Mediation Panel

Subject: Name:Court Contact: Last Updated:
Profiles Geffen, David ADR Program Office, 213-894-299308/04/2015

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

PANEL MEDIATOR PERSONAL PROFILE

Name:Geffen, David
Address:1717 4th Street, 3d Floor, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Available to Mediate in these Counties:Los Angeles
Phone:310-434-1111
FAX:310-434-1115
E-Mail Address:
Website:
david@davidgeffenmediation.com
santamonicamediation.com
davidgeffenmediation.com
California State Bar Number:129342
Firm Name:David Geffen Mediation
Areas of Expertise
(willing to mediate cases in these areas):
* Americans with Disabilities Act * Business/Commercial Litigation * Civil Rights * Class Actions * Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA)* Employment/Discrimination Wrongful Termination * Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith * Personal Injury * Products Liability * Professional Negligence
Experience:Extensive experience in the ADA, Title VII, FHA, FEHA, products liability, wrongful death, professional negligence, wage & hour law, and business disputes.
Work History for the Past Five Years: Mediation 1999 – present, private mediation practice.
Litigation (state and federal courts) 1987 – 2014, solo law practice.
Education:B.S. in Communications from Boston University School of Public Communications 1983
M.A. in Learning and Instruction from UCLA Graduate School of Education 1985
J.D. Loyola Law School of Los Angeles 1986
Dispute Resolution Training:Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution – Mediating the Litigated Case
Dispute Resolution Experience:L.A.S.C. Panel mediator - Fee panel
Ventura Superior Court – pro bono and Fee Panel
USDC ADR panel mediator
Private Mediation Practice 2001 – 2015
Professional Licenses:Admitted to practice by the State Bar of California, United States District Court (Central district), Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 11th circuit Court of Appeals
Professional Memberships:SCMA
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