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May 10, 2024

On the Team

Being a former union worker helps retired justice James Lambden connect with parties.

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General Litigation, Probate, Discovery
Gary Wagner / Special to the Daily Journal

James Lambden spent 17 years on the 1st District Court of Appeal and seven years before that on the Alameda County Superior Court, including four years handling the law-and-motion calendar. That assignment "gave me probably two or three PhDs or LLMs in civil procedure," he said.

As a mediator, though, he sometimes begins by telling participants that he used to belong to the Teamsters. "That helps to convince the clients to trus... (continued)

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