Civil Mediator Background Information


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.




Name:
O'Malley, Terrance
Firm Name:
Address:
Terrance O'Malley
39252 Winchester Road, #107-183
Murrieta CA 92563
 Phone:
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Email:
(951) 445-0457
(951) 445-0457
(951) 894-1165
omalleymediation@gmail.com
BAR Number:
140479
ADR Experience: (Arbitration, Mediation & Settlement Conferences)

Pre-hearing ADR conducted on tax disputes in current position as ALJ II. Conducted informal mediations between applicants and uninsured employers at the Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego Work Comp Boards as Staff Counselor for Dept. of Industrial Relations while defending the UEF. As partner of O'Malley and Moore for 15 years, participated in employment, insurance and personal injury related mediations in Riverside, San Diego and Orange Counties as an advocate. Attended countless MSCs as advocate over 17 year career as private attorney in Riverside and Orange Counties. Acted as settlement conference officer in prevailing wage and tax disputes in current employment with the State of California Counseled local.

Subject Matter Expertise Area(s):
  • Business
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Real Property
  • Elder Abuse; Securities; HOA Disputes
Languages Spoken:
(Other Than English)

Representation:

Plantiff Representation: %

Defendant Representation: %

Current Practice & Professional History (Temp Judge Exp):

Administrative Law Judge-California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board. Conduct all aspects of hearings including management of proceeding, determine order of witnesses and other evidence, examine witnesses, and issue written decisions on employee and employer appeals to EDD determinations relating to unemployment, disability and tax disputes. Pre-hearing ADR conducted on tax matters. Conduct more than 1000 cases per year requiring ability to quickly and accurately identify essential issues, respectfully but firmly managed the varied parties, representatives and personalities appearing in the hearings.

Educational Background:

B.A.(1984)Political Science-University of California at Santa Barbara J.D. (1988)-Western State University School of Law, Fullerton, CA

ADR Training:

"Mediating the Litigated Case" (42 hrs., Jan.-Feb. 2013) Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. Hearing Officer for Department of Industrial Relations, Office of the Director, presiding over prevailing wage arbitrations involving disputes between local municipalities/governmental entities and major construction companies over prevailing wages and other employee benefits. Approved Arbitrator for Better Business Bureau, San Bernardino handling Lemon Law Arbitrations. Arbitrated more than 50 matters during 17 year career in private practice before state employment as Staff Counselor, DIR, and then ALJ II.

Professional Licenses:

Arbitration Approach:

Depending on the needs of the parties and the type of the dispute I incorporate both an evaluative and facilitative approach to dispute resolution.

Briefs & Other:

Briefs should be provided at least 1 day in advance of mediation. The briefs should concisely identify procedural history, issues, and settlement discussions. Briefs may be exchanged between parties at the sole discretion of the parties.

Fee Information:

$300 per hour My rate per day is $2,200.00; my rate per half-day is $1,500.00; I negotiate my rates with the litigants/attorneys; Reduced rates and pro bono considered.

Locations:

Western Region (Riverside, Corona, Moreno Valley); Mid-County Region (Southwest, Temecula, Hemet, Banning); at the facilities of one of the parties' counsel or other appropriate facilities in these areas.


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.