Ralph Williams has completed more than 3,650 mediations and/or arbitrations. He specializes in disputes involving business litigation, insurance coverage and bad faith, employment, attorney and accountant malpractice and real estate.
Mr. Williams is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the State Bar of California, the International Academy of Mediators, the Southern California Mediation Association, the California Dispute Resolution Council and the Association of Conflict Resolution. He volunteers his dispute resolution skills to the Los Angeles County Superior Court and the Los Angeles County Bar Attorney’s Fee Dispute Panel.
He has completed the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Services Mediation Training Program and the American Arbitration Association’s Basic and Advanced training for arbitrators and mediators. He conducts alternative dispute resolution MCLE, mentors and guest lectures on ADR at UCLA, Pepperdine and Loyolaand publishes a monthly ADR e-newsletter.
Ralph Williams began his legal career in 1972 at Wyman, Bautzer, Rothman & Kuchel and co-founded King & Williams in 1975. He litigated cases in the above areas for 25 years before becoming a full time neutral in 1998. He received his B.S. (1970) and J.D. (1972) from Glendale University, College of Law.