Settlement Conferences

PARTICIPATION
All civil cases set for trial shall participate in a mandatory settlement conference. The conference shall be in accordance with Rule 3.1380 of the California Rules of Court, except as provided in these rules and the Court's settlement policy. All
parties and their counsel shall be prepared to make a good faith offer of settlement. (Effective January 1, 2007)

 

 

FAILURE TO COMPLY
Failure to comply with these rules and policies can result in sanctions in appropriate circumstances. (Effective January 1, 2007)

 

 

TRIAL JUDGE
The judge who conducts a settlement conference will not normally preside at the subsequent trial of such case. (Effective January 1, 2007)