Judge Bond has the distinctive experience of having served as a trial judge for nearly twenty years and as a mediator thereafter on cases involving legal, medical, dental, and accounting malpractice and healthcare issues including elder abuse. She has lectured on the effectiveness of mediation in these cases to attorneys and healthcare providers, as well as to nursing home providers. Her experience uniquely qualifies her to focus on the intricacies of healthcare law while at the same time dealing with the emotional issues involved. Judge Bond is widely respected for her neutrality and objectivity, and she has achieved an extremely high settlement rate.
- Accounting Malpractice: Judge Bond has handled several cases involving allegations of improper accounting procedures, failure to give appropriate tax advice, and co-mingling of monies for personal use with business income
- Elder Abuse: Because of confidentiality requirements, Judge Bond is unable to specifically enumerate elder abuse cases she has handled, but she has personally mediated cases in both Northern and Southern California. She has also been specifically requested to mediate cases in Las Vegas, Nevada on a regular basis, and has successfully mediated numerous elder abuse claims resulting in six- and seven-figure dollar settlements
- Legal Malpractice: Judge Bond has mediated and arbitrated numerous matters involving interpretation of partnership agreements, buy-sell agreement, valuations of legal practices as well as claims of legal malpractice including misrepresentation and fee disputes
- Medical and Dental Malpractice: Judge Bond has 25 years of extensive experience in medical and dental mediations, arbitrations, and trials involving allegations of negligence for failure to diagnosis; failure to perform procedures in conformity with the standard of care; failure to adequately explain consequences of procedures and/or courses of treatment; failure to involve other specialties; and failure to provide adequate follow up care