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  • John S. Preston Esq
    Mediator & Arbitrator
    Law Offices of John S. Preston

    1060 Clarendon Cr.
    Oakland, CA 94610-

    Phone: (510) 289-0766

    (A) Specializing w Mediation + Arbitration regarding CAR purchase and sale agreements; Real Estate - all aspects of Real Estate law/practice incl: Buyer & Seller Disputes; Easement, Options, Inspections, Broker Disclosure, Standards of care, Limited Partnerships: Purchase and Sale Contracts, Mortgage and Lending Practices; (B) Attorney Fee Disputes, Trial testimony regarding reasonable fees has included Lodestar method, Laffey Matrix, Vague & Duplicate billing entries, ambiguous hourly rates. (C) Law Firm Dissolution, Mediation/dispute resolution.
    BA, JD, Real Estate Broker, certified mediator (UC Berkeley)
    Formal Education
    BA, Economics, Syracuse University, 1969; JD, Law, University of Wisconsin, 1972. Wisconsin Law Review.
    Licensed Real Estate Broker, State Bar (CA)
    Previous/Current Position
    General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer for Fayette Manufacturing Corp. Duties included loan agreements, investment prospectuses, limited partnerships and every aspect of corporate troubleshooting, as well as commercial leases, easements, licenses and managing law firms (including reasonable billing practices and fees). Panelist Mediator, Bay Area Counties, regarding attorney fee disputes. Conducted in excess of 200 mediations and arbitrations.
    University of Wisconsin Law Review, 1972.
    Prof. Affil.
    CA State Bar Association; AAA, PSA and NYSE arbitration and East Bay county mediation panels.
    Prior Expert
    (A) RE Expert testimony in over a dozen trials: 20+ yrs testimony. Acted as: Principal, RE Broker, General/Limited Partner, Litigator, Appellate Lawyer, Arbitrator & Mediator. Credentialed Testimony Includes: CAR contracts; "Attorney Fee Clauses" and determination and award of reasonable legal fees, "Agency Relationships" (& other normally inadmissible contractual matters). Credential Expert Testimony includes determination of reasonable and necessary attorney fees during retention using a variety of factors. (B) Arbitrated/Mediated 250+ cases (many with Atty Fees Provisions & Awards).
  • Joel Mark, Esq.

    919 Box Canyon Trail
    Palm Desert, CA 92211-7434

    Phone: (805) 701-7731
    Alternate: (760) 200-4554
    Fax: (760) 772-6665

    Over 100+engagementsas an expert witness and consulting engagements in Attorneys' Fees, Attorney Ethics and Legal Malpractice (litigation) matters.
    AB, 1969; JD, 1972
    Formal Education
    A.B. History, U.C. Berkeley, 1969 J.D. Law, U.C. Hastings, 1972
    Over 120 Lectures & Publications on Attorneys' Fees, Attorney Ethics & Legal Malpractice (Litigation).
    Prior Expert
    85+ Engagements in Legal Fees, Legal Ethics, Attorney Malpractice and Law Firm Dissolution

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