United States District Court - Northern District Court of California

Phyllis J. Hamilton, Chief Judge

Susan Y. Soong, Clerk of Court

ADR Local Rules Decisions

These orders provide important guidance on issues regarding ADR confidentiality and attorney conduct which the ADR Magistrate Judge and the ADR Program legal staff believe will be helpful to counsel and parties appearing in the Northern District of California.

  • ADR Local Rules Decision 09-001 (.pdf) (admonishing counsel for violating ADR Local Rules by submitting unsigned, redlined settlement agreement prepared in mediation to trial judge in effort to enforce settlement).