All ADR services are provided by the Hon. Robert G. Taylor (Ret.).  Judge Taylor is one of the most experienced ADR Neutrals in Southern California.  Judge Taylor served 13 years on the Riverside County Superior Court.  He is a past Presiding Judge of that court.  For most of his judicial career, Judge Taylor handled a direct-calendar civil assignment—managing, settling and trying hundreds cases from start to finish.  He has tried and settled almost every kind of civil case, including:  wrongful death; catastrophic injuries; professional negligence; employment law; public entity liability; HOA disputes; CEQA cases; eminent domain; business and real estate disputes, complex probate, and more.

          While on the bench, Judge Taylor was a sought-after settlement conference judge, known for his dedication and effective approach to settling cases. 

          Judge Taylor is:

  • The recipient of the 2015 Outstanding Jurist Award presented jointly by the Desert Bar Association and the Warren Slaughter-Richard Roemer Inn of Court

  • A past Presiding Judge of the Riverside Superior Court

  • A past Statewide Chair of the Judicial Fairness Education Committee

  • A past Probate Judge for the Riverside Superior Court

  • A Founder and past President of the Warren Slaughter-Richard Roemer Inn of Court

          Since his retirement from the Bench in 2005, Judge Taylor has provided ADR services to counsel on hundreds of cases throughout Southern California.   During his combined 24-plus years as a Superior Court Judge and as an ADR Neutral, Judge Taylor has handled hundreds of trials, over one thousand settlement conferences and mediations and numerous discovery referee appointments.

         Prior to his appointment to the bench, as an attorney Judge Taylor conducted a civil litigation law practice for 14 years.   Judge Taylor brings over three decades of broad legal experience to each case.

          To download Judge Taylor’s CV, please click here.