SAN DIEGO, 06 July 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Judicate West, a leading California provider of private dispute resolution services, has added San Diego County Superior Court elder Judge Frederick L. Link to its list of third parties. neutral. Based in the San Diego office, he is available as a mediator, arbitrator and private judge for statewide cases.
“After 40 years on the bench, Judge Link brings a wealth of experience to our list of neutrals, and we are delighted to offer his services to our clients. His reputation as an excellent civil trial and settlement judge speaks for itself. Judge Link’s philosophy that all cases can and should be resolved, combined with his straightforward approach, preparation and hard work will surely benefit our clients statewide,” said Mark Kaufman, Executive Vice President of market development at Judicate West.
Judge Link brings over 50 years of combined legal experience, including the past four decades as a San Diego County judge. He was elected to sit on the bench of the San Diego County Superior Court in 1990, following a nine-year term as a San Diego Municipal Court judge. He has presided over a variety of criminal and civil matters, including personal injury, wrongful death, business/commercial, employment, professional and medical negligence, and real estate. Judge Link began his legal career in the San Diego County District Attorney’s office before spending 12 years in private practice.
Outside of the courtroom, Judge Link is a Fellow of the Center for Justice & Accountability, and sits on the Judicial Advisory Board of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers. He created a program called Justice 101, a reality awareness program that teaches high school students about the justice system. Since its inception, thousands of high school graduates have taken the program. Judge Link is also involved in developing and chairing various anti-drug, anti-gang, and pro-education conferences and forums for middle and high schools.
Justice Link recently received the President’s Award for Outstanding Service and Dedication to Preserving the Right to Trial by Jury from the American Board of Trial Advocates, San Diego Chapter. He has also received the San Diego County Law Society’s Outstanding Lawyer Award, the Channel 10 Community Leadership Award, and the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of San Diego Law School. Justice Link received his JD from the University of San Diego Law School (1968) and his BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara (1965).
About Judicate West
Judicate West is a leading provider of private dispute resolution services in California with a distinguished roster of proven neutrals, including retired state and federal court judges, as well as professional mediators and arbitrators from from a wide variety of practice areas. Founded in 1993, the firm prides itself on maintaining the utmost integrity in providing innovative solutions to all types of civil litigation. The company’s successful formula involves high-level neutrals, an excellent corporate culture and an experienced team of ADR professionals dedicated to providing a benchmark service in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). Judicate West has offices in Santa Ana, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego and San Francisco.