Hon. Gerald Rosenberg (Ret.) joined ADR Services, Inc. in 2019 after an impressive 44-year career as a civil litigator, Court Commissioner, and Judge of the Superior Court. He is available for mediations, arbitrations, reference assignments, mock trials, and private trials.
After graduating from Southwestern Law School, Judge Rosenberg established a successful civil litigation practice in Sherman Oaks, specializing in real estate, business, family law, personal injury, and construction cases. He maintained his litigation practice until he was appointed by the judges as a Court Commissioner in 1995. He served in this role for both the Beverly Hills and Santa Monica Courthouses until he was elevated to a judgeship in 2000.
Judge Rosenberg is well regarded as a learned and considerate jurist with an impeccable judicial temperament and a thorough knowledge and application of the law. After initial assignments in Criminal Preliminary Hearings and Trials, Civil Trials, Family Law, and Probate, Judge Rosenberg spent the majority of his career presiding over Unlimited Jurisdiction Civil Cases in the Santa Monica courthouse, earning a reputation for his patience, extensive preparation, and evenhanded rulings. In addition, he served as Assistant Supervising Judge and later Supervising Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court West District.
In recognition of his judicial achievements, Judge Rosenberg was named the 2017 Trial Judge of the Year by the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and the 2011 Outstanding Judicial Officer by Southwestern Law School.
JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT, LOS ANGELES SUPERIOR COURT, SANTA MONICA (2000-2019)
COURT COMMISSIONER, LOS ANGELES SUPERIOR COURT, SANTA MONICA (2000)
COURT COMMISSIONER, BEVERLY HILLS MUNICIPAL COURT, BEVERLY HILLS (1995-2000)
2017 TRIAL JUDGE OF THE YEAR, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
2011 OUTSTANDING JUDICIAL OFFICER, Southwestern Law School
SOLE PRACTITIONER, LAW OFFICE OF GERALD ROSENBERG (1985-1995)
JUDGE PRO TEM FOR THE MUNICIPAL COURT (1980-1995)
PRINCIPAL, MALMUTH & ROSENBERG, A LAW CORPORATION (1975-1985)
OFFICIAL STATISTICIAN, LOS ANGELES RAIDERS, EL SEGUNDO (1982-1994)
YOUTH SERVICES PROGRAM, LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (1968-1973)
1975 SOUTHWESTERN LAW SCHOOL, J.D., Dean’s List
1972 CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTHRIDGE, B.A., Political Science
2019 “MEDIATING THE LITIGATED CASE”, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution (6-day training)