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May 25, 1994 | JAMES M. GOMEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bay Area doctor and his wife lost everything in the 1991 Oakland fire. They wrangled with their insurance company for three years and were considering a lawsuit--but decided to try a less common strategy instead. As a result, they reached a settlement last week in only four hours, saving themselves thousands of dollars in legal fees and court costs. The credit goes to JAMS--Judicial Arbitration & Mediation Services Inc.
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May 25, 1994 | JAMES M. GOMEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bay Area doctor and his wife lost everything in the 1991 Oakland fire. They wrangled with their insurance company for three years and were considering a lawsuit--but decided to try a less common strategy instead. As a result, they reached a settlement last week in only four hours, saving themselves thousands of dollars in legal fees and court costs. The credit goes to JAMS--Judicial Arbitration & Mediation Services Inc.
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BUSINESS
March 27, 1994
* Edward A. Panelli, a California Supreme Court associate justice, has joined the judicial panel of Judicial Arbitration & Mediation Services Inc., an Orange-based private arbitration and mediation service. Panelli, who was appointed to the state Supreme Court in 1985 by former Gov. George Deukmejian, retired from his unexpired 12-year appointment.
BUSINESS
November 21, 1990
Linda D. Howell has been named vice president of corporate services for Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services Inc., a private dispute-resolution firm based in Orange. She was formerly director of management information systems. Before joining the company, Howell was a consultant for the Arthur Anderson & Co. accounting firm in Orange County and an associate instructor at UC Irvine.
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May 6, 1994 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Judicial Arbitration & Mediation Services Inc., the nation's largest provider of alternative dispute resolution, said Thursday that it has reached a tentative agreement to merge with a Washington mediation company in a stock swap. The merger of JAMS and Endispute, expected to be completed in early June, would create a company with 300 retired and former judges and other mediators and 175 support staffers. The companies had combined revenue last year of $40 million.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 28, 1990 | CATHERINE GEWERTZ
A 16-year-old boy won a settlement Friday from homeowners who left their private Santa Ana road in disrepair, allegedly causing a 1986 bicycle accident that rendered the teen-ager a paraplegic. Under terms of a settlement signed Friday, the insurance carriers of 48 families who lived on Marles Drive, where the accident occurred, will purchase an annuity that will pay Brian Linen $5,359,647 over his lifetime, said Alton J. Smith, one of his lawyers.
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June 18, 1988
John L. Oskins Jr., Orange County's risk management manager and the man who decides whether taxpayers will foot the bill in hundreds of lawsuits filed against the county, will leave next month for a non-government job. Oskins, 44, will join Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services Inc. as vice president and will set up a new consulting service for public agencies that want to keep their legal expenses down.
BUSINESS
July 16, 1996 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Malcolm M. Lucas, who retired in May as chief justice of the California Supreme Court, said Monday he will join JAMS/Endispute, a privately held national arbitration company. Lucas, 69, is the highest-ranking judge to join the Irvine company, which now relies on about 300 retired judges in 31 U.S. cities. He will be based in Los Angeles and will begin next month to arbitrate mainly complex civil matters, typically disputes between companies. As a lawyer in a firm with former Gov.
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February 18, 1988 | MYRNA OLIVER
"Rent-a-judges" market their services as individuals or through private dispute resolution companies. The main for-profit marketing groups are: American Arbitration Assn.
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