Arbitration Brief Template

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					This arbitration brief template sets forth the crucial format for an arbitration brief. A great
arbitration brief can significantly assist a party in winning a case. This template will help
ensure that the user creates the best brief possible and includes the following sections:
introduction, parties and counsel, state of facts and procedural history, status of
litigation, settlement negotiations, and conclusion. This form is intended to provide a
template format and can be modified to best fit the needs of the drafting party. This
document should be used by attorneys or unrepresented parties engaged in arbitration.
     ______________ [Instructions: Insert name of attorney and Bar number]
 1   ______________ [Instructions: Insert address of attorney]
     ______________ [Instructions: Insert facsimile number / email address]
 2   ______________ [Instructions: Insert telephone number]
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     Attorney for ______________ [Instructions: Insert either “Defendant” or “Plaintiff”]
 5   ______________ [Instructions: Insert name of represented party]
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 7                        ______________ [Instructions: Insert name of Court]
 8          FOR THE COUNTY OF ______________ [Instructions: Insert name of county]
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     ______________ [Instructions: name of     )       Case No.: ______________ [Instructions:
11                                             )       Insert case number]
     plaintiff]
                                               )
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                   Plaintiff,
                                               )       ______________ [Instructions: Insert
13                                             )       appropriate title; e.g., either
            v.
                                               )       “DEFENDANT’S” OR “PLAINTIFF’S”]
14   ______________ [Instructions: Insert name )       ARBITRATION BRIEF
     of defendant]                             )
15                 Defendants.                 )       Date: ______________ [Instructions: Insert
                                               )       date of arbitration]
16                                             )       Time: ______________ [Instructions: Insert
                                               )       time of arbitration]
17                                             )       Location: ______________ [Instructions:
                                               )       Insert location]
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22   ________________ [Instructions: Insert name of party] submit the following brief in

23   connection with the arbitration in this matter.

24                                                      1.

25                                               INTRODUCTION

26             ________________ [Instructions: Set forth introduction and summary of

27   argument].

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                                           ARBITRATION BRIEF
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 2                                       PARTIES AND COUNSEL
 3          ________________ [Instructions: Set forth all the relevant parties and their counsel].
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 6                     STATEMENT OF FACTS AND PROCEDURAL HISTORY
 7          ________________ [Instructions and Comment: Set forth the relevant facts and the
 8   procedural history].
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11                                      STATUS OF LITIGATION
12          ________________ [Instructions: Set forth the current status of the litigation]
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15                 ________________ [Instructions: Set forth heading related to the User’s
16   position]
17          ________________ [Instructions: Set forth argument for position]
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20                                   SETTLEMENT NEGOTIATIONS
21          ________________ [Instructions: Set forth settlement negotiations]
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25                                             CONCLUSION
26          ________________ [Instructions: Insert conclusion of argument]
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                                        ARBITRATION BRIEF
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 2   DATED: ________________
 3   [Instructions: Insert date]   By ________________ [Instructions: Insert name]
 4                                 Attorneys for ________________ [Instructions: Insert
 5                                 “Defendant” or “Plaintiff” and full name].
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Description: This arbitration brief template sets forth the crucial format for an arbitration brief. A great arbitration brief can significantly assist a party in winning a case. This template will help ensure that the user creates the best brief possible and includes the following sections: introduction, parties and counsel, state of facts and procedural history, status of litigation, settlement negotiations, and conclusion. This form is intended to provide a template format and can be modified to best fit the needs of the drafting party. This document should be used by attorneys or unrepresented parties engaged in arbitration.