Barry Ross

Contact Details

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Address

539 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Suite 305 Burbank, CA 91502-3213

 

Mr. Ross’s impressive mediation skills and likeable personality have made him one of Southern California’s most respected and sought-after mediators. Mr. Ross has successfully mediated over 1800 private and court ordered disputes since 1993 with an over 95% track record of resolution and thousands of highly satisfied parties and participants.

Mr. Ross is a Distinguished Fellow with the International Academy of Mediators, an honored Member, California Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, Member, Association of Attorney-Mediators, Member, Association for Conflict Resolution, Member, Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association, and a member of numerous mediation and arbitration panels.

The California State Bar recently named Mr. Ross as one of their 2013 Nominees for the California State Bar Real Property Person of the Year Award for his many notable contributions to the field. Based in Los Angeles, Mr. Ross’s 36 years experience in business, real estate, banking and finance, estate planning and probate litigation and legal practice, including state and federal trial advocacy and administrative proceedings, has made him a leader in the ADR field.

Mr. Ross has participated in advanced mediation training from the prestigious Pepperdine Law School’s Straus Institute for Alternative Dispute Resolution and is a court appointed mediator and arbitrator. He earned his J.D. from Southwestern University, School of Law, and his M.B.A. in Accounting and Management from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. Mr. Ross has served as Judge Pro Tem of the California Superior Court, where he is a regularly appointed mediator and settlement referee in civil cases.

Mr. Ross has been a business owner and a licensed Real Estate Broker for over 36 years. He is a nationally-published author, a sought-after lecturer and trainer on legal topics including alternative dispute resolution and he is an adjunct professor at several local colleges and universities.

Mr. Ross’ expertise has been called upon at every stage of a dispute from inception through trial and includes mediating routine disputes and complex litigated cases. His friendly, but effective personal style, his outstanding reputation of fairness and his keen ability to help his clients quickly isolate key areas of conflict and accompanying paths to resolution, have placed him at the top of the mediation field.

His long list of satisfied mediation clients include major law firms, banks and lending institutions, government entities, real estate brokerages, real estate principals, community businesses, personal injury, probate and elder law parties, HOAs, associations, and insurance companies as well as the courts.

Mr. Ross lives in the Los Angeles area with his wife Candy, a local real estate professional and educator.

 

Specialty

MEDIATION

Law Firm

ROSS Mediation Services

Area of Practice

Mediation

Admission

United States Supreme Court May, 1981; U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit September, 1979; U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit June 1989; U.S. District Court, Central District of California March 1977; California Supreme Court [SBN 069340] Ju

Professional Affiliations

International Academy of Mediators - Distinguished Fellow; California Academy of Distinguished Neutrals - Academy Member; Southern California Mediation Association – Professional MemberAssociation for Conflict Resolution - Practitioner Member; Association of Attorney-Mediators - Professional Member; American Bar Association - Section of Dispute Resolution; American Arbitration Association – National Panel of Arbitrators; Community Associations Institute - Member, Mediation Panel; Los Angeles County Bar Association – (DRS) Dispute Resolution Associate; San Fernando Valley Bar Association - Panel Mediator; Los Angeles Superior Court – Judge Pro Tem, Mediator and Settlement Referee; California Association of Realtors® – Board Mediator & Arbitrator; California Dispute Resolution Council - Member; Superior ADR Services - Panel Member

Education

Location

Burbank