Mediation Panel

Subject: Name:Court Contact: Last Updated:
Profiles Bianchini, V., Hon. ADR Program Office, 213-894-299301/11/2017



Name:Bianchini, V., Hon.
Address:402 W. Broadway, Ste 2400, San Diego, Ca 92101
Available to Mediate in these Counties:San Diego
Phone:(619) 248-0001
E-Mail Address:
Case Manager: Amy Luang (
California State Bar Number:35788
Firm Name:Judicate West
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 * Consumer Credit * Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA)* Copyright/Trademark * Employment/Discrimination Wrongful Termination * Environment * ERISA * Foreclosure * Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith * Labor * Patent * Personal Injury * Products Liability * Professional Negligence* Real Estate/Construction * Securities * Transportation Law
Experience:40 Years a judge--20 years federal, 20 years California State Court retiring as a Superior Court Judge; over 3,000 cases mediated of all types and complexities.
Work History for the Past Five Years: U.S. Magistrate Judge, for Western District of New York, Northern District of New York, Central District of California, Southern District of California, and Mediator, Arbitrator, Discovery Referee, and Private Judge With Judicate West of Southern and Northern California.
Education:A.B., San Diego State University
J.D., University of San Diego
Dispute Resolution Training:National Judicial College, Certificate in Dispute Resolution;
Pepperdine University, both introductory and advanced courses;

Federal Judicial Center formal Mediation Training
Dispute Resolution Experience:Extensive Experience in complex civil litigation with San Diego Superior Court, Western District of New York, Northern District of New York, Southern District of California, and Judicate West of California, with duty also for the Eastern District of Washington. In addition, mediation experience in Family law. I have mediated over 3,000 cases.
Professional Licenses:Member, California State Bar Association
Professional Memberships:ABTL, San Diego Chapter
Federal Bar Association, San Diego Chapter
Other:Clerk to the Chief Judge of the Southern District of California.
Senior Fulbright Scholar to the Sub-Saharan Country of Eritrea,2002.

Retired Colonel (06), United States Marine Corps.