Sanford Jossen has mediated and arbitrated thousands of cases across a wide variety of civil litigation matters since 1987. With a wealth of experience in handling delicate cases and challenging clients, Sandy has demonstrated his ability to navigate highly sensitive matters with a unique blend of professionalism and empathy. He has a successful track record of mediating highly sensitive personal injury and civil cases, including sexual molestation cases. He conducts his cases with compassion and a commitment to fair and equitable outcomes for all litigants. He understands the complex emotions involved in legal disputes and values the opportunity for all parties to have their voices heard. In this episode, Sandy shares the story of a musician who, in the middle of the pandemic, left his rent-controlled apartment to act as caretaker for his ailing mother in another city. He returned to the apartment a year later, only to find that the building was being renovated and all his belongings were missing. A trial of the issues was to commence between the musician, the elderly owner, her daughter, and an insurance company in four days when Sandy was called upon to mediate the matter.
As a litigator, Mr. Jossen is a seasoned attorney with over four decades of experience. He has been in the trenches and personally handled every component of litigation for each case he handled, from research, writing, litigation, trial, and appeal. In addition, he regularly represented his clients in mediation and arbitration proceedings, both pre- and post-initiation of litigation involving cases of all kinds. This includes contractual arbitration, including underinsured and uninsured motorist matters.
Mr. Jossen has been honored with an impressive array of awards and accolades, including twice receiving the President’s Award from the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (2005 and 2007). He has achieved the highest peer rating standard of “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell, which is reserved for attorneys who are ranked at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards by their peers. In 2004, Mr. Jossen was first selected as a Southern California Super Lawyer, and he has been selected again consecutively every year since 2008.
He has completed over 400 hours of training and continuing education in the fields of mediation, arbitration, and dispute resolution and was an Adjunct Professor at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law.