Civil Mediator Background Information


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Name:
Baum, Cari S
Firm Name:
Address:
Law Offices of Cari S. Baum
960 N. Tustin Street #300
Orange CA 92867
 Phone:
   Alt/Cell:
Email:
Website:
(714) 283-2025
(714) 357-0007
csbaum@pacbell.net
www.theshortcut.net
BAR Number:
150742
ADR Experience: (Arbitration, Mediation & Settlement Conferences)

Cari has represented clients in excess of 50 arbitrations.

Subject Matter Expertise Area(s):
  • Elder abuse
Languages Spoken:
(Other Than English)

Representation:

Plantiff Representation: %

Defendant Representation: %

Current Practice & Professional History (Temp Judge Exp):

Ms. Baum has mediated all types of civil disputes including personal injury, employment, real estate, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, trademark, construction, and business matters. She serves as a mediator for the Riverside Court of Appeal, RCBA Dispute Resolution Service and the Orange County Superior Court. Ms. Baum was trained by some of this country's most esteemed and experienced mediators in both the classroom and during real mediations. Ms. Baum currently serves as a Temporary Judge for the Orange County Superior Court where she regularly conducts Mandatory Settlement Conferences.

Educational Background:

B.S. Administrative Studies, University of California at Riverside (1983); B.A. Psychology, University of California at Riverside (1983); J.D., Southwestern University School of Law (1990); LL.M. Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law (2006)

ADR Training:

LL.M. in Dispute Resolution (more than 500 hours, 2004-2006) Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution; Advanced Mediation (28 hours, 2006) Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution; Advanced Business and Commercial Mediation (5 hours, 2007) Los Angeles DRS; The Many Facets of Employment Mediation (5.5 hours, 2008) S.C.M.A.; Mediating in the Red Zone (18 hours, 2010) Pepperdine University SOL, Straus Communication in Employment Mediation (5.50 hours, 2011) S.C.M.A. Cari has represented clients in excess of 50 arbitrations.

Professional Licenses:

Arbitration Approach:

Ms. Baum is creative, patient and persistent. Her style is both facilitative and evaluative, when appropriate. She provides a mediation tailored to the needs of the parties.

Briefs & Other:

Required. Please provide a short brief outlining the facts of the dispute, the applicable law, a breakdown of plaintiff's damages, a discussion of any applicable affirmative defenses and the history of settlement negotiations, if any.

Fee Information:

$400 per hour Rate per day: $3,000; Rate per half-day: $1,500 Value Mediation Participant.

Locations:

Western Region (Riverside, Corona); Orange County (upon agreement of all parties); at the facilities of one of the parties' counsel or other appropriate facilities.


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.