Alternative Dispute Resolution Section

About the Section

The Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Section promotes litigation alternatives by providing a forum for information-exchange and discussion, and serving as a liaison with the judiciary. The Section, led by the Executive Committee, also presents several MCLEs and networking opportunities throughout the year.

To join the section, please contact our Membership Department at (510) 302-2200 or hadassah@acbanet.org.

Upcoming Events

May 3, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Getting to Know Tax Returns: What All Family Lawyers Need to Know

Please join the ACBA Family Law Section, the ADR Section, and Leslie Dawson for an overview of what family law attorneys need to know about tax returns. This program will cover: what to look for in the common forms provided by the client and/or the opposing party, including how to understand revenue and income.

Please visit the ACBA Master Calendar for more events

ADR Newsletters

February 2013 e-Newsletter

March 2012 ADR e-Newsletter

ADR Articles

Check out these articles submitted by ACBA ADR Section members:

If you would like to submit an article to be posted here or in the ADR Newsletter, please contact Hadassah Hayashi at hadassah@acbanet.org or (510) 302-2200.

Executive Committee Meetings

The Executive Committee is responsible for planning the section's MCLEs and other networking events throughout the year. The Executive Committee meets the second Wednesday of every month, except for July, August and December. If you would like to receive minutes, agendas, or if you would like to attend an Executive Committee meeting, please contact Hadassah Hayashi at Hadassah@acbanet.org or (510) 302-2200. 
 



The Executive Committee
 

CHAIR
R. Camille King


Collaborative Law and Mediation
1061 Eastshore Hwy, Ste 206
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 859-7377
Camille King     

VICE-CHAIR
Janelle Smith


Buffett-Kennedy & Smith LLP
1808 Sixth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 398 - 0733
 
Janelle Smith
         

SECRETARY
Jenny Kim


Maier Pfeffer Kim Geary & Cohen LLP
1440 Broadway, Suite 812
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 835-7910
 

MEMBER
Roger F. Allen


PMB 349
4100 Redwood Road, Suite 10
Oakland, CA 94619-2363
(510) 517-5482 
 
Roger Allen
       

MEMBER
Sean R. Brooke


Peralta Community College District
333 East 8th Street
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 466-7295
Sean Brooke  
 
MEMBER
Frank Russo

Russo Mediation and Law
1185 Trestle Glen Road
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 452-5001
Frank Russo
         

MEMBER
Mattie Robertson


California Lawyers for the Arts
2140 Shattuck Ave, Suite 310, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 990-6030
 
 
Mattie Robertson  

MEMBER
Malcolm Sher


Law Office of Malcolm Sher
3494 Camino Tassajara # 431
Danville, CA 94506
(925) 906-0990
Malcolm Sher
         

MEMBER
Teri H. Sklar


Mediator/Attorney at Law
605 Market Street, Suite 605, San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 929-7355
Terri Sklar  
STAFF LIAISON
Hadassah Hayashi

Alameda County Bar Association
1000 Broadway, Suite 480
Oakland, CA 94607
Hadassah@acbanet.org
(510) 302-2200
Hadassah Hayashi

 

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