Civil Mediator Background Information


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Name:
Gerisch, Al
Firm Name:
Address:
Gerisch Mediation
15 Lehigh Court
Rancho Mirage CA 92270
 Phone:
   Alt/Cell:
 Fax:
Email:
213-300-8034
213-300-8034
760-777-1907
agerisch@gmail.com
BAR Number:
057088
ADR Experience: (Arbitration, Mediation & Settlement Conferences)

Riverside Court of Appeals Mediation since August 2016 First Friday Settlement Mediation Program in Palm Springs since March 2017 Dispute Resolution Services Trial Assignment Mediation Program since February 2017 IVAMS Mediation since March 2017 Overall, have mediated over 50 cases, including personal injury, probate, contracts and employment cases.

Subject Matter Expertise Area(s):
  • Employment
  • Personal Injury
Languages Spoken:
(Other Than English)

Representation:

Plantiff Representation: 5%

Defendant Representation: 95%

Current Practice & Professional History (Temp Judge Exp):

42 years of law practice (litigation)

Educational Background:

USC - BS in acting Loyola School of Law

ADR Training:

Straus Institute at Pepperdine Law School - STAR, Strategic Negotiation Skills, Preventing Bad Settlements

Professional Licenses:

Arbitration Approach:

Friendly but persuasive when necessary. I believe in listening to the parties and counsel and asking many questions of both sides to get a good understanding of the matter.

Briefs & Other:

I would like briefs emailed to me at least 3 days before the mediation.

Fee Information:

$400/hour. Half day rate: $1600. Full day rate: $3,000. I am willing to negotiate rates with litigants/attorneys, and would consider providing mediations at reduced rates.

Locations:

I can serve as a mediator at facilities of one of the parties' counsel or other appropriate facilities in Western Region (Corona, Riverside, Moreno Valley, Temecula, Murrieta, Hemet, Banning) and the Eastern Region (Indio, Palm Springs, Blythe).


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.