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application to serve as settlement attorney

Your name is required.
Name

Your phone number is required.
Phone Number

Your address is required.
Business Address

Your e-mail address is required.
E-mail

Year you were admitted to Bar is required.
Year Admitted to CA Bar
Your bar number is required.
CA State Bar Number

 

1. Please specify the type(s) of proceedings for which you would like to serve as a Settlement Attorney:

Civil Mandatory Settlement Conferences Family Mandatory Settlement Conferences
Probate Mandatory Settlement Conferences Family Settlement Officer Conferences
Unlawful Detainer Settlement Conferences  

 

2. If you are certified as a specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization or by an organization whose certification program has been accredited by the State of California, please specify that certification:

 

3. Describe your experiences as an Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) neutral:

 

4. Please specify any languages other than English you speak well enough to communicate effectively with litigants:

 

5. Please list any other particular skills, training, interests, areas of expertise, or preferences you believe will assist you in serving as a Settlement Attorney – please be sure to list any other ADR panels on which you serve (whether with this court or another) and any ADR specific training you may have had:

 

6. I have:

a. Observed at least one settlement proceeding for which I expect to serve as Settlement Attorney.      

 

b. Attended at least 1.5 hours of training on local rules, bias, fairness, conflicts, and distinctions between divisions.     

7. Are you in good standing in each state in which you are licensed to practice law?      

 

8. Have you ever been disciplined by the State Bar of California or by a bar association or other professional licensing entity in any state or by a court of record, including being sanctioned or held in contempt?   
  

If your answer was yes, please provide additional information:

 

9. Do you have any disciplinary action pending against you by the State Bar of California or by a bar association or other professional licensing agency in any state or by a court of record, including any proceeding for the imposition of sanctions or for contempt?   
  

If your answer was yes, please provide additional information:

 

10. Please indicate your areas of expertise:

CIVIL SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE
Subject Matter Yes Subject Matter Yes
Breach of Contract Legal Malpractice
Collections Lemon Law
Construction Defect Medical/Dental Malpractice
Eminent Domain Partnership/Corporate Governance
Employment Personal Injury: Auto
Environmental Personal Injury: Other
Fraud Product Liability
Insurance Coverage Professional Negligence
Landlord/Tenant Real Estate
Other (please specify):
FAMILY SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE
Subject Matter Yes Subject Matter Yes
Child Custody & Visitation Property Division
Paternity QDROs
Domestic Violence Same Sex Unions
Support    
Other (please specify):
PROBATE SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE
Subject Matter Yes Subject Matter Yes
Conservatorships Guardianships
Decedent’s Estates Trust Matters
Elder Abuse    
Other (please specify):

 

11. Please list any additional information you would like to share about your application to serve as a Settlement Attorney:

 

A checkmark is required. I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing is true and correct.

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