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September 12, 2019 | HON. HANK GOLDBERG (RET.)

Family Law Book Update

Hon. Hank Goldberg (Ret.) recently released a new version of his popular book entitled Keys to The Kingdom: California Family Law Findings, Orders, and Practice Pointers. With these new materials, Judge Goldberg believes about 90 percent…..

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August 25, 2019 | DAVID PHILLIPS, ESQ.

The Ninth Circuit rules that Dynamex applies retroactively

On May 2, 2019, the Ninth Circuit unanimously decided Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising International, Inc. No. 17- 16096 (9th Cir. 2019), a putative class action that had been pending in the courts for nearly ten…..

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August 20, 2019 | ALAN V. FRIEDMAN, ESQ.

Alan V. Friedman, Esq. Joins Signature Resolution

Signature Resolution is proud to announce the addition of Alan V. Friedman, Esq. to its panel. Mr. Friedman will serve as a mediator, focusing on employment, business/commercial, education, public interest institutions, energy and entertainment disputes……

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August 20, 2019 | HON. SCOTT M. GORDON (RET.)

Los Angeles Judge Retires, Starts Neutral Career at Signature

After more than 40 years working in the public sector, retired Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Scott M. Gordon started as a neutral at Signature Resolution on Monday.

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August 8, 2019 | EVE WAGNER, ESQ.

Copyright Chaos? ‘Dark Horse’ Verdict Could Lead to New Wave of Lawsuits

Few music executives flinched after a lawsuit over “Blurred Lines” resulted in a ruling of copyright infringement — and more than $7 million in damages — for Marvin Gaye’s estate against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams: It was just…..

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July 11, 2019 | LARS JOHNSON, ESQ.

Five Important Lessons I Learned in My First Year as a Mediator

I just wrapped up my first year mediating civil cases. Before I became a mediator, I spent many years in the trenches handling a broad range of personal injury, consumer and insurance litigation matters. Having…..

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June 18, 2019 | BRUCE ISAACS, ESQ.

Key Damages Questions to Ask in Copyright Mediation

In 2016, the jury ruled in favor of the defendant Led Zeppelin in the “Stairway to Heaven” case (Skidmore v. Led Zeppelin). In the fall of 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth…..

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May 17, 2019 | DAVID PHILLIPS, ESQ.

Establishing Trust

One of the biggest mistakes a lawyer can make in mediation is being too competitive, according to David Phillips of Signature Resolution. “When you get too competitive, and you think there might be another two…..

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May 7, 2019 | EVE WAGNER, ESQ.

Keeping Up With A Changing Worker Classification Landscape

The U.S. Department of Labor’s April 29 guidance letter regarding worker classification expanded the divide between worker protections under federal law and the laws in certain states.

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May 7, 2019 | EVE WAGNER, ESQ.

Eve Wagner, Esq. Joins Signature Resolution’s Panel of Neutrals

Signature Resolution is proud to announce the addition of Eve Wagner, Esq. to its panel. Ms. Wagner brings her dispute resolution practice to Signature to continue serving as a mediator and arbitrator, focusing on employment,…..

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