LEE L. BLACKMAN
Blackman ADR Services – BlackmanADR.com
Lee Blackman is the Principal of Blackman ADR Services (BlackmanADR.com). His focus is the resolution, by mediation or arbitration, of disputes involving intellectual property, unfair competition, civil rights, employment, insurance, professional negligence, and personal injury matters. Before becoming a mediator and arbitrator, Mr. Blackman was a litigation partner at McDermott, Will & Emery. He has been admitted to practice law in Arizona, California, and Hawaii.
In addition to his private mediation practice, Mr. Blackman is a member of the Mediation Panel of the United States District Court for the Central District of California, acts as an Arbitrator and Mediator for the Los Angeles County Bar Association's Attorney Client Mediation and Arbitration Service. He is a member of the Executive Council of the Arizona State Bar ADR Section and serves as a Vice-Chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association's Attorney Client Mediation and Arbitration Service. He has been a frequent Temporary Judge for the Los Angeles Superior Court and a member of the Board of Directors of the Southern California Mediation Association.
Education – Professional and Public Service
Mr. Blackman received his J.D. from the University of Southern California, where he was a member of the Southern California Law Review. Mr. Blackman has trained mediators and presented continuing education programs to lawyers, mediators, and arbitrators in Arizona and California on preparing for and mediating litigated disputes and on mediation confidentiality. In May of 2015, Lee was honored to receive The Honorable Benjamin Aranda Outstanding Public Service Award for his work providing mediation services to the Los Angeles County Bar Association's Civic Mediation Project.