Arbitration, mediation, litigation, transactional work, and dispute resolution services concentrating on general business, commercial, all phases of public and private construction, employment, personal injury, and real estate matters. Martindale-Hubbell A-V rated.
AA arbitrator since 1979 and mediator since 1992. Member of AAA Fast Track and Large Complex Commercial/Construction Case Panels. Member of mediation panels of the AAA and San Diego Superior Court. Approximately 1,100 cases mediated, 550 cases arbitrated, in the categories of commercial, construction, employment, personal injury, and real estate.
Faculty, CFI, Recent Developments in Arbitration & Mediation, 2012; American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry, The Impact of Collaborative Project Delivery Systems on Disputes and Dispute Resolution Procedures, 2012; Faculty, San Diego County Bar Association, ADR Legal Developments, 2012; American College of Construction Lawyers, Dispute Resolution, 2012; Faculty, ABA, ADR Section, Successfully Navigating Arbitration, 2012; Faculty, AAA Webinar, 2011 Year End ADR Law & Policy Update, 2011; Faculty, AAA Muscular Arbitration: Trimming the Fat out of Arbitration, 2011; Faculty, AAA Maximizing Efficiency & Economy in Arbitration: Challenges at the Preliminary Hearing, 2011; Straus Institute of Distinguished Advisors, Pepperdine University, Outside the Box, Masters' Roundtable on Creatively Managing Conflict, 2011; College of Commercial Arbitrators Annual Meeting, 2005-present; Faculty, AAA Arbitrator Ethics & Disclosure (ACE003), 2010; Faculty, ADR Update, annually, 1995-present; College of Commercial Arbitrators, National Summit on Business-to-Business Arbitration, 2009; County Bar Association, Dialogue on Diversity, 2009; Faculty, AAA Construction Conference: Maximizing ADR Advocacy for Today's Economy, 2009; Faculty, AAA Construction Conference, Enforcing the Award: Tips and Traps, 2009; AAA Negotiating Litigated Disputes - From Practical to Tactical, 2009; Faculty, AAA Webinar, How to Prevent Arbitrations from Transforming into Litigations, 2009; Faculty, AAA Webinar, Arbitrator Boundaries: What are the Limits of Arbitrator Authority?, 2009; AAA Webinar, Will Traditional Litigation Strategies Work in Employment Arbitration - Ask the Experts, 2009; Faculty, AAA/ICDR Neutrals Conference, 2009; Faculty, AAA Arbitration Roadmap: The Standard for Efficient and Cost Effective Arbitration, 2008; NCDRC, Annual Meeting, 2007; AAA Pro Se: Managing Cases Involving Self-Represented Parties (ACE002), 2006; Faculty, Arbitration Awards: Safeguarding, Deciding & Writing Awards (ACE001), 2005, 2004; Faculty, AAA Arbitrator I Training-Fundamentals of the Arbitration Process, 2005, 2004.
Miami University (BA-1964); University of Michigan (JD-1967).