R.A. Carrington Esq., Mediator & Arbitrator, based in Santa Barbara, California.
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MEMBER PROFILE: R.A. Carrington Esq.
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R.A. Carrington Esq.
Mediation Services
565 Sheffield Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93108

Tel: (805) 565-1487
Fax: (805) 565-3187
Email: ratc@cox.net

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R.A. Carrington is widely regarded as one of Southern California's premier neutrals. In fulltime mediation practice since 1999, R.A. also has substantial experience in arbitration, on panels since the 1980's and he has successfully resolved over 2000 disputes to date. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine's Law School.

Calendar Last Updated: 9 Nov 18


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Serving the following Counties:
Fresno, Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura

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R.A. Carrington Esq. has experience in settling the following civil matters:
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Biographical Notes:
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A full-time neutral since 1998 and an arbitration panelist for more than two decades, Mr. Carrington has successfully handled more than 3,000 mediations and arbitrations. Respected for his dedication, he has a reputation as a decisive and knowledgeable arbitrator as well as a patient and calm mediator.

Mr. Carrington's 25 years as a civil trial attorney for both plaintiffs and defendants has provided him with a wealth of trial experience. He is well-versed in complex legal issues, particularly in the areas of real estate, construction defect, and personal injury. Mr. Carrington was an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University School of Law, where he has also received extensive mediation training at the university's Straus Institute of Dispute Resolution. He has also taught law at UCLA and Santa Barbara College of Law.

Mr. Carrington has been the discovery referee in over 20 matters including class action employment and business disputes, toxic tort claims, significant injury cases, and real estate and construction disputes


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  • J.D., University of Southern California Law Center, Los Angeles CA (1974)
  • M.A. Candidate, Pepperdine University, Los Angeles, CA (1970)
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles (1968)

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Memberships & Affiliations :
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Current member: ABOTA; arbitration panels for Santa Barbara and Ventura counties; Kaiser neutral.

Settlement Master, Santa Barbara Superior Court. Former member: California, Orange County and Los Angeles trial lawyers associations; California Business Trial Lawyers Assn.; numerous Superior Court arbitration panels.


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