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Richard E. Buck, Esq., Joins JAMS in Orange County

Richard E. Buck, Esq., Joins JAMS in Orange County

Experienced litigator joins JAMS as arbitrator, mediator and special master/referee

New Panelist Announcement

Irvine, Calif. – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition of Richard E. Buck, Esq., to its panel. Mr. Buck joins JAMS following a widely respected 38-year legal career.

Based in Orange County, Mr. Buck will serve as an arbitrator, mediator and special master/referee, handling construction defect, insurance, personal injury, professional liability and real property disputes. He is available to conduct sessions in person, as well as virtually for attorneys and their clients across the country.

“Mr. Buck is known for his calm demeanor, patience and ability to handle even the most complex of disputes. His expertise and knowledge of ADR will serve him well in this new role, and we are confident that he’ll make an excellent addition to our JAMS panel.”
 - Chris Poole, JAMS CEO

As a litigation attorney, Mr. Buck specialized in complex commercial and residential projects (including long-cause matters), insurance coverage, real estate (disclosure, misrepresentation and flipper cases), class actions, homeowners’ associations, major land subsidence/geotechnical defects, medical malpractice, wrongful death/catastrophic personal injury, subrogation, and general tort/negligence and product defect cases.

“My litigation experience, common-sense approach and attentive listening skills allow me to quickly assess avenues to a reasonable settlement, whether the case is a simple matter involving two parties or a complex, multiparty dispute. I’m thrilled for this next chapter in my career as a neutral at JAMS.”
- Richard E. Buck, Esq.

Mr. Buck received his B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles and his J.D. from Washburn University.

About JAMS – Local Solutions. Global Reach.

Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution services worldwide. JAMS successfully resolves and manages business and legal disputes by providing efficient, cost-effective and impartial ways to overcome barriers at any stage of conflict. JAMS offers customized in-person, virtual and hybrid resolution services locally and globally through a combination of industry-specific experience, first-class client service, the latest technology and highly trained mediators and arbitrators.

With a roster of over 400 neutrals and 29 locations, JAMS resolves thousands of the world’s important cases every year. JAMS neutrals are adept at managing the resolution process whether they are conducting in-person, virtual or hybrid hearings.

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Richard E.  Buck, Esq.
  • Construction
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property

Media Contact

For further information, please contact:

Kristine Snyder

JAMS Director, Public Relations & Content 

+1 949-224-4614 (Direct Dial)

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