Education and Training:
Beginning and Advanced AAA Arbitration Training (Conducted by AAA in San Francisco)
NYSE and NASD Arbitration & Mediator Training
Advanced Mediator training (BASF)
Mediation in Real Property (CLE)
1990 - Present:
Conducted over 250 arbitrations and/ or mediations in the fields of business law;
commercial issues; construction defects, real estate, brokers commissions, real
property disclosures, title insurance issues, business litigation, securities, and
all phases of commercial law, including several international contract disputes
involving technology. Conducted numerous mediations for California Superior Courts,
the American Arbitration Association, as well as Pacific & New York Stock Exchanges.
Conducted in excess 14 jury trials.
Further Expert testimony regarding reasonableness and necessity of attorney fees.
Largest trial testimony involved reasonableness of $3,500,000 in disputed attorney
fees. Further have acted as private mediator and arbitrator in several attorney
fee disputes involving reasoanbless and necessity of fees, malpractice issues, excessive
hours for work performed, unjustified costs, excessive billing rates.
Attended several seminars & litigated several matters regarding a wide variety of
Attorney Fee disputes
John S. Preston
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Oakland, California 94610
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