Al Schallau Mediation Resume

Occupation: Civil Litigation Attorney and Mediator

Education: J. D., University of Southern California, 1968

B. A., University of Iowa, 1964

Admitted to State Bar of California, January, 1969; and admitted to practice before U. S. District Courts and 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

FORMAL MEDIATION AND ADR TRAINING

In summer of 2000, completed Straus Institute's 42-hour training program on "Mediating the Litigated Case" at Pepperdine University School of Law.

Served as volunteer mediator and arbitrator for the Los Angeles Superior Court. Was appointed as a mediator for the Los Angeles Superior Court's Early Mandatory Mediation Pilot Program.

Have served as private mediator retained by attorneys, law firms and insurance companies in southern California from 2003 to the present. Have served as mediator in over 60 cases, almost all of which have been settled.

In March, 2006, AL SCHALLAU served as Moderator and as a speaker on the Mediation Panel at the Lake Tahoe Seminar sponsored by Consumer Attorneys Association of California. For that seminar, he authored an article entitled, " Always Select A Trained Mediator ". A copy of that article may be obtained free by sending an email to .

MEDIATION METHOD

I try to leave no stones unturned in seeking to help parties reach settlements. I will do everything that is legal and ethical to get parties, attorneys and insurance claims persons to reach fair and reasonable settlements.

FEES FOR PRIVATE MEDIATIONS

$250 per hour with a three-hour minimum. If there are two sides, each side pays $375 up front.

No set-up fees or administrative fees are ever charged.

AVAILABLE TO HANDLE MEDIATIONS ON SHORT NOTICE.

To schedule a mediation with AL SCHALLAU as the mediator, please call us at (310) 541-0375 or send an email to alschallau@earthlink.net Our fax number is (310) 541-7323.