Hon. James Lambden

California Court of Appeal, (Ret.)

First District, Division Two

​​Mediator • Arbitrator • Discovery Referee • Appellate Consultant

Justice James Lambden brings to his ADR practice nearly four decades of experience as a trial lawyer, trial court judge and Associate Justice of the California Court of Appeal.

Medical Malpractice

Representative Cases

  • Mock arbitration heard over three days to prepare for hearing of $250,000,000 dispute over calculation of charges for medical services.

  • Claim of non-economic damages and infertility in ER misdiagnosis of ovarian cyst in pubescent girl.

  • Claim of perforated eardrum resulting from routine examination.

  • Claims of malpractice and elder abuse by survivor of patient who died prematurely after suffering broken bones while being treated in hospital.