Mediation Panel

Subject: Name:Court Contact: Last Updated:
Profiles Halper, JoBeth (Jobi) ADR Program Office, 213-894-299301/26/2017

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

PANEL MEDIATOR PERSONAL PROFILE

Name:Halper, JoBeth (Jobi)
Address:225 Broadway, Ste 1400, San Diego CA 92101 and 19000 MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 550, Irvine, CA 92612
Available to Mediate in these Counties:Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego
Phone:(949) 863-9800
FAX:619 233-1324 or 714-998-1191
E-Mail Address:
Website:
jobi@complexadr.com
Case Manager: Sarah@adrservices.org
California State Bar Number:167729
Firm Name:ADR Services, Inc
Areas of Expertise
(willing to mediate cases in these areas):
* Americans with Disabilities Act * Alternative Dispute Resolution * Bankruptcy * Business/Commercial Litigation * Civil Rights * Class Actions * Consumer Credit * 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
Experience:20 yrs litigation beginning with transactional M&A, international banking and IPO experience. Moved to complex litigation in 1991, litigating class action matters, complex banking matters, race discrimination and other civil rights matters, partnership, corporate disputes, shareholder disputes, employment and wage/hour matters, entertainment, and a variety of other complex cases for both plaintiffs and defendants. I now am a full time mediator and arbitrator with ADR Services, Inc. & AAA, wide variety of commercial, class action, employment, personal injury cases in mediation and arbitration.
Work History for the Past Five Years: JoBeth Halper Litigation Group, PC: 2003-2009; Full-time mediator and arbitrator 2009-present.
Education:JD: University of Maryland School of Law Order of Coif; BA: University of California at San Diego.
Dispute Resolution Training:Pepperdine Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution: Mediating the Litigated Case 33 hrs; National Conflict Resolution Center: Mediation Training 32 hrs; American Arbitration Association: Arbitrator Training 17 hrs; Cal State Bar training: 3 hours; SD Sup. Court Judge Pro Tem Training: 6 hrs.
Dispute Resolution Experience:Mediated over 35 cases to date successfully, arbitrated 60 cases. Subject matters range from business, partnership, corporate, joint venture, real estate, lease, employment, wage/hour, labor, consumer, commercial, banking, credit card, class action, unfair business practices, 17200 & 17500, FLSA, false claims act, Civil RICO, personal injury, civil rights, healthcare, entertainment, fee mediation & arbitration. Mediate and arbitrate for San Diego, Orange, Riverside, and Central District courts. Appointed to State Bar Mandatory Fee Arbitration Committee, SDCBA Fee Mediator & Arbitrator.
Professional Licenses:Cal State Bar
Professional Memberships:Member ABA Section on Litigation and subcommittee on ADR, Member ABA Section on Dispute Resolution, Member Cal. State Bar ADR Committee, Member San Diego County Bar Association.
Other:Web Editor American Bar Association Section on Litigation ADR Committee Web Page.
I would be very happy to discuss my mediation techniques with the parties, share my references from other mediations, and work hard to help the parties find resolution.