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Name: Nicholas Pastore
Address: 64 W. Santa Clara Street
  San Jose, CA 95113

Telephone:(408) 295-7701Fax:(408) 295-1423  
      

Email: npastore@campbellwarburton.com

Fees: $350 per hour  
Other Costs:  Actual expenses if any

BAR Number:0000000

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

Mediation
Experience:


 
I began mediating cases in 2004. I have mediated over 200 cases in a variety of subject matter areas including real estate, construction defect, contract disputes, landlord tenant disputes, business matters, personal injury, civil matters, products liability and insurance defense.
Mediation
Training:


 
Arbitration
Experience:


 
Neutral
Evaluation
Background:

 
I have evaluated a few cases, as an alternative to mediation in the areas of: personal injury.
Settlement
Conference
Experience:


SubjectPersonal Injury:xEmployment: Business:xReal Estate:x
Matter:Legal Malpractice: Public Agency: Probate: Construction:x
 Medical Malpractice: Environmental: Insurance:xSecurities: 
 Product Liability:xLandlord-Tenant / Neighborhood: Dental Malpractice: 
 Foreign Language(s): Intellectual Property/High Technology:x 
 Accoutings:  Conservatorships/Guardianships:  Wills/Trusts: 
 Other: Partnership Disssolutions

Other
Education:


 
Stanford University, B.A. (1979); Santa Clara Law School, J. D. (1982)
Mediation
Approach:


 
I usually use the facilitative/nondirective approach, but can use the evaluative/directive style if necessary, or requested.
Arbitration
Approach:


 
Neutral
Approach:


 
Unlike mediation, I utilize an evaluative approach with a major emphasis at the end of the session on the benefits of settlement.
Other
Information:


 
My strength is gaining the trust of mediation participants (counsel and parties) and persistence in reaching settlement.
I have served as Judge Pro Tem at Santa Clara County Superior Court for several years and have successfully settled the majority of cases assigned to me. I also currently serve on the Civil ADR Panel for the Santa Clara County Superior Court
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Nicholas Pastore is an experienced private mediator, having mediated over 200 cases to date in a variety of subject matter areas, including real estate, construction defect, contract diputes, landlord tenant disputes, business matters, personal injury, civil matters, products liability and insurance defense. Mr. Pastore brings to mediation over 25 years of extensive litigation experience, having been a partner in the Campbell, Warburton, Fitzsimmons, Smith, Mendell & Pastore law firm for over 20 years and President/Secretary for almost 10 years. Mr. Pastore generally takes a facilitative approach to ensure that the parties are heard and their interests are brought to the table. He also works with cousel to assess the strengths and weaknesses of their case in order to consider the benefits of settlement against the risks and costs of going to trial. Mr. Pastore offers a large conference room and can accomodate large groups.

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