Professional Details

Ralph Williams
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

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1900 Avenue of the Stars
Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90067-4303
USA
310.201.0010
Fax: 310.201.0016

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Description of Practice

Ralph Williams helps people, businesses and organizations end disputes and avoid the high cost and long delays of litigation using mediation. As an experienced mediator, Mr. Williams has completed more than 3,650 mediations. He currently provides his dispute resolution skills to the Los Angeles County Superior Court and the Los Angeles County Bar Attorney's Fee Dispute Panel. As a dispute resolution specialist, Mr. Williams mediates disputes involving insurance policies and coverage, bad faith, employment discrimination, personal injury, attorney, accountant, real-estate broker and insurance agent malpractice, real estate and contracts.

Professional Background

Mr. Williams is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar, the American Bar Association, the State Bar of California, the Southern California Mediation Association and the International Academy of Mediators. Mr. Williams began his legal career in 1972 at Wyman, Bautzer, Rothman & Kuchel and tried cases for 25 years at Wyman, Bautzer and King & Williams, which he co-founded with Michael King in 1975. He received his J.D. (1972) and B.S. (1970) from Glendale University College of Law. He is rated "av" by Martindale-Hubbell. Admitted to the California Bar 1972 and all state and federal courts. Trial lawyer in Southern California for 25 years. Full time neutral since 1998. Daily Journal California Top Neutral 2004 - 2013.

Experience

Basic mediation training with Dispute Resolution Services. Basic, intermediate and advanced mediator and arbitrator training with American Arbitration Association.

Approach

I think of myself as a resolution coach. I will try to add value to the process where I possess subject matter expertise. When invited by the parties, I will help with the evaluation of options.

Fees

$8,000.00 per day, $5,500 per half-day. Travel expenses outside the Los Angeles area are billed at a flat rate of $1,500.00 per day.

Areas of Practice

  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Contracts
  • Employment
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Fees
  • Real Estate

Professional Services

  • Mediator

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