Civil Mediator Background Information


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Name:
Unitt, Brian C
Firm Name:
Address:
Holstein, Taylor and Unitt
4300 Latham Street, Suite 103
Riverside CA 92501
 Phone:
   Alt/Cell:
 Fax:
Email:
Website:
(951) 682-7030
(951) 237-3976
(951) 684-8061
brianunitt@holsteinlaw.com
www.holsteinlaw.com
BAR Number:
109453
ADR Experience: (Arbitration, Mediation & Settlement Conferences)

Mr. Unitt has served as a mediator for a variety of litigated cases including personal injury, probate, worker's compensation, and real estate matters. Mr. Unitt has served as a volunteer settlement attorney in Riverside Superior Court's Master Calendar Trial Settlement Program for general civil cases.

Subject Matter Expertise Area(s):
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Value Mediation
Languages Spoken:
(Other Than English)

Representation:

Plantiff Representation: 90%

Defendant Representation: 10%

Current Practice & Professional History (Temp Judge Exp):

Mr. Unitt is a managing partner with Holstein, Taylor and Unitt. His practice focuses on personal injury and appellate matters. Riverside County Bar Association, Judicial Demeanor training (3 hours) Aug. 2008.

Educational Background:

J.D. King Hall School of Law, UC Davis (1983) B.A. UC Riverside (1980)

ADR Training:

"Mediating the Litigated Case" (42 hours, Nov. 2008) Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. Mr. Unitt has served as an arbitrator for over 40 personal injury cases.

Professional Licenses:

Arbitration Approach:

I prefer to take a facilitative approach, allowing the parties to work toward creative resolutions of their cases. I will be more evaluative if the parties request it, and the case calls for it. I invite the parties to conduct a preliminary conference call to decide on the format and ground rules that will best meet their needs.

Briefs & Other:

Optional.

Fee Information:

$350 per hour Rate per day:$2,400. Rate per half-day: $1,200. Reduced rates considered. Value Mediation Participant.

Locations:

Mr. Unitt's office: 4300 Latham Street, Riverside.


DISCLAIMER: This information has been provided by the mediator and has not been independently verified by the Superior Court of California, County of Riverside. The Court provides this list of mediators 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 mediator. The Court assumes no responsibility of liability for any act or omission of any mediator on the list.