PROCEDURES UPON COMPLETION OF MEDIATION CONFERENCE

Rule No: 
9049-1

Upon the conclusion of the Mediation Conference, the following procedure shall be followed:

(a) Agreement Reached. If the parties have reached an agreement regarding the disposition of the Matter, the parties shall determine who shall prepare the writing to dispose of the Matter, and they may continue the Mediation Conference to a date convenient to all parties and the Mediator if necessary. The court will reasonably accommodate parties who desire to place any resolution of a Matter on the record during or following the Mediation Conference. Where required, the parties shall promptly submit the fully executed stipulation to the court for approval.

(b) Certificate of Compliance. Within 14 days of the conclusion of the Mediation Conference, the Mediator shall file with the court a Certificate of Compliance in the form provided by the court. Regardless of the outcome of the Mediation Conference, the Mediator will not provide the court with any details of the substance of the Mediation Conference.

(c) Report to Program Administrator. In order to assist the Program Administrator in compiling useful data to evaluate the Program, and to aid the Executive Committee in assessing the efforts of the members of the Panel, the Mediator shall provide the Program Administrator with a Report of Mediation Conference that includes an estimate of the number of hours spent in the Mediation Conference, the amount charged by the Mediator, an attendance form showing the participants in the mediation, and any other statistical and evaluative information as required by the court.

CROSS REFERENCES: See General Order No. 2012-4 (Technical Corrections to Mediation Program Rules)