To make its conflict-of-interest policy more effective, the Marin Superior Court should modify its conflict-of-interest policy to include documenting the cause of potential conflicts of interest in writing and tracking their final disposition.
The Marin Superior Court modified its conflict-of-interest policy to require the mediator to notify the human resources manager in writing if an actual, potential, or perceived conflict of interest exists. The policy requires the human resources manager to notify the mediator in writing regarding the final disposition. (See 2013-406, p. 163)
Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.