TERRY BRIDGES 
                                 MEDIATOR

 

 CONDENSED PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Bar Admissions:

  •  California, 1966

 

  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1981


  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1981

Education:


  • University of Southern California Law School, J.D. 1965


  • Santa Clara University, B.A. 1962

Specialization:


  • Mediation


  • Litigation/Trial Consulting

Professional Recognition:


  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers.


  • Fellow, American Board of Trial Advocates.


  • “Best Lawyers of America” for business and employment litigation 1993 to present.


  • AV Rating by Martindale Hubbel since 1969.


  • President, Riverside County Bar Association, 1987-1988.


  • Recipient of Leo A. Deegan Inn of Court, Distinguished Trial Lawyer Award 1996.


  • Name sake of Leo A. Deegan Inn of Court, establishment of annual “Terry Bridges Outstanding Attorney Award” 2007.                                                        
  •                                                  
  • San Bernardino/Riverside Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates Civility Award 2005.
           
  •  Recipient of 2015 Federal Bar Association, Inland Empire Chapter, Erwin Chemerinsky Defender of the Constitution Award.  
                                         
                                             
  • Chair, Riverside County Bar Association Judicial Evaluation Committee, 1991-2010.
   
  •  Member, Senator Barbara Boxer, Central District Judicial Advisory Committee, 2009 to date.      
                                                      

                                                           
  • United States District Court, Central District of California Standing Committee on Discipline, 2007-2010, Chair 2010.

Publications and Speaking engagements:


  • Author of multiple articles dealing with mediation, litigation and trial strategy, case evaluation, voir dire and professional civility.



  • Frequent speaker on mediation, litigation and trial strategy, case evaluation, voir dire and professional civility. Venues include State Bar conventions, Judicial Conferences, Web Casts, Bar Associations, Law Schools, and Inns of Court.

Mediation Experience:


  • Private mediator since 2005.


  • Mediation panels for California Court of Appeals, Fourth Appellate District, Second Division, Riverside County.


  • Superior Court and Attorney Settlement Officer Panel for United States District Court, Central District.


  • United States District Court, Central District ADR Advisory Panel, 2010 to Present.

Diversions:


  • Annual solo backpacking and hiking trips to the Sierra Nevada Mountains.


  • Pilates, running and competing in monthly 5k races.  

 

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