Judicate West Adds Neutral Alan S. Petlak in Los Angeles

Alan Petlak

LOS ANGELES, CA—Judicate West, one of California’s leading providers of private dispute resolution services, has added Alan S. Petlak, Esq., to its roster of neutrals. Based in the Los Angeles office, he is available as a mediator and arbitrator for matters statewide.

Petlak has more than two decades of litigation experience, handling a variety of complex matters, including real estate, consumer finance, personal injury, securities, employment, professional negligence and other business-related disputes. He has served as a panel mediator for the U.S. District Court, Central District of California and as a mediator for the Los Angeles County Superior Court Civil Mediation Vendor Resource Program. Prior to becoming a full-time neutral, Petlak was most recently a litigation partner with the national law firm Ballard Spahr LLP.

He earned his J.D. from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law (1995) and his B.A. from the University of California, San Diego (1992). Petlak received mediation training from LACBA and the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law, as well as arbitration training from the American Arbitration Association.

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