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MCLE - Construction Defect


Hon. Burton S. Katz
Los Angeles County Superior Court, Retired

Named one of the Los Angeles Daily Journal’s 30 “Top Neutrals” of 2006, Judge Burton S. Katz is a fulltime dispute resolution professional who has gained an excellent reputation for his settlement abilities. Described by his clients as “smart, focused, creative, engaging, nonthreatening, empathetic and firm when he needs to be,” Judge Katz specializes in construction defect issues but has also resolved multi-million dollar cases involving partnership dissolutions, fee disputes and a range of other complex disputes.

Litigation & Resolution of Mold-Related Issues

John K. Raleigh, Esq.

John Raleigh is an accomplished attorney at both the trial and appellate levels. He has successfully litigated hundreds of cases involving a myriad of issues. Mr. Raleigh serves as an arbitrator, mediator and Judge Pro Tem of the Los Angeles Superior Court. He has privately resolved hundreds of cases in mediation and arbitration.

Coverage Issues in Construction Defect Litigation


Hon. Harvey A. Schneider
Los Angeles County Superior Court, Retired

Recognized as one of the Daily Journal’s Top Neutrals in California in 2006 and 2007, Judge Harvey Schneider is considered by his clients to be “an extremely efficient neutral” who is able to quickly identify issues and get to the heart of the matter. Judge Schneider is highly experienced and widely sought after as a mediator and arbitrator in multi-party, complex litigation of all kinds.

Construction Defect: Effective Management of the Complex Case


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