James C. Earle, Esq. joined ARC as a mediator after more than 34 years of representing both plaintiffs and defendants. Mr. Earle's unique and varied skill set and diverse background enable him to carefully evaluate the benefits and burdens faced by parties. As lead counsel in more than 50 jury trials, bench trials, and binding arbitrations, as well as more than 900 mediations as litigant's counsel and mediator, his experience has aided developers, general contractors, sub-contractors, hotels, homeowners, municipalities, and national construction product manufacturers. His clients have received his support as lead counsel in construction and products liability litigation in numerous federal and state courts throughout the nation and Canada. He is one of the few attorneys with hands-on experience in construction as a licensed California general contractor (B) and subcontractor (C-36 Plumbing). He has served a mediation panelist for the U.S. District Court since 2015, as a mediator and arbitrator for AAA since 2014 and was a mediator for the Los Angeles County Superior Court Mediation Program in the 1990's.