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Ronald J . Mandell, Mediator & Arbitrator, Beverly Hills, California.

Ronald J . Mandell

ADR Offices of Ronald J. Mandell
9740 Blantyre Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Tel: (424) 343-0058
Cell: 310/367-3120
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Recognized to California Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Discovery Referee, Facilitation & Systems Design, Fact Finding, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge
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  • Practice Commenced1996
  • # of MEDS (as of 12/6/24) 
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Current Practice


University of Southern California (BS, Blue Key Honor Society-1964; JD-1967).

Assoiciate, Partner, Managing Partner BROWN & BROWN PC (1968-1996); Partner MOSS, LEVITT & MANDELL (1996-2012); Owner ADR ORRICE OF RONALD J. MANDELL (2012-Present); Private Neutral and Arbitrator/Mediator with the American Arbitration Association ("AAA") (Commercial and Construction Panels since 1978.)  Arbitrator of fee disputes for the Los Angeles County Bar Association since 1974.

 ADR experience includes all types of real estate, construction, business, commercial, personal injury and workplace disputes. Construction arbitrations and mediations include all aspects of the construction industry including contract issues, delay, acceleration and disruption claims, construction defects, critical path analysis, extra work and change order claims.

Case Experience

  • Arts (Fine/Performing)
  • Commercial/Business
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Partnerships
  • Premises Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Title Disputes


University of Southern California (B.S. 1964; J.D. 1967); Blue Key Honor Society


  • Arbitrator Performance and Demeanor ~ Meeting Participant Expectations, 2018;
  • AAA Clarity in Award Writing, 2017;
  • AAA Getting It Right - Secrets to Writing Better Construction Awards, 2017;
  • AAA eDiscovery: Arbitration in a Digital World (ACE012), 2015;
  • AAA Principled Deliberations: Decision-Making Skills for Arbitrators (ACE008), 2014;
  • AAA Managing the Arbitration Process for Efficiency & Economy Following the Preliminary Hearing, 2013;
  • AAA Advanced Mediator Training, 2010; AAA Dealing With Delay Tactics in Arbitration (ACE004), 2010, 2006;
  • AAA Webinar, How to Prevent Arbitrations from Transforming into Litigations,
  • 2009; AAA Webinar, Electronic Discovery in Arbitration: What You Need to Know, 2009;
  • AAA Construction Mediation Conference, 2007;
  • AAA Arbitration Awards: Safeguarding, Deciding & Writing Awards (ACE001), 2005;
  • SCMA, The Absolute Mediator, 2005;
  • AAA Construction Industry Arbitrator II Training: Advanced Case Management Issues, 2001;
  • AAA Arbitrator Update 2001;
  • Pepperdine University, Advanced Mediation Skills, 2001;
  • Pepperdine University Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution, Mediating the Litigated Case, 1999;
  • AAA Commercial Arbitrator Training, 1999;
  • AAA Construction Industry Arbitrator Training, 1998;
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Dispute Resolution Service, Civil and Workplace Mediation, 1996;
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Dispute Resolution Service, Advanced Mediation Training, 1995; 
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Dispute Resolution Service, Basic Mediation Training, 1994

Memberships & Affiliations

  • AAA Panelist (Commercial and Construction Panels)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Associations (Member of Arbitration Committee, Real Estate Section, Dispute Resolution Section)
  • Century City Bar Association;
  • The State Bar of California;
  • Southern California Mediation Association (Courts Committee);
  • California Dispute Resolution Council;
  • Member, City of Los Angeles-Special Committee Member on Investigative Oversight

Rates Information

Mediations: Half Day (up to 4 hrs.), $2500; full day (up to 8 hrs.) $5000.

Arbitrations: $500.00 per hour.

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