Mar. 23, 2022
Charles “Sandy” Roseman, Esq.See more on Charles “Sandy” Roseman, Esq.
ADR SERVICES, INC.
Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Disabled Persons Act, Unruh Act Violations, Discrimination, Civil Rights, Nursing Facility Liability, Elder Abuse, Government Liability and Contract Litigation
I am an experienced litigator, mediator and arbitrator, having tried cases and conducted hundreds of meditations, arbitrations, and similar dispute resolution hearings since the late 1980's, involving both litigated and non-litigated cases.
I was selected as a Special Settlement Conference Judge in the Central and Northern divisions of the San Diego County Superior Court.
I have just commenced my 50th year in the practice of law and have attended over 125 hours of mediation oriented classes, programs, and seminars.
During the mediation process, I employ empathy, patience and productive communication to examine the limits of polarized positions in order to facilitate dialogue and reach agreement. I work hard to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, and trust.
I provide a safe and secure forum for adversaries to brainstorm, air concerns, and discover creative paths to resolutions leading toward a mutually agreeable conclusion without the time expenditure, risk, and expense of the litigation process. I lead parties to focus on their interests, while minimizing the personality factors that contribute to discord.
My role as a mediator is to provide a venue for participants to articulate their perspective in a structured setting in order to discern the interests that lie beneath the issues dividing the parties, culminating in resolution.
To achieve an agreed result, I incorporate techniques from the writings of learned educators, psychologists, mediators, philosophers, and experienced legal scholars.
I weave into my sessions my experience as president and board member of several organizations, lecturer and legal practitioner. I heavily rely on skills such as translating, neutral language utilization, paraphrasing, acknowledgment, summarization and reliance on open-ended questions.
I never try to force a settlement, but encourage the participants to focus on resolution through thoughtful respectful discourse and reality analysis. Integrity, trust, transparency, and neutrality are the keystones to an effective mediation.