Effective June 28, 2021, for specific Personal Injury cases heard in Departments 27, 28, 29, 31, and 32 at the Spring Street Courthouse, 312 N Spring Street, Los Angeles, the Court will order select cases to a virtual Mandatory Settlement Conference (MSC) pursuant to California Rule of Court Rule 3.1380 as follows:

  • MSCs will be held after the Final Status Conference (FSC) and before the trial date.
  • MSCs will be scheduled with ResolveLawLA.
  • MSCs will be held virtually via www.resolvelawla.com (see News Release issued June 21, 2021 for details and registration information).

On the date of the MSC, a judge will be available to assist the parties virtually if needed.

The virtual MSCs scheduled with ResolveLawLA will be held with volunteer settlement attorneys/officers from the following organizations:

  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (ASCDC)
  • Beverly Hills Bar Foundation (BHBF)
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)

A standing order implementing the program is attached.

View the full notice here.

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