ARC Neutrals travel throughout Southern California to provide free Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) programs to California Attorneys.
ARC Panelists have a wide variety of expertise, offering subject matter substance, as well as current trends in the law.
Please call Nicole Bethurum at (310) 284-8224 to schedule a presentation in your office/location.
Sidney Kanazawa, Esq. Negotiation and Mediation (6-hour law firm learn-by-doing program) The Power of “We” (Identification): What we learned about threats in the pandemic The Power of Weakness and Motivational Interviewing Ten Tips to Make Zealous Advocates Better Negotiators in Mediation How to Negotiate: Find out why without asking why Why Threats and Power Fall Short: What we learned during the pandemic The Power of Weakness: Why “leverage” leads us astray Mediation – Voluntary, Confidential Inside Tips of Employment Mediation What Does Zealous Advocacy Mean? A primer for young attorneys on the conflict between ethical duty and effective representation Effective Negotiation: Find out why without asking why Scout Mindset: Why it persuades The Importance of Stories in Negotiations How to Gain Power in Negotiations Why Open-Ended Questions are the FBI’s Secret Weapon How to Prepare for Mediations How to Transform Enemies into Collaborators Why Online Mediations are Here to Stay How to Be Effective in Online Mediations
Robert Amador, Esq. Power of Arbitrators To Decide Arbitrability-Delegation Clauses, the FAA and Lessons from the Caselaw Arbitrator Subpoena Power When Are Third Parties Subject To Arbitration?
Stephen M. Benardo, Esq. Recent Developments in Employment Arbitration Law in California Recent Developments in Wage and Hour Law in California Key Elements of Anti-Harassment Training Leave Laws for the California Workplace (Recent Developments)
Alyson C. Decker, Esq. Working in Space: The Final Frontier of Remote Work Employment Relationships and Privacy in Space
Hon. Mary Thornton House, Ret. PROBATE: The Shifting Paradigm in Conservatorship Law: Preserving the Value of Protective Proceedings AB1194 and Beyond: Did the “Spears” Reform Hit the Target? On the Way to RFA….How to Get Court Approval of Fiduciary Reports, Accountings, and Attorney Fees Requests Where’s the Fun in Dysfunctional Families? Case Studies Evidentiary Issues in Probate Court GENERAL: Checklist Challenge Hour: Using Checklists to Lead Your Judge to Rule in Your Favor! Top Ten (Mistakes) in the First Five (Years of Practice) Building Your Advocacy Skills: Effective Writing for Judicial Officers (and Their Research Attorneys!) Hearsay to Want to Be Affirmed on Appeal: A Hearsay Primer Asserting Evidentiary Privileges: When, How, and Oops, A Waiver? Preparation of CACI, Special Jury Instructions, and Verdict Forms: Tips Plus Pitfalls to Avoid
Peter L. Weinberger, Esq. Strategic Use of CCP Section 998 Offers to Compromise to Shift Attorney's Fees and Costs to the Plaintiff Using Discovery Referees to Lower Litigation Costs and Stop Opposing Counsel From Stymieing Discovery" -- this can include legal ethics credit Know When to Hold Them, Know When To Fold them: Strategies for Defending Habitability Cases