Robert C. La Salle, Esq.


Professional / Legal Experience
Sole practitioner, private legal practice - Passaic, Totowa and West Paterson, NJ - 1978-2005
Law Secretary - Hon. Fred C. Galda, Superior Court, Bergen County - 1977-1978

Substantial professional experience in all aspects of civil and criminal litigation including automobile negligence and personal injury, uninsured and underinsured motorist claims, arbitration of PIP claims, real estate, bankruptcy, municipal court, criminal defense, family law.

Arbitration / ADR Experience
Forthright Arbitrator
Arbitrator - National Arbitration Forum
Panelist - Passaic County Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel
Member - Passaic County District XI Fee Arbitration Committee
Chairman - Passaic County District XI Fee Arbitration Committee
Member - Passaic County District XI Ethics Committee
Mediator - Passaic County Special Civil Part Mediation Program; Founder of program in 1990
Passaic County Delegate to NJ Complimentary Dispute Resolution Committee Arbitrator - Passaic County Commercial Arbitration Program
No-Fault/Automobile Arbitrator - American Arbitration Association
Court-appointed Condemnation Commissioner - Passaic County
Arbitrator - PIP/UM/UIM claims

Education / Professional Training
Doctor of Jurisprudence, Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Accounting, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ

Professional Admissions / Associations / Achievements
Admitted to practice in New Jersey federal and state courts
Admitted to practice in Florida federal and state courts
Member - Passaic County Bar Association
Trustee - Passaic County Bar Association
Municipal Prosecutor - Borough of North Haledon, NJ
Appointed as Attorney to North Haledon PBA Local #292
Instructor of Business Law - Institute for Financial Education
Professor of Real Estate Law, Litigation, Contract Law - Berkeley College, School of Paralegal Studies, West Paterson and Waldwick, NJ
Judge - New Jersey Mock Trial Program, Passaic County
Attorney Advisor, Mock Trial Program, Manchester Regional High School, Haledon, NJ

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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