LOS ANGELES, CA—JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition of Hon. David A. Thompson (Ret.) to its panel. Justice Thompson joins JAMS after a distinguished 24-year career on the bench. As a justice of the California Court of Appeal for nine years, he authored hundreds of opinions covering civil and commercial litigation. Previously, Justice Thompson served 15 years as a trial judge in the Orange County Superior Court, where he presided over hundreds of civil trials and heard thousands of civil motions.
Based in the Orange County Resolution Center, Justice Thompson will serve as an arbitrator, mediator, special master/referee and neutral evaluator, handling appellate, real property, business and commercial, construction defect, personal injury and torts, professional liability, estate/probate/trusts, employment, insurance, environmental, family and banking disputes. He is available to conduct sessions in person (adhering to reopening guidelines), as well as virtually for attorneys and their clients across the country.