Civil Mediator Background Information


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Name:
Kaiser, Michael R
Firm Name:
Address:
Michael Kaiser
801 E. Tahquitz Canyon
Palm Springs CA 92262
 Phone:
   Alt/Cell:
 Fax:
Email:
(760) 322-0806
(760) 831-5293
(760) 322-8979
mkaiser@mkaiserlaw.com
BAR Number:
74069
ADR Experience: (Arbitration, Mediation & Settlement Conferences)

Member of the Riverside Superior Court, Indio District Arbitrator panel in excess of 15 years and have served as arbitrator for the court or privately in over 60 cases. Have represented clients in over 200 arbitrations.

Subject Matter Expertise Area(s):
  • Business
  • Construction
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Real Property
  • Elder abuse, contracts.
Languages Spoken:
(Other Than English)

Representation:

Plantiff Representation: 70%

Defendant Representation: 30%

Current Practice & Professional History (Temp Judge Exp):

Personal injury, real estate litigation, business litigation, professional negligence, construction litigation, employment litigation, insurance litigation, plaintiff and defense.

Educational Background:

B.A., Loma Linda University; J.D., University of San Diego

ADR Training:

"Mediating the Litigated Case" (42 hours, Feb. and March 2009) Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. Member of the Riverside Superior Court, Indio District Arbitrator panel in excess of 15 years and have served as arbitrator for the court or privately in over 60 cases. Have represented clients in over 200 arbitrations. Served as settlement conference judge at Indio Court. Have represented clients in all types of litigated cases at over 300 settlement conferences over my 41 years practicing law.

Professional Licenses:

41 years practicing civil litigation. Have tried in excess of 50 jury trials. Member of American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

Arbitration Approach:

Briefs & Other:

Will discuss with counsel before mediation.

Fee Information:

$400 per hour Rate per day: $3,200; Rate per half-day: $1,600. For more information please call my office.

Locations:

Mid-County Region (Hemet, Banning); Eastern Region (Indio, Blythe); at the office of the mediator; at the facilities of one of the parties' counsel or other appropriate facilities; other locations: my San Bernardino office or other locations in San Bernardino County.


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.