James H. Garrabrandt, Esq.


Professional / Legal Experience
Attorney - Private Practice - 2002-Present
Managing Attorney of House Counsel Office - Royal & Sun Alliance - 2000-2002
Attorney - Private Practice - 1999-2000
Managing Attorney - Garrabrandt & Andolino - 1995-1999
Senior Trial Counsel - Law Offices of Lorraine K. Barnett - 1993-1995
Attorney - Private Practice - 1992-1993
Senior Trial Attorney - Farabaugh, Frieland, Giles & Hillmann - 1983-1992
Associate - Joseph Di Rienzo, P.C. - 1981-1983
Associate - New Jersey Bell Telephone Company (Law Department) - 1976-1981
Attorney - Liberty Mutual Insurance Company - 1975-1976
Law Clerk - Superior Court of New Jersey, Hudson County - 1973-1974

Substantial professional experience in products liability, premises liability, automobile negligence, UM/UIM and PIP matters, personal injury, property damage litigation, municipal court cases, commercial collection suits, and contract matters.

Arbitration / ADR Experience
Forthright Arbitrator
Arbitrator - National Arbitration Forum 
Arbitrator - American Arbitration Association
Arbitrator - Superior Court Statutory Arbitration Program

Education / Professional Training
Syracuse University College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1973
Bucknell University, Bachelor of Arts, 1969
Completed Trial Instructor Training - National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA)
State of New Jersey Mediation Training Program, Certificate of Completion

Completed required or recommended continuing legal education courses.

Professional Admissions / Associations / Achievements
Admitted to Practice in New Jersey, 1973
Admitted to Practice in New York (inactive)
Federal Court, District of New Jersey
Federal Court, District of Southern New York

Maintains high legal ethical standards and complies with professional responsibility rules.

The above referenced Independent Arbitrator may have decided previous National Arbitration Forum and Forthright arbitration cases involving one or more of the parties in this assigned arbitration case. This is a summary resume of the Arbitrator’s qualifications. 

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