Panel explores ‘Case Evaluation and ADR’ in webinar

The Oakland County Bar Association’s Lawyer Well-Being Committee will present “Case Evaluation and ADR—What Every Litigator Needs to Know” online Tuesday, May14, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. via Zoom.

This webinar—a joint presentation by OCBA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution, Circuit Court Case Evaluation, and District Court Case Evaluation committees—will explore best practices for litigators who are appearing at case evaluation and ADR. The webinar will address what case evaluators are looking for in written and oral presentations. Attendees will learn what judges expect of parties on case evaluation and ADR and see how the recent court rule changes have affected cases and court dockets.

Speaking at the program will be Oakland County 46th District Court Judge Cynthia Arvant; Oakland County Circuit Court Chief Judge Jeffrey Matis; Robert M. Raitt, Raitt Law PLLC; Thomas L. Vitu, Advocate Mediation LLC; Steven D. Brock, Clark Hill PLC; and moderator Karen Geibel, The Cincinnati Insurance Companies, Addison Township trustee

Cost to pre-register for the program is $35 for OCBA members; $25 for OCBA DCCE/ CCCE/ ADR committee members; $25 for OCBA new lawyers and paralegals; $45 for non-members; and $15 for OCBA students.

To register, visit and click on “Events.”  Anyone with questions may call Shanay Cuthrell at 248-334-3400.