Mediation Panel

Subject: Name:Court Contact: Last Updated:
Profiles DeRoche, James ADR Program Office, 213-894-299305/25/2016

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

PANEL MEDIATOR PERSONAL PROFILE

Name:DeRoche, James
Address:Glendale, CA 91208
Available to Mediate in these Counties:Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, Orange, Ventura, Riverside
Phone:(818) 383-0880
FAX:
E-Mail Address:
Website:
James@derochelaw.com
www.perkinscoie.com
California State Bar Number:069592
Firm Name:Law Office of James DeRoche
Areas of Expertise
(willing to mediate cases in these areas):
* Americans with Disabilities Act * Alternative Dispute Resolution * Antitrust * Business/Commercial Litigation * Civil Rights * Class Actions * Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA)* Copyright/Trademark * Employment/Discrimination Wrongful Termination * Foreclosure * Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith * Personal Injury * Products Liability * Professional Negligence* Real Estate/Construction * Securities
Experience:I have been practing law since 1976 representing both very large and small clients. During that time I have been involved almost exclusively with litigation in both federal and state courts throughout California. I have extensive experience in each of the areas identified above, which includes primary litigation responsibility in each them. In real estate, I have experience with cases involving purchase/sale agreements, loans, landlord/tenant and construction defect. I have had some additional experience in bankruptcy, patent and labor, but I did not identify those areas because I feel others may be far more experienced in handling them than I.
Work History for the Past Five Years: Perkins Coie, LLP 13 years; Crosby, Heafy 12 years, Clinnin, Siracuse and Belcher 14 years.
Education:B.A. Santa Clara University 1971; J.D. Unversity of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law 1975
Dispute Resolution Training:Mediation orientation/training with the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California; mediation training with the Los Angeles Superior Court
Dispute Resolution Experience:Thirty-nine years attending mediation and mandatory and voluntary settlement conferences. This includes literary hundreds of matters over the years.
Professional Licenses:California State Bar; U.S. District Court Northern District of California; U.S. District Court Central District of California; U.S. District Court Southern District of California; U.S. District Court Eastern District of California; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Professional Memberships:Los Angeles County Bar Association, American Bar Association
Other:Member of the Board of Directors, American Youth Soccer Organization, Region 88