Arbitration Costs Trump Marcus & Millichap Demand to Arbitrate Claims of Fiduciary Duty Breach, Elder Abuse, etc. By Terry R. Dowdall of Dowdall Law Offices, A.P.C. on Friday, May 18, 2018. UPSHOT Cal. Supreme Court Tightens Independent Contractor Status By Terry R. Dowdall of Dowdall Law Offices, A.P.C. on Monday, May 14, 2018. Upshot: Supreme Court Changes "Independent Contractor vs. Employee" Legal Definition.