Bar Rules

Rule 6-403. Attendance and Participation at Hearing

State Bar Programs / Part VI - Arbitration of Fee Disputes / CHAPTER 4 RULES OF PROCEDURE / Rule 6-403. Attendance and Participation at Hearing

The parties shall have the right to attend and participate in the arbitration hearing at their own expense. It shall be discretionary with the arbitrators whether to allow the attendance of any persons who are not parties, witnesses, or counsel to one of the parties. 

At the discretion of the arbitrators, a party may be permitted to appear or present witness testimony at the hearing by telephone conference call, video conference, computer-facilitated conference, or similar telecommunications equipment, provided all persons participating in the hearing can simultaneously hear each other during the hearing. 


GO TO Rule 6-402. Time and Place of Arbitration Hearing
GO TO Rule 6-404. Stenographic Record
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