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Neutral-Driven Dispute Resolution Course

In this engaging session, you will learn when and how you can use an innovative approach to address limited stakes legal disputes in a way that is cost-effective and builds long term client-attorney loyalty.

“Rob integrates his litigator experience with theatrical background to keep his audience interested and engaged”

Maria S. Bellafronto, Hopkins Carley

In this engaging session, attorneys will learn when and how to NDR – an innovative approach to address limited stakes legal disputes in a way that is cost-effective for clients and brings lasting value to the attorney.
The approach, Neutral-Driven (Nonadversarial) Dispute Resolution (NDR) provides an alternative to litigation, arbitration, or mediation for resolving cases in which potential legal and related costs threaten to consume the amount at stake. The MCLE course is led by Rob Christopher, Just Resolve founder with 40 years’ successful experience as a litigator and, more recently, General Counsel of Christopher Ranch.

You will learn:

  • Why and how NDR was developed to address limited stakes disputes
  • How NDR works – cost-effectively and quickly common disputes
  • How NDR differs from arbitration and mediation,
  • Ways to use NDR to add value to your legal practice.

The course includes access to and hands-on demonstrations of assessment tools you can use to determine when to use NDR and concludes with clear takeaways for you to achieve for real and lasting wins with your clients.

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“Rob’s entertaining style, combined with his innovative and ethical approach to addressing limited stakes disputes, make this a must-take MCLE session for all client-centric attorneys.”

Robert A. Moselle, Esq., Center for Continuing Education

Course Presenter

Rob Christopher

Rob Christopher is an AV Preeminent rated litigation and trial attorney who served as Northern California Managing Partner of international law firm Coudert Brothers and later litigation Counsel with Bay Area law firm Hopkins & Carley. Currently, he is General Counsel of his family’s farming business, Christopher Ranch LLC, and Founder and Managing Director of independent neutral service Just Resolve LLC.

Rob earned his JD at the University of California at Davis, and an AB with Honors in Economics at Stanford University. He has also been a mediator, arbitrator, and settlement judge in California superior court cases and is admitted to practice before numerous federal district and appellate courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Course Agenda

  • Why an innovative approach is needed for limited stakes cases
  • The growing gap these cases cause in American civil justice
  • The Neutral-Driven Dispute Resolution Process
  • How NDR delivers value to client and attorney
  • Estimating the total costs of litigation for your case
  • When and how to access NDR to win with your clients
  • Common Questions
  • Action Plan and Closing

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