Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Hybrid Event at 12:00pm

Location: 2000 Alameda De Las Pulgas, San Mateo Conference Room: Atrium Court

Or Via Zoom at 12:00pm

Description:  Come meet local attorneys in San Mateo County who serve as arbitrators, mediators, and private judges.  The panelists will describe the specific areas of their ADR practice, and how their handling cases post-pandemic.  The moderator of this event will be Jeffrey R. Windsor, Windsor PLC, San Mateo.

Anne A. Hagan, Esq., Canter Hagan LLP, San Mateo

Anne A. Hagan’s family law practice focuses on mediation, acting as consulting counsel to parties in mediation, drafting pre-marital and post-marital agreements, and litigation.  She has worked on hundreds of matters before private judges and the courts throughout the Bay Area handling, among other issues, high equity cases dealing with the division of stock options and venture capital.  Ms. Hagan is a member of the Board of Directors of the San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association, and she is a member of the Family Law sections of the California State Bar and SMCBA. She is an effective mediator and relies on her emotional intelligence, compassion, empathy, and litigation background to facilitate resolution.

Rand N. White, Esq., Dyer & White LLP, Palo Alto

Rand N. White, a graduate of Stanford University and Stanford Law School, has an active civil litigation, mediation, and arbitration practice.  His areas of practice include real estate, professional negligence, products liability, employment, securities, trade secret, and corporate litigation.  A past president of the San Mateo County Bar and Trial Lawyers Associations, he litigates and mediates cases in both state and federal courts, including complex civil litigation and class action claims.  He is on the SMC and Santa Clara County Superior Courts’ panels of ADR providers, and regularly provides C.E.B. seminars.       

Lauren B. Zorfas, Esq., ADZ Law LLP, San Mateo

​Hon. Lauren B. Zorfas (ret.), after graduating with honors from San Francisco Law School, began her career as an attorney in San Mateo, focusing on dissolution and legal separation of marriage and domestic partnerships, child custody, support, and visitation, domestic violence and related family law issues.  She became the supervising attorney and family law facilitator with the SMC Superior Court, then a Court Commissioner, presiding over an array of cases, including general family law, criminal law, child support, and domestic violence.  A founding partner of ADZ Law LLP, she leads ADZ Law’s ADR practice as a private judge, mediator, settlement officer, arbitrator, and special master.

Jeffrey R. Windsor, Esq., Windsor PLC, San Mateo

Jeffrey R. Windsor is an attorney and mediator who assists clients and attorneys in civil litigation and dispute resolution in business, contract, construction, and real estate disputes, insurance issues, personal injury, and employment matters.  He is an ADR panel member, facilitator, and pro tem with the State Bar of California, D.P.R. of Hawaii, and Bay Area counties’ superior courts and Bar Associations, including the San Mateo Cty. Superior Court. 

In-person at: 2000 Alameda De Las Pulgas, San Mateo Conference Room: Atrium Court

Cost:  $20 for Members, $25 Non-Members, Lunch is included

Or Via Zoom: $10 for Members and Non-Members

No MCLE Provided

Registration and Information: Please click on the button above to register for this event. You may attend in-person or via Zoom.  If you wish to pay by check, please still register online first and send your check payable to SMCBA, to: 333 Bradford St., Ste. 150, Redwood City, CA 94063. Attn: Events. *Please note for which event you are paying and the name of the attendee.

Logistics: Please arrive on time if you plan to attend in-person. If you register to attend via Zoom, your Zoom credentials will automatically be emailed to you shortly after you register online, as well as the day and hour before the event. Please note that you’ll need to be logged into a Zoom account to join the webinar. The written materials for the webinar will be emailed to attendees the morning of the event. 

Cancellations must be received at least 48 hours prior to the event for a full refund of the registration fee. If you do not cancel within 48 hours or do not show up to the event, you will be charged the full amount.