Presiding Judge of the State Bar Court, Retired
For the past 16 years, Judge Lise A. Pearlman has been a private arbitrator and mediator in civil cases and a consultant and expert witness in professional responsibility. She has a reputation as an extremely dedicated, hardworking neutral who shows consideration and concern for the perspectives of all parties. Attorneys find her to be a very quick study and extraordinarily bright with impressive legal knowledge and a reassuring manner. Recognized as an excellent settlement judge, Judge Pearlman's ability to quickly hone in on key issues and keep parties focused on resolution of their differences has made her very successful in bringing even extremely challenging cases to closure.