Lori B. Sanford, J.D., M.B.A., Attorney at Law

Education

  • 2017- La Sierra University: M.B.A. - concentrated focus on Healthcare Management
  • 1991- McGeorge School of Law: J.D.
  • 1988- University of California, San Diego-B.A. – Graduation with Honors

Bar and Court Admissions

  • State Bar of California, 1991, Connecticut, 1994 and New York, 1995
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1991, Second Circuit, 1995
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California, 1991
  • United States District Court for Southern District of New York, 1995
  • United States District Court for Eastern District of New York, 1995
  • United States Supreme Court, 1995

Mediation and Arbitration Experience – 2009 to present

  • Lori Sanford Law, PC
  • Riverside County Superior Court Mediation and Arbitration panels
  • Riverside County Superior Court "Top 10" award Civil panel
  • Desert Bar Association Judicial Liaison and First Friday Settlement Conference Program coordinator
  • Desert Bar Association Mediation Chair 2017- present, panelist  2009 -  present
  • Desert Bar Association Fee Arbitration Chair 2017-2020
  • Palm Springs Life Top Attorney, Arbitration and Mediation category 2017-2020
  • Riverside County Bar Association Dispute Resolution Service, Trial Assignment Mediator, Arbitration and Mediation panelist February 2018 - present
  • American Arbitration Association Arbitration and Mediation panelist (Commercial, Consumer and Employment panels) 2019 - present
  • California Association of Realtors Mediator, 2020 - present

Litigation Experience 1991 to present

  • Los Angeles-Insurance defense litigator-1991 to 1994-representing the County of Los Angeles in larger civil cases.
  • New York-Senior Trial Attorney- in house counsel for Royal Sun Alliance 1994-2000
  • Independent contractor - motion practice and litigation support 2000-present

Business Experience – 2000 to present

  • Administrator of a surgery office and medical equipment leasing company
  • La Sierra University Adjunct Professor- Business law and ethics

Professional Legal Memberships

  • State Bar of California- 1991 to present
  • Desert Bar Association- 2009 to present, Trustee 2017 - present
  • Inns of Court- 2011 to 2015
  • Riverside County Bar Association, 2018 - present