LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Judicate West, one of California’s leading providers of private dispute resolution services, has added Gerald E. Agnew, Jr. to its list of neutrals. Based in the Los Angeles office, he is available as a mediator for matters throughout the state.
“Gerry is as accomplished and respected as he comes with a rare combination of deep experience, reputation, personality, energy and dedication, all of which have been on display and have served him well throughout his career and especially now as a mediator.” Allan said. Brutman, president of Judicate West. “These same attributes, along with hard work, training and determination, have led Gerry to win substantial cases for his clients over the years, as well as achieve personal goals, including a world champion title in cycling. Velodrome last year. He is a model of integrity and knows how to handle sensitive matters with care, tact and respect for all parties. All of these qualities combined are key to being successful as a neutral. We are delighted to have him join the Judicate West team full-time and are confident our clients will find him an excellent addition to our roster.”
With nearly five decades of litigation experience, Agnew has successfully pursued more than 100 civil trials with verdict or judgment, including catastrophic injury and wrongful death actions involving defective products; construction, premises and vehicular accidents; Medical negligence; elder abuse and other acts of neglect. He has also served as a settlement officer for the Los Angeles Superior Court, managing a voluntary settlement program and coordinating settlement discussions for dozens of litigated matters. In 1984, Agnew co-founded Agnew Brusavich, where he focused on representing seriously injured plaintiffs in various personal injury matters.
Agnew is a Diplomate of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a member of the California Consumer Attorneys (CAOC), the Consumer Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), and the American Association for Justice. He is also a member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and past president of the Western Trial Lawyers Association, the South Bay Bar Association and CAALA. Agnew was also named “Trial Lawyer of the Year” by CAALA. In addition, he was listed among the “Most Respected Plaintiff Trial Lawyers” by California Lawyer. It has also been consistently ranked by Super Lawyers Y Best Lawyers journals
Agnew got his JD, cum laudefrom Southwestern University School of Law (1974), where he served as editor-in-chief of the Southwest Law Review. She received her BA from Woodbury University (1971) and mediation training from the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law (2021).
About Judicate West
Judicate West is one of California’s leading providers of private dispute resolution services with a distinguished list of proven neutrals, including retired federal and state judges, as well as professional attorney mediators and arbitrators from a wide variety of practice areas. Founded in 1993, the firm prides itself on upholding the highest integrity in delivering innovative solutions to all types of civil disputes. The firm’s successful formula includes top-tier neutrals, a great company culture, and an experienced team of ADR professionals dedicated to delivering a gold standard alternative dispute resolution (ADR) service. Judicate West has offices in Santa Ana, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego and San Francisco.