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Name: Richard P. Caputo
Address: 1500 University Avenue
  San Jose, CA 95126

Telephone:(408) 293-9522Fax:(408) 293-9599  
      

Email: jscaputo@aol.com

Fees: $300 per hour  
Other Costs:  None

BAR Number:0027247

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

Mediation
Experience:


 
Mediated over 200 cases primarily in the areas of P.I., Products Liability, Medical Malpractice, as well as Business and Real Estate litigation.
Mediation
Training:


 
Successfully completed a 40 hour course in commercial mediation sponsored by the Santa Clara County Bar Association, a 20 hour course in appellate mediation sponsored by the Cal App. Crt., 1st District, and numerous mediation courses given by CEB and JAMS/Indispute.
Arbitration
Experience:


 
Neutral
Evaluation
Background:

 
Early neutral evaluator for Santa Clara Co. Sup. Crt. and Santa Clara Co. Bar Association since the inception of the program.
Settlement
Conference
Experience:


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

Other
Education:


 
University of Santa Clara, B.S., 1953; LLB/JD, 1956
Mediation
Approach:


 
Both facilitative and directive depending on the circumstances of the case and the desire of the parties.
Arbitration
Approach:


 
Neutral
Approach:


 
I usually let the parties advocate their respective positions, discuss the issues in the case in joint session in a facilitative manner, explore their desire to mediate the case, and, if they have reservation in that regard, render an advisory decision.
Other
Information:


 
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Resume available upon request.

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