Feb 1, 2023
Hon. Thomas L. Willhite Jr. (Ret.) Joins ADR Services, Inc.
ADR Services, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of retired Court of Appeal Justice Thomas L. Willhite, Jr. to our panel of neutrals.
Justice Willhite brings 18 years of distinguished experience on the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, to his new role with ADR Services, Inc. As an appellate justice, he authored thousands of opinions across a broad range of civil and criminal cases that have shaped the state’s case law over the past two decades. Justice Willhite developed a reputation for the conciseness, clarity, and analytical rigor of his opinions, as well as his command of the law and appellate procedure. He earned high praise from both colleagues and bar members for his collegiality and working through complex cases with accuracy and integrity.
Prior to his appointment to the Court of Appeal, Justice Willhite served as a Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court, including five years presiding over a fast-track civil trial court, where he heard law and motion matters, conducted settlement conferences, and tried cases involving a broad range of civil claims.