Arbitration Advisories

Advisory Number Title Date
2016-02 Analysis of Potential Bill Padding and Other Billing Issues - Supersedes Advisory 2003-01
3/25/2016
2016-01 Statute of Limitations for Fee Arbitrations - Supersedes Advisory 2011-02
3/25/2016
2015-02 The Arbitrator’s Role In Settlements and Stipulated Awards - Supersedes Advisories 1996-05 and 2009-01 3/20/2015
2015-01 Disclosure Guidelines - Supersedes Arbitration Advisories 1994-01 , 1995-01 and 1997-01 1/16/2015
2014-01 Amendment or Supplementation of Arbitration Awards - Supersedes Arbitration Advisory 2000-01 and 2003-02 7/25/2014
2012-03 Handling Legal Malpractice Claims and Ethical Issues During Arbitration 7/17/2012
2012-02 Arbitration Agreements - Supersedes 2004-01 2/01/2012
2012-01 Voidability of Fee Agreements - Supersedes 1996-04 2/01/2012
2011-02 Statute of Limitations for Fee Arbitrations - Supercedes 1996-02; Superseded by 2016-01 6/15/2011
2011-01 Enforcement of Non-Refundable Retainer Provisions - Supersedes 2001-02 1/28/2011
2010-01 Arbitration of Loan Modification Fee Disputes 2/11/2010
2009-01 The Arbitrator's Role in Accepting Settlement Agreements As Stipulated Awards - Superseded by 2015-02 7/8/2009
2008-02 Authority to Compel Compliance with Third-Party Subpoenas 5/25/2008
2008-01 Timing of Agreements to Binding Fee Arbitration (Updated July 25, 2014) 4/3/2008
2007-02 Preservation of Client Confidences in Arbitrations Involving Parties Other Than The Client 7/20/2007
2007-01 Arbitral Immunity (Updated July 25, 2014) 5/11/2007
2005-02 Resisting Attempts to Subpoena Fee Arbitrators or Fee Arbitration Documents 6/30/2005
2005-01 Jurisdiction of the Mandatory Fee Arbitration Program to Determine the Existence of an Attorney-Client Relationship 1/21/2005
2004-01 Arbitration Agreements (Superseded by 2012-02) 9/22/2004
2003-03 Awarding Program Filing Fees 10/20/2003
2003-02 The Amendment or Supplementation of Arbitration Awards - Supersedes 2000-01; Superseded by 2014-01 3/27/2003
2003-01 Detecting Attorney Bill Padding - Superseded by 2016-02 1/29/2003
2002-01 Imposition of Sanctions by Arbitrators in Conducting Fee Arbitration Matters 5/17/2002
2001-02 Enforcement of 'Non-Refundable' Retainer Provisions - Superseded by 2011-01 5/16/2001
2001-01 Impact of the Truth in Lending Act and Retain Installment Sales Act Upon Attorney-Client Fee Disputes 5/31/2001
2000-01 The Amendment or Supplementation of Arbitration Awards. - Superseded by 2014-01 11/3/2000
1998-03 Determination of a 'Reasonable' Fee - Updated March 20, 2015 6/23/1998
1998-02 Required Accommodations for Fee Arbitration Participants with Disabilities 3/20/1998
1998-01 Impact of Arbitration Clauses in Fee Agreements Upon Client's Right to Mandatory Fee Arbitration 1/16/1998
1997-03 Fee Arbitration Issues Involving Contingency Fees 8/22/1997
1997-02 Handling a Request for Arbitration When a Party Files for Bankruptcy 8/22/1997
1997-01 Disclosures To Be Made by Arbitrators to Parties - Superseded by 2015-01 7/18/1997
1996-05 Arbitrator's Role in Settlements at Time of Hearing - Superseded by 2015-02 12/13/1996
1996-04 Voidability of Fee Agreements - Superseded by 2012-01 9/13/1996
1996-03 Burden of Proof in Fee Arbitrations 6/7/1996
1996-02 Statute of Limitations for Fee Arbitrations - Superseded by 2011-02 6/7/1996
1996-01 Records Retention 4/26/1996
1995-02 Standards for Attorney Fee Billing Statements 6/9/1995
1995-01 Disclosure Required of Fee Arbitrators by CCP 1281 - Superseded by 2015-01 4/28/1995
1994-04 Identification of 'Individual Responsible Attorney' in Fee Arbitration Awards 8/19/1994
1994-03 Avoiding Arbitrator Bias 7/15/1994
1994-02 Jurisdiction to Arbitrate Court Ordered Fees 4/22/1994
1994-01 Avoiding Arbitrator and Administrator Bias - Superseded by 2015-01 1/7/1994
1993-02 Standard of Review in Fee Disputes Where There Is a Written Fee Agreement 11/23/1993
1993-01 Awards of Interest by the Arbitrator 7/30/1993