Mediation Standards & Rules

 

Standards of Practice:

AAA / ABA / ACR Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators

CDRC Standards of Practice for California Mediators


California Rules of Court:

California Rules Of Court, Rule 3.1385 (Duty to notify court and others of settlement of entire case)

California Rules Of Court, Rule 3.221 (Information about alternative dispute resolution)

California Rules Of Court, Rule 3.854 (Confidentiality)

California Rules Of Court, Rule 3.855 (Impartiality, conflicts of interest, disclosure, and withdrawal)

California Rules Of Court, Rule 3.857 (Quality of Mediation Process)

California Rules Of Court, Rule 3.867 (Confidentiality of complaint procedures, information, and records)

California Rules Of Court, Rule 3.871 (Actions subject to mediation)

California Rules Of Court, Rule 3.873 (Selection of Mediators)

California Rules Of Court, Rule 3.874 (Attendance, participant lists, and mediation statements.)

California Rules Of Court, Rule 10.781 (Court-related ADR neutrals)
 

California Civil Code:

California Civil Code, Section 1375 (Dispute Resolution of Construction Defects in HOAs)


California Code of Civil Procedure:

California Code of Civil Procedure, Section 664.6 - 665  (Entering judgment)

California Code of Civil Procedure, Section 1141 (Arbitration)

California Code of Civil Procedure, Section 1775 (Mediation)
 

California Evidence Code:

California Evidence Code, Section 703.5 (Mediator cannot testify)

California Evidence Code, Sections 1115-1128 (Mediation confidentiality)
 

Los Angeles Superior Court Local Rules:

Los Angeles Superior Court, Local Rule 12.15 (Mediation procedures)

Los Angeles Superior Court, Local Rules 12.34-12.37 (Early mediation pilot project)

Los Angeles Superior Court, Local Rule 12A (Early mediation pilot project mediator guidelines)
 

Santa Barbara Superior Corut Local Rules:

Santa Barbara Superior Court, Local Rule 1102 (CADRe Program)



California Cases Regarding Mediator Confidentiality

"Amis v. Greenberg Traurig LLP"

"Cassel v. Superior Court"

"Simmons v. Ghaderi"

"In re the marriage of Kieturakis"

"Fair v. Bakhtiari"

"Rojas v. Superior Court of California"

"Foxgate v. Bramalea"

"Rinaker v. The Superior Court of San Joaquin County"

"Olam v. U.S. District Court, No. California District"


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