Civil Arbitrator Background Information


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Name:
Wojs, Dennis
Firm Name:
Address:
Law Office of Dennis Wojs
36958 Goldsot Creek Road
Mountain Center CA 92561
 Phone:
 Fax:
Email:
(760) 912-0635
(760) 400-4141
d2246@hotmail.com
BAR Number:
80848
ADR Experience: (Arbitration, Mediation & Settlement Conferences)

Mr. Wojs has attended and mediated in excess of 50 sessions. Mr. Wojs has been involved in over 400 settlement conferences.

Subject Matter Expertise Area(s):
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Real Property
Languages Spoken:
(Other Than English)

Representation:

Plantiff Representation: 45%

Defendant Representation: 55%

Current Practice & Professional History (Temp Judge Exp):

Personal injury; transaction; trusts. Mr. Wojs has achieved the rank of Advocate in ABOTA, which means he has tried a minimum of 50 jury trials as lead counsel. All of his jury trials have been complex litigation, including medical malpractice and products liability, for both plaintiffs and defendants.

Educational Background:

BS Univ of Illinois; post graduate in speech; Western State University, JD; Law Review

ADR Training:

"Mediating the Litigated Case," Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine Univiersity School of Law, (42 hours)Feb. 2009. Mr. Wojs has acted as a party arbitrator in several cases and has litigated in excess of 15 arbitrations.

Professional Licenses:

I was the managing partner at what was then Bonne, Jones, Mueller, et al. I ran the Orange County Office. Subsequently I was of counsel with Baker, Silverberg and Keener. Since I have been in a solo practice, I have been co-counsel with Joe Thielen of what was then Theilen and Burke on several complex cases and trials. In addition, I have taught the paralegal course at Chapman University as well as taught several in-house courses on discovery and the art of trial. I have acted as an independent claims analyst for State Farm and was on the Loss Prevention Task Force Team for Farmers Insurance.

Arbitration Approach:

I try to listen for the intangibles and solve the problem by thinking outside the proverbial box and finding any solution that works for both sides. Since I have litigated on the plaintiff's side as well as the defense, I believe I can understand where the parties and their attorneys are coming from.

Briefs & Other:

Briefs can be e mailed or mailed 3 days before and they can be shared or private briefs.

Fee Information:

$175 per hour Fees are negotiable. Reduced rates considered. Value Mediation Participant.

Locations:

Mid-County Region (Temecula, Hemet); Eastern Region (Coachella Valley); at the facilities of one of the parties' counsel or other appropriate facilities.


DISCLAIMER: This information has been provided by the arbitrator and has not been independently verified by the Superior Court of California, County of Riverside. The Court provides this list of arbitrators as a public service. The Court does not endorse, recommend, or make any warranty pertaining to the qualifications or competency of any provider on this list. Inclusion on the list is based on the representations of the arbitrator. The Court assumes no responsibility of liability for any act or omission of any arbitrator on the list.