Professional Details

John Stiska

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2223 Avenida de La Playa
Suite 100
La Jolla, CA 92037

Description of Practice

I specialize in Arbitration, Mediation and Negotiated Solutions, including "early one-sided evaluations" re disputes involving complex Contracts, Corporate Financings (including complex Reorgs), Business, Corporate and Federal Securities.

Over 20 years of CEO, Executive and Board experience after 15 years of practice in Business, Corporate and Securities Law with major law firms.

Advantages of my services:
(i) Subject Matter Expertise, and
(ii) Extensive Executive, Finance and Legal experience.

Taught Securities Regulation as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of San Diego Law School and received National Conflict Resolution Center Mediation Certification. Active Member State Bar of California.

Professional Background

CEO, Executive and Board experience, including Senior Vice President Corporate at Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM), Pres and CEO of Triton Group Ltd (NYSE:TGL) and Intermark,Inc, (ASE:IMI), and CEO and Chairman of Jaycor Networks, Inc (NASDAQ:JNIC).

Co-Founder and Principal of Commercial Bridge Capital a private hedge fund with 40 plus investors focused on short term secured bridge loans (a venture lending business) having made over 50 investments.

Prior to entering the business world, Associate and Partner at Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps, then a Founding Partner of Aylward, Kintz & Stiska, which was merged into and became the San Diego office of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison. Also served as Of Counsel to Latham & Watkins during the funding of Commercial Bridge Capital.


Advantages of my services are:
(i) Subject Matter Expertise, and
(ii) Extensive Executive, Finance and Legal experience, re
(iii) Complex Corporate, Business, Financings and Securities issues.

Minimal time needed to understand the complex issues involved in these areas, and in briefing and research re preparation for, and conduct of, the Arbitration, Mediation or Negotiated Solutions of these disputes.


I contract on a daily or longer basis. My basic daily fee is $2,500 whether the services are for Arbitration, Mediation or Negotiated Solutions.

Multiple daily or longer, or shorter, engagements are negotiated.

Areas of Practice

  • Business
  • Contracts
  • Securities

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Arbitrator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator