Hon. Howard L. Halm


Judge, Los Angeles County Superior Court (Ret.)


Mediator  •  Arbitrator  •  Referee

Selected Presentations

  • “Best Practices in Case Management Conferences”, Panelist, LACBA Inns of Court (Los Angeles 2018)

  • “Ins and Outs of PI Hub Procedures,” Speaker, CAALA and ASCDC Joint Litigation Summit, Los Angeles (2016)

  • “Updating Daubert and Kelly/Fry as Applied to Asbestos Friction Products,” Speaker, Automotive Manufacturing Company, Chicago (2006)

  • “Innovative Settlement Techniques,” Speaker, Legal Malpractice Insurance Carrier, Chicago (2006)

  • “Applying the Non-Retained Control Defense to Asbestos Premises Liability Cases,” Speaker, Product Manufacturing Company (Houston 2005)

  • “Mining for Data or Data Minefield,” Moderator, ABA Standing Committee on Professional Liability (Boston 2005)

  • “Emerging Issues of LLP/LLPs,” Moderator, ABA Standing Committee on Professional Liability (Miami 2004)

  • “Where Have all the Flowers Gone,” Panelist, National Asian Pacific American Bar Ass’n (Honolulu 2003)

  • “Selection, Use and Disqualification of a Legal Malpractice Expert,” Moderator, ABA Standing Committee on Professional Liability (La Jolla 2003)

  • “Dockets and Conflicts Software,” Moderator, ABA Standing Committee on Professional Liability (New Orleans 2003)

  • “Complex Civil Litigation,” Panelist, CEB (Los Angeles 2002)

  • “Digital Discovery,” Moderator, California State Bar Ass’n Educational Institute (Berkeley 2001)

  • “Trial Techniques in Defending Toxic Tort Litigation,” Panelist, UCLA School of Law Environmental Law Seminar (1995)

  • “Use of Alternate Dispute Resolution,” Panelist, Chicago Bar Ass’n (Chicago 1985)