ROBERT  A. GOLDSTEIN- BIOGRAPHY 

MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION EXPERIENCE 


  • Appointed Arbitrator for the Los Angeles Superior Court 1987-1993 
  • Appointed Arbitrator for the court annexed ADR program of the Eighth Judicial District Court, Clark County, Nevada. 
  • Appointed Arbitrator  for American Arbitration Association, Commercial and Construction  Panel, 2002 
  •  Appointed Judge Pro Tempore, Short Trial program of the Eighth Judicial District Court, Clark County, Nevada 2007. 
  • Appointed as a mediator for the United States District Court Early Mediation Program for Section 1983 Inmate Cases., 2014

EDUCATION, ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION TRAINING

  • California State University Northridge,  1976  
  • Southwestern University College of Law, J.D. 1979  
  • American Arbitration Association, Advanced Training Seminars  in Arbitration  2002-2015 
  • Mediation training United States District Court inmate mediation program  
  • Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law, Mediation, the Art of Facilitating Settlement, 2015  

REPRESENTATIVE ENGAGEMENTS 

  • In the area of commercial business litigation, Mr. Goldstein has obtained jury verdicts involving fraud, breach of contract, intentional tortious conduct, which have included punitive damage awards.
  • Obtained a million dollar jury verdict involving a dispute between two individuals claiming rights to contest winnings in a nationally advertised promotional campaign.  
  • Breach of contract dispute regarding the entitlement of real estate commissions 
  • Numerous matters regarding breach of commercial leases, and residential purchase agreements 
  • Numerous matters involving  construction defects of single family residences 
  • Numerous matters regarding failure to pay for materials and supplies obtained on credit 
  • Disputes involving construction contracts between general contractors, and subcontractors 
  • Disputes involving the enforcement of covenants not to compete 
  • Disputes Involving the dissolution of partnerships and corporate entities  
  • Disputes involving the enforcement and foreclosure of mechanic liens 
  • Disputes involving damages arising from product liability actions 
  • Disputes related to professional negligence 

ADMISSIONS


California State Bar,  Nevada State Bar

U.S. District Court, District of Nevada 

U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

U.S. District Court, Central District of California 


HONORS, PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS 

  • AV Rating®, Martindale-Hubbell  
  • Selected as a Mountain States Super Lawyer  
  • Recipient of the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register Preeminent Attorneys Award 2015 
  • Southern Nevada Disciplinary Board, Member, 2010-2016
  • Rotary International Las Vegas Fremont Club Board Member, 2009-present