Kate Rabassa Wallen, Esq.


Professional / Legal Experience
Solo Practitioner - 2011-present
Partner - Wallen & Wallen - 1996-2010
Of Counsel - Wallen & Beakley - 1993-1996
Associate - Horn, Kaplan, Goldberg, Gorny & Daniels - 1986-1993

Substantial professional experience handling personal injury and insurance cases on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants.

Arbitration / ADR Experience
Forthright Arbitrator
Arbitrator - National Arbitration Forum  
Arbitrator - American Arbitration Association
Arbitrator - Superior Court of New Jersey
DRP Representative - American Arbitration Association No-Fault Advisory Council, 1999-2001

Education / Professional Training
Cardozo School of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1985
Notes and Comments Editor, Cardozo Law Review
Dartmouth College, Bachelor of Arts, 1982
Completed American Arbitration Association No-Fault Arbitrator Training, February 2003, September 2002, October 2001, November 2000, September 2000, March 2000, and July 1999
Certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court, 1993-2000

Professional Admissions / Associations / Achievements
Admitted to Practice in New Jersey, 1985
Member - District 1 Ethics Committee, 1991-1995
Speaker - 2003 Conference on ADR & Insurance Issues, ICLE (New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education)

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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