Wednesday, January 30

Real judges mediate

OMG! Two jurists have just been named trial judges of the year because of their mediation skills... what is the world coming to?

On Feb. 8, two longtime jurists – U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Louise DeCarl Adler and U.S. Magistrate Judge Leo S. Papas – will be honored for their tag team effort in mediating the largest Catholic bankruptcy case in the US where the Diocese of San Diego agreed to pay $198 million settlement.

"She pushed in the courtroom. He coaxed behind closed doors. She set deadlines. He crafted bridges" [read more]

They have been named trial judges of the year by the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego for their work in getting the matter resolved.

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