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Settlement Conference Judge - Legal Lion or Problem Solving Lamb: An Empirical Documentation of Judicial Settlement Conference Practices and Techniques


Peter Rufo Robinson


Pepperdine University - School of Law

June 14, 2010

American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Vol. 33, 2009
Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010/5

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Settlements play an increased role in modern litigation. Judges employ a diverse range of methods in reaching a settlement and are motivated by a variety of factors. The survey addressed in this Article aims to track these methods and factors and convey this data to litigators and judges for whom settlement negotiations are an increasingly prevalent part of their practices.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 56

Keywords: judge, settlement, judicial, practice, Administrative Office of the Courts, California, civil case, family law, settlement conference, survey, settlement meeting

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Date posted: June 15, 2010  

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Robinson, Peter Rufo, Settlement Conference Judge - Legal Lion or Problem Solving Lamb: An Empirical Documentation of Judicial Settlement Conference Practices and Techniques (June 14, 2010). American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Vol. 33, 2009; Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010/5. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1625077

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Pepperdine University - School of Law ( email )
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
United States
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