Mediation Panel

Subject: Name:Court Contact: Last Updated:
Profiles Garman, John W. ADR Program Office, 213-894-299301/05/2012

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

PANEL MEDIATOR PERSONAL PROFILE

Name:Garman, John W.
Address:4112 Ocean Drive Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Available to Mediate in these Counties:Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, Orange, San Diego, Ventura, Riverside, San Luis Obispo
Phone:310-796-7958
FAX:310 545 7958
E-Mail Address:
Website:
Jwg@garmanlaw.com
California State Bar Number:93350
Firm Name:Garman Law
Areas of Expertise
(willing to mediate cases in these areas):
* Alternative Dispute Resolution * Business/Commercial Litigation * Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith * Personal Injury * Products Liability * Real Estate/Construction
Experience:Mr. Garman is an accomplished attorney/neutral offering experience in transactional matters, litigation, arbitration, mediation. He has been involved in mediations and arbitrations of personal injury, product liability, and business matters. He has served as a settlement officer in the Los Angeles Superior Court and is a Mediation Program Panelist on the Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Appellate Mediation Program. He is also a Neutral with the Los Angeles County Superior Courts, Alternative Dispute Resolution Program, and Neutral on the panel of the National Association of Security Dearlers (NASD).
Mr. Garman currently is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Southern California Law School, Los Angeles, California. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California.

Mr. Garman is admitted in California, the District of Columbia and is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.
Work History for the Past Five Years: 2001-present: GARMANLAW, Los Angeles, California; Vienna, Austria
Arbitrator/Neutral, Domestic and International- responsible for all aspects of development of the law office.
2001-present: HASCH & PARTNER, Vienna, Austria Of Counsel
1996-2000: DEISSENBERGER & PARTNERS, Vienna, Austria
A Partner responsible for developing business and expanding an international
law practice for a law firm with offices in Vienna, Munich, Zagreb
and Bangkok.
Education:Master of Laws in Transnational Business Practice, McGeorge School
of Law, Sacramento, California;
Diploma from the Executive Program of Management, an Executive MBA
Type program from The John Anderson Graduate School of Management,
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA);
Juris Doctorate, University of LaVerne, Los Angeles, California;
Bachelor of Arts, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey;
Dispute Resolution Training:California Court of Appeals, Appellate Mediation Training;
McGeorge School of Law, Commercial Arbitration;
McGeorge School of Law, Mediation;
Dispute Resolution Experience:Served as a Mediator/Arbitrator in a wide variety of matters including complex business disputes, real property disputes, construction defects, tort matters including premises liability, products liability, personal injury, automobile accidents.
Professional Licenses:Solicitor: England and Wales, 1999
District of Columbia, 1998
United States Federal Court, 1984
California, 1980
Professional Memberships:International Bar Association
American Bar Association
California Bar Association
District of Columbia Bar Association
The Law Society of England and Wales
Southern California Mediation Association
International Bar Association Sub-Committee Task Force on Article 14 of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Conciliation.
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Europe.
United States Council for International Business.
International Chamber of Commerce- Austria (ICC).
Other:Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Southern California Law School,
Los Angeles, CA- International Commercial Arbitration; International
Negotiation and Mediation.
Adjunct Professor of Law, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA-
International Commercial Arbitration.
California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Appellate Mediation Program Panelist.
Neutral, Los Angeles County Superior Courts, Alternative Dispute
Resolution Program.
Arbitrator, Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot,
Vienna, Austria.