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Oct 16, 2018 Robert A. Olson
GMSR Partner Robert Olson to speak about Arbitration at a LACBA Appellate Courts Section Program

GMSR partner Robert Olson will be a panelist at the upcoming LA County Bar Association’s Appellate Courts Section program, “Arbitration: A Favored Process?” on October 18, 2018, at 4:30 pm.  The panel will discuss arbitration under federal and state law, reasons for using arbitration, the perceived risk of potential bias, the limited circumstances under which arbitrators’ decisions are subject to appellate review, and the impact of arbitration on the development of the law.  Finally, the panel will react to the recent focus by the media, legislatures, and other organizations on the use of arbitration.