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Charles J. Mellor

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Charles J. Mellor, Esq.


Mr. Mellor attended Western State University, (San Diego, CA), Bachelor of Arts; Thomas Jefferson School of Law (San Diego, CA), Juris Doctor Degree, admitted to the California State Bar in 1989. Mediation training through the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University, School of Law, (Malibu, CA). Admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Southern & Northern divisions in 1989.  Also admitted to the Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit in 1989. 

Trial Attorney, CNA Insurance Company 1989-1996, emphasizing defense of construction liability, automobile liability, premises liability, and products liability; Trial Attorney, Private practice 1996-Present, emphasizing litigation in Business Law, Insurance Disputes, Real Estate, Construction Defect, Fire Loss, and Personal Injury claims. Advising various corporations as General Counsel. 2003-2004, Panel counsel, Continental Casualty Insurance Company of North Carolina;

Presently serves as a Judge Pro Tem for the San Diego Superior Court. Registered as an Arbitrator in Sonoma, Marin, San Diego, & Los Angeles Superior Court. Mediation experience in the Marin, Los Angeles, San Diego and Sonoma Courts. Judge Pro-Tem, Marin County Courts. Officer of the State Bar Courts serving as a Probation Monitor for disciplined attorneys.  Retained expert on corporate related fraud matters in Federal Court, Southern District.  Member of the San Diego, Los Angeles, Sonoma & Marin County Bar Associations, American Bar Association (ABA). Served as a Justice in the Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity. Past President of Business Networks International (BNI).  Past member of Defense Research Institute (DRI). Past Chairman, Peninsula Community Planning Board (PCPB).


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