settlement conference

Definition of "settlement conference"
  1. A meeting presided over by a judge or magistrate to attempt settling a case before it goes to trial or hearing
How to use "settlement conference" in a sentence
  1. In a bid to avoid a lengthy trial, the parties agreed to a settlement conference with the judge.
  2. The settlement conference allowed both parties to explore their options before proceeding with the hearing.
  3. He attended a settlement conference to try and resolve the case outside of the courtroom.

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