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Judicial Settlement Conference CLE - Shared screen with speaker view
Decatur Bar Association
04:25
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Drew Hickey
13:00
I have
Mona's iPhone
13:10
I have
Gary Geisler
13:12
Yes with both judges.
andrewrweatherford
13:13
i have
Atty. Guy S.R. Casey
13:13
I have
Amber Gebben
13:14
I have
Jessica Jolly
13:16
I have
RFORBES
13:18
I have
Andrew Bourey
13:21
I have
Kurt Bickes
13:27
I have
Paul Chiligiris
13:28
Both Judges
Mona's iPhone
14:06
I think they are very helpful in getting cases settled as well as what the main issues really are
Frank Byers II
14:14
hi
Paul Chiligiris
14:21
You hit participants and it allows you to raise your hand
Gary Geisler
14:41
Settlement conferences are very helpful, especially when the Court can be more specific in terms of what is likely to occur at the final hearing.
Andrew Bourey
14:47
The settlement conferences have been very helpful
Drew Hickey
14:50
I agree with Mona 100%. But I don't have a microphone.It's nice to be able to really narrow down the issues and get a good idea of how we can work it out.
Jessica Jolly
15:05
I agree with Mona; allows the issues to be fully developed, and also generally creates a more effective result than trial
andrewrweatherford
16:42
I find them helpful. I find it extremely helpful in bringing those difficult clients closer to a possible settlement.
Drew Hickey
16:48
I don't have a microphon :)
Gary Geisler
24:54
A good settlement conference may not leave the parties satisfied with the outcome, but it should leave both parties satisfied with the process. Comments by the Court to the parties is always helpful.
Paul Chiligiris
28:03
I find it easier to sell to my client when the judge explains his/her understanding of the issues and facts on the bench as opposed to in cfhambers
Jessica Jolly
28:28
The parties also generally understand the reasoning of the resolution better than at the conclusion of a trial; in my experience, they generally feel “heard” after a settlement conference, and understand the outcome better than after trial
Mona's iPhone
48:06
is there any way that we can have a laptop available or something so we can finalize a written order in court?
Jessica Jolly
49:21
In some surrounding counties, there are triplicate form “minute orders” available, which allow us to write out the entire agreement and submit it at the time. Everyone can leave with a copy of the written order. I have found it works well when the issues are more limited
Paul Chiligiris
51:00
Hard to draft a MSA, parenting plan et al in court
andrewrweatherford
51:46
What type of issues do you see come before you in non-family cases?
Matt Spain
53:31
I had a trademark issue that we discussed in a settlement conference with Judge Bollinger. His analysis of the law was helpful
Jessica Jolly
53:40
Thanks very much to the Judges and the DBA
Gary Geisler
54:00
Thank you as well.
andrewrweatherford
54:03
Thank you