Arbitration is very much in the news. The New York Times recently published a three-part Special Report highly critical of the use of arbitration to resolve disputes. The authorial point of view in the Special Report is telegraphed by its provocative titles: “Arbitration Everywhere, Stacking the Deck of Justice” (Part I), “In Arbitration, a ‘Privatization of the Justice System” (Part II) and “In Religious Arbitration, Scripture is the Rule of Law” (Part III).

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AlvaradoSmith’s Business Continuity Update:


In these uncertain times, we remain dedicated to our clients and will continue to provide the quality of support and advice that you have come to expect from AlvaradoSmith.

Our professionals are now telecommuting to continue to meet the needs of our clients while complying with the California State Public Officer’s order for all individuals living in the State of California to stay home. The firm will remain fully operational during this time.

We want to take this opportunity to share how AlvaradoSmith’s business continuity plan is navigating the Novel Coronavirus landscape as attorneys and staff continue to serve clients.  READ MORE