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HON. PHILIP E. SCHAEFER (Ret.)

JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE AND ASSIGNMENTS

San Bernardino County Superior Court, West District, Rancho Cucamonga, California. Conducted trials in civil, personal injury, business and commercial, construction defect, real estate, family law, probate matters, and law and motion, 1979-1993.

San Bernardino County Municipal Court, Chino Division, Chino, California. One judge court heard all matters that came before the court, 1973-1979.

San Bernardino County Justice County Justice Court, Chino Judicial District, Chino, California. One judge court heard all matters that came before the court, 1973.

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION EXPERIENCE

Served as a Mediator, Arbitrator, Discovery Referee, Real Property Partition Referee, and conducted settlement conferences (mandatory and voluntary), for San Bernardino County and Los Angeles County Courts, 1993-present.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Member, California Judges Association
Member, American Bar Association
Member, California Bar Association (currently, inactive status)

EDUCATION

J.D., Loyola University School of Law, Los Angeles, California, 1964
B.S., Loyola University, Los Angeles, California, 1956

ADR SPECIALTIES

Business/Commercial
Personal Injury
Construction Defect
Family Law
Probate/ Trust & Estate
Products Liability
Real Estate
Special Masters/Discovery Referee
Toxic Tort and Mold