Academy Member Inducted 2023

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Hon. Howard R. Broadman (Ret.), Mediator & Arbitrator, Visalia, California.

Hon. Howard R. Broadman (Ret.)

Howard R. Broadman, Private Judge, A Law Corp.
300 North Willis Street
Visalia, CA 93291
Tel: (559) 738-1800
Cell: (559)786-1111
Fax: (559) 746-0400
Website: www.judgebroadman.com
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Recognized to California Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Fact Finding, Insurance Umpire, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge, Special Master
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  • Practice Commenced: 2001
  • Total Mediations (as of Jan 2023): 7000
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Jan 2023): 1000
Practice Percentages
  • BAKERSFIELD
  • CHICO
  • FRESNO
  • LOS ANGELES/ORANGE COUNTY
  • MERCED
  • MODESTO
  • NAPA
  • REDDING-REDBLUFF
  • SACRAMENTO-ROSEVILLE
  • SALINAS
  • SAN DIEGO
  • SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND
  • SAN JOSE-SANTA CLARA
  • SAN LUIS OBISPO
  • SANTA CRUZ
  • SANTA MARIA/SANTA BARBAR
  • SANTA ROSA

Biographical

  • Judge of the Tulare County Superior Court 1988-1999
  • Recognized as a creative judge with features on 60 minutes, Time Magazine, People Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Parade Magazine, and other media.
  • Judge of the Visalia Municipal Court 1986-1988 
  • Responsible for computerization of courts and won a contested election with 76% of the vote.
  • Attorney in solo private practice 1984-1986 Visalia, CA 
  •  Maintained a successful law practice with two full-time paralegals and three other staff.
  • Attorney in private practice - Hurlbutt, Clevenger, Long & Vortmann 1977-1984 Visalia, CA

 


Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Agricultural
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Cross Cultural
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • Divorce (High Asset)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder Abuse
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Engineering
  • Family Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Pensions
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Utilities
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Wrongful Death

Education

  • J.D. with Honors, University of Wisconsin December 1975 
  • B.S. with Honors, Michigan State University December 1971

Rates Information

Our rate schedule is posted on our website: judgebroadman.com.

 

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