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Mediator Information
Name Donald R. Lee
Law Firm Law Office of Donald R. Lee
Location 18415 Whitewater Way, Riverside, CA 92508
Practice Areas
Personal Injury/Wrongful Death and General Civil Litigation and Trials. Experience in a variety of business and commercial areas, including: Real Property, Environmental, Insurance (including Bad Faith and Coverage), Lemon Law/Warranty, Commercial Contracts, Employment/Labor (Employer/Employee), Commercial Transactions, Construction (Injury and Defect), Transportation/Trucking, Product Liability, Manufacturing and Design.
Date of Admission to the California State Bar
1989
First Year Mediation Experience
1990
Education
  • Juris Doctorate, California Western School of Law (1989)
  • Bachelor of Science in Education, Hyles-Anderson College (1986)
 
Bar Memberships
  • State of California (1989)• U.S. District Court, Southern District of California (1989)
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California (1992)
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California (1992)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California (1992)
 
Professional Association Memberships
  • Member, Riverside County Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Panel member, RCBA Dispute Resolution Service, Inc.
  • Board of Directors, California Baptist Foundation (past)
  • Board of Directors, Miracle Terrace Retirement Home (past)
  • Adjunct Professor, Trinity Law School - taught Civil Procedure, Real Property and Insurance Law (past)
 
Additional Information

Donald R. Lee has practiced law in Riverside since 1992, when he joined Thompson & Colegate as an associate trial attorney. He won numerous jury and court trials and dozens of arbitrations, and was able to resolve hundreds of matters by way of mediation.

In 2001, Lee joined the office of General Counsel at Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc. and rose to the level of Associate General Counsel, where he managed outside counsel in nationwide litigation (including class action and multi-district litigation). He advised corporate management in all types of general corporate matters, including: construction, product liability, regulatory compliance, patent/trademark, labor and employment, warranty and lemon law and presentation of administrative proceedings and litigation.

Since 2009 he has worked in various capacities as an arbitrator and mediator and as a trial attorney, successfully trying jury and court trials in California on a state and federal level.

In June 1989, Lee graduated from the California Western School of Law in San Diego. While in law school, he was a clerk for two judges at the San Diego Superior Court. He also worked in the California Attorney General’s office, where he researched and wrote appeals in the criminal division. Additionally, he was a member of the Advocacy Honors Board and a research assistant for the Administrative Law Competition