John Irwin

John Irwin Mediation Services
70 S. Lake Ave.
Suite 1000
Pasadena, CA 91101
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Professional Work History:

Professional Commercial Mediator: 2010 - present with well over 500 hours of mediation experience and over 200 settlements.
Project Manager Large Commercial Builder: 1997 - 2010 handling conflicts between management and employees, contractors and owners, contractors and government agencies.

Dispute Resolution Experience

Professional mediator specializing in Employment Law, Workplace Conflict Management and Training, Construction Industry mediations with valid CA contractors licensed, Panel Mediator for California Academy of Mediation Professionals and Center for Conflict Resolution providing mediation services to LA Superior Courts, Host of SCMA Pasadena Professional Development Group and Field Training of Attorneys transitioning to mediators through observation and shadowing.
I have mediated a vast array of case types and have a reputation for being persistent, calm and dealing with difficult clients.

Cornell University Dispute Resolution Training (Course titles and dates taken)

Employment Law Mediation April 2012

Other Dispute Resolution Training

Mediating the Litigated Case - Pepperdine University
Internship in Advanced Mediation and Arbitration - University of La Verne
Mediation Certification - University of La Verne
Various Seminars on State Labor Law updates through CA EDD

Professional Associations

Southern California Mediation Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association Beverly Hills Bar Association,,


Pasadena City College - A.A. Social and Behavioral Sciences University of La Verne - B.S. Organizational Management and HR minorTrinity Law School - Torts/Contracts/Legal Research & Writing


Available upon Request

Fee Policy

$ 1,200.00 per day $ 600.00 half day $ 300.00 per hour
All daily rates are inclusive of preparation and follow up phone calls/emails.