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Name: Robert W. Cullen
Address: 1650 The Alameda
  San Jose, CA 95126

Telephone:(408) 279-6500Fax:(408) 279-6510  
      

Email: rcullen@cullengroup.com

Fees: $425 per hour  
Other Costs:  none

BAR Number:0107956

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

Mediation
Experience:


 
Extensive mediation experience for 6 years as a mediator. I was a lawyer with 20 years of experience before becoming a mediator. I also teach dispute resolution and negotiation at Santa Clara Law School.
Mediation
Training:


 
Mediation Program, Center for Mediation in Law
Harvard Negotiation Program, Harvard Law School
Cutting Edge Negotiation Strategy, The Negotiation Strategy Institute
Arbitration
Experience:


 
Extensive experience as a single arbitrator and as one of muti member panels.
Neutral
Evaluation
Background:

 
Pro bono settlement volunteer for the Bar and Bench.
Settlement
Conference
Experience:


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

Other
Education:


 
Hastings College of Law
Mediation
Approach:


 
I use a host of techniques. I primarily use a facilitative methodology. I teach negotiation and dispute resolution at Santa Clara Law School and make sure to use different techniches depending upon the circumstances.
Arbitration
Approach:


 
I am semi-formal in my approach. I look for time saving approaches in accepting evidence and testimony. I adhere to the law in my rulings.
Neutral
Approach:


 
I am semi-formal. I look for both sides to incorporate the facts and the law for evaluation.
Other
Information:


 
Adjunct Professor, Santa Clara Law School--Dispute Resolution and Negotiation.
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I have extensive practical and theoretical experience in the area of Dispute Resolution. I keep up with, and teach, law in this area. I litigated for 20 years and have spent the last 6 years focusing on resolving dispute. I have been involved in many madiations and arbitrations dealing with diverse issues and parties, including a wide variety of corporations, employers and employees, developers, real estate contracts, contractors, primary and excess insurance carriers, financial institutions, and other diverse parties. I have extensive ADR experience and success in resolving issues.

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