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Judge Ross served as Judge of the Superior Court, Los Angeles
County, 1981-99; Supervising Judge, Probate Department, 1991-93; Acting
Supervising Judge, 1989; Supervising Judge at South Central District, 1985;
South Central District, 1982-85; Central Civil Pool and Law and Motion, 1981;
Judge, Municipal Court, Inglewood Judicial District, 1979-81; California Court
of Appeal, Second Appellate District, March-May, 1983 (Judge Pro Tem).
EXPERIENCE AND SPECIALTIES
In private practice, Judge Ross was a partner at Ross, Pierson
& Letteau, maintaining a general civil law practice, with emphasis in business
and commercial litigation and probate. He was a Certified Specialist in Tax
Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization, 1960-79.
Since 1999, following 21 years on the bench, Judge Ross
is extremely active as an Arbitrator, Mediator and Private Judge. He presides
over a wide variety of disputes, including probate, real estate, professional
malpractice, employment/labor law, insurance coverage and bad faith, general
civil litigation and all types of contract disputes.
In re Marriage of Hopkins (1983) 142 Cal. App. 3d
Ellis v. Roshei Corp. (1983)143 Cal. App. 3d 642
"Sanctions under 128.5," L.A. County Bar Journal,
"Condominiums and Preemptive Options: The Right of
First Refusal," 18 Hastings Law Journal, 1967
"Condominiums in California," 36 USC Law Review,
"Liability of an Insurer for Failure to Settle,"
6 UCLA Law Review
L.L.M., University of Southern California, 1963
J.D., UCLA; Law Review Editorial Board, 1959
B.A., with honors, Economics, Univ. of California, Davis,