As of January 1, 2023, Jim begins his twenty-fourth year as a full time neutral and wants to thank all of the attorneys, clients and claim professionals who have trusted him with their most challenging cases. He has now handled over 3,200 cases in over 4,250 sessions and achieved a 95% settlement rate. In addition, in Jim’s experience to date with more than 550 Zoom sessions, the advent of Zoom has, if anything, improved the odds of early settlement in spite of COVID-19.
Mr. Roberts specializes in mediating complex cases, particularly those involving construction disputes, professional liability, and insurance issues.
Mr. Roberts provides discovery referee services in the fields listed above. He frequently acts in the dual role of a mediator and discovery referee upon the request and stipulation of the parties in large cases. This dual capacity facilitates a more coordinated and effective case management approach.