The Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) is a voluntary bar association with more than 21,000 members throughout Los Angeles, California, and the world. Founded in 1878, LACBA's goal has been to meet the professional needs of lawyers, advance the administration of justice, and serve the public regarding access to justice.
The International Law Section provides support and opportunities for its members to develop and expand relationships with international practitioners, the international business community, foreign governments and bar associations.
LACBA members have an opportunity to participate in more than 70 practice areas and committees, one of which involves helping those who have served this country.
The International Centre for Dispute Resolution, or ICDR, is the international branch of the American Arbitration Association (AAA), providing international arbitration and dispute resolution services. The ICDR is headquartered in New York City (U.S.A.) and also has offices in Mexico, Bahrain and Singapore.
The ICDR is responsible for administering arbitration proceedings. As an administrative body, the ICDR processes a case from filing to closing, by:
The ICDR also maintains a worldwide panel of more than 650 independent arbitrators and mediators, who are assigned to hear and resolve cases.