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.

Professional Malpractice

Representative Cases

  • Claim that Defective Notice to quit served by attorney resulted in lost rents and collateral expenses in excess of $1 million.

  • Chairman of three-judge tribunal in arbitration of claims of legal malpractice in structuring tax shelters resulting in damages in excess of $11 million.

  • Arbitration of claim by domestic partner that attorney over-billed client with dementia for dispute with neighbors