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Name: Ruth V. Glick
Address: 1325 Howard Avenue, # 512
  Burlingame, CA 94010

Telephone:(650) 344-2144Fax:(650) 344-2522  


Fees: $550 per hour  
Other Costs:  *Full-day rate: $4,000.00; Half-day rate: $2,000.00. Also charge for out of pocket expenses for messenger, express mail or other extraordinary expenses.

BAR Number:0158071

Attorney: xNon-Attorney Professional Mediator/Arbitrator:         Retired Judge/Justice:  


Full time neutral mediator and arbitrator with over 25 years experience as neutral dispute resolver in business and legal careers. Experienced in breach of contract, business torts, employment (discrimitation, compensation and sotck option exercise), venture capital and investment, corporation, partnership, real estate (residential, commercial and construction defect), trusts and estates, medical malpractice, securities and financial trade secrets and technology disputes. Former business and real estate experience combined with legal background provide basis for pragmatic approach to problem solving.

Harvard Law School Mediation Workshop, Prof. Frank E. Sander, 40+hours. JAMS/Endispute Advanced Mediator Training, 20 hours; US Federal District Court Training, 20 hours; Master's Forum, Pepperdine Univ. 2003; American Arbitration Association continuing education and numerous other professional sponsored courses and seminars. Instructor, ABA Advanced Mediation Training Institute 2009, 2012.

Arbitrator for over 500 disputes involving breach of contract and business torts, contract interpretation, labor and employment, partnership, venture capital and investment, banking, insurance, media, real estate (residential and commercial), medical malpractice, professional malpractice, trust and estates, trademark license and technology. Arbitrator on commercial panel of American Arbitration Association and Office of Independent Administrator.

Large and Complex Case panel national commercial labor and emploment arbritation and mediator panels of the American Arbitration Association.

SubjectPersonal Injury: Employment:xBusiness:xReal Estate:x
Matter:Legal Malpractice:xPublic Agency: Probate:xConstruction: 
 Medical Malpractice:xEnvironmental:xInsurance: Securities:x
 Product Liability: Landlord-Tenant / Neighborhood: Dental Malpractice: 
 Foreign Language(s): Intellectual Property/High Technology:x 
 Accoutings:  Conservatorships/Guardianships:Wills/Trusts:x
 Other: Corporate law, Technology, Healthcare


Faculty: Adjunct Professor of Arbitration and ADR Law, University of California, Hastings College of Law (1995-2005).
Presenter: ADR Happenings, State Bar of California, 2004-2005-2006; Mediation and Arbitration Practice: Skills for the Successful Advocate, CEB, L. A. and S.F. May 2005; Best Practices in Advocacy to Maximize Potential Gains in Mediation, ABA L.A. April 2005; Arbitration Disclosure Workshop, American Arbitration Association and Bar Assoc. of S.F. 2005; "Ten Worst Mistakes Lawyers Make in Arbitration", AAA, 2003/04/05; Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills, ABA, San Francisco, 2002; Arbitration: Theory v. Reality, ABA, at USF, S. Francisco, 2003; What You Must Know About New ADR Ethics Rules, Santa Clara Bar Assoc., 2003.

Common sense and pragmatic approach geared to narrowing issues and seeking solutions. Generally flexible: facilitative so parties understand each other's position and can regotiate accordingly; evaluative when needs of parties are so indicated.

Careful to include all relevant evidence and mindful of conducting a fair hearing and providing a reasoned award.

Logical and reasoned approach in reaching an evalaution.

Chapter Author: "Ethics in Contractual Arbitration", A Litigator's Guide to Effective Use of ADR in California, CEB 2005; "Appointment, Disclosures and Disqualification of Neutral Arbitrators", A Guide to Best Practices of Commercial Arbitrators, College of Commercial Arbitrators, 2005; "Arbitration Ethics and Disclosure", California ADR Practice Guide-Mathew Bender-Lexis Nexis 2004.
Arbitrator Disclosure in the Internet Aged Dispute Resolution Journal, American Arbitrator Association, 2012.
Article Author: "California Arbitration Reform. The Aftermath", 38 U.S.F.L. Rev. 119 (2003); "Should CA Ethics Rules be Adopted Nationwide?", ABA Dispute Resolution Journal, Fall 2002; "Arbitrator Disclosure: Recommendation for a New UAA Statute" 13 Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution 89, (1997); "Write It Down, Lack of Reasoned Opinion Supports Vacating Award", SF Daily Journal, 10/29/98; "Enforcement of Arbitration Contracts: The Unconscionability Defense", California Litigation, Vol. 12, 1999; Chapter Author, "Arbitration Ethics and Disclosure", California ADR Practice Guide, Mathew Bender, 2004; "Should Arbitrator Ethics Be Adapted Nationwide?", ABA Dispute Resolution Journal, Fall 2002.

Chair, Dispute Resolution Section, American Bar Association
Member, San Mateo Superior Court, Civil ADR and Judicial Arbitration Advisory Committee
Chairperson, Arbitration Committee, San Francisco Bar Association, 2000-2002
Director, Past President 2002, California Dispute Resolution Council
Past President 2006-2007, The Mediation Society
Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators (CCA)
Distinguished Fellow, International Academy of Mediators (IAM)

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