2. The change to 3.2 strikes the provision for award of attorney's fees (except as sanctions for…Continue
Changes to Arbitration: Where Mediation and Arbitration IntersectPresented by the WSBA ADR Section Membership Committee When: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Panel Presentation: 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. Networking Reception: 6:45 – 7:30 p.m. Where: Impact Hub Seattle 220 Second Ave. South Seattle, WA 98104(at Washington St. and Second Ave. located directly…See More
WSBA ADR SECTION ANNUAL MEETINGWEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013WSBA ADR Membership Committee invites all Section Members to its 2013-2014 Annual Meeting and Presentation with questions followed by a one-hour networking event with hors d'oeuvres and refreshments (one free beer/wine for ADR Section members).4:00-4:30 p.m.Introduction and update on activities of the ADR Section and Committees, including Legislative, Education and Membership Committees, and special projects.4:30-4:45 p.m.Vote for…See More
Join the WSBA ADR Section Membership Committee for the third event in our 2013 series of panel presentation/networking events:ADR and Policy: Where Alternative Dispute Resolution and Politics IntersectCome and hear about the Fairness Foreclosure Act, Uniform Collaborative Law Act, Uniform Mediation Act, Uniform Arbitration Act, and child parenting mediation, among other legislative topics.Our Panelists:Representative Roger Goodman of the 45th Legislative District, Washington State House of…See More
Join the WSBA ADR Section Membership Committee for this panel presentation and networking evening.Format: 45-minute panel presentation with questions followed by a one-hour networking event with hors d'oeuvres and refreshments (one free wine/beer for Section members).Topic: "Useful Practices in Mediation" based on research of the WSBA ADR Section.Panelists:Alan Alhadeff, of Alhadeff & Forbes Mediation Affiliates, research manager. Andre Chevalier, Seattle University School of Law graduate,…See More
The WSBA ADR Section will hold its annual meeting on May 4, in conjunction with the 19th Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference scheduled for May 4—May 5, 2012. Please join us. This is an open meeting for all section members who wish to attend. We will be voting on officers for the 2012-2013 term: Officer Nominees for 2012-2013 Term: Lish Whitson: Chair-ElectCraig Beles: SecretaryCourtland Shafer: TreasurerThe meeting will be followed by a panel discussion, …See More
"Mystery solved: We finally received the comments:
Arbitration RulesLMAR 3.2 deletes (c) which is duplicated in the State rule.
LMAR 6.2 deletes (c) which is duplicative and contradicts MAR 7.1.
This means no substantive change was intended."
The King County Superior Court Clerk's Office has circulated proposed amendments to LMAR 3.2 and 6.2. The change to 3.2 strikes the provision for award of attorney's fees (except as sanctions for failing to obey an order), but leaves in the reference to MAR 3.2 for determining the authority of an arbitrator. MAR 3.2(8) allows arbitrators to award attorney's fees.The change to LMAR 6.2 strikes the procedure for awarding attorney fees after determination of the prevailing party.There is no…See More
Join the WSBA ADR Section Membership Committee for this member event of a panel presentation and networking evening. Format: 45-minute panel presentation with questions followed by a one-hour networking event with hors d'oeuvres and refreshments (including one free drink).Topic: Issues and opportunities in land use mediation.Panelists: Courtney Kaylor (a partner with the law firm McCullough Hill Leary P.S. in Seattle, Washington whose practice focuses on land use and environmental law, and on…See More
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