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Mediator Information
Name James J. Manning
Law Firm Reid & Hellyer
Location Riverside
Practice Areas
Media Law, Real Estate, Title Insurance, Contract, Warranty, and Construction Litigation.
Date of Admission to the California State Bar
  • Juris Doctorate, University of La Verne College of Law, Calif.
  • Bachelor's degree, University of California, Riverside
Bar Memberships
  • State of California (1976)
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California (1977)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (1980)
  • U.S. Supreme Court (1999)
Professional Association Memberships
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, Riverside County Bar Association
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association
  • Fee arbitration panel, Orange County Bar Association
  • Panel member, RCBA Dispute Resolution Service, Inc.
Additional Information

James Manning is a senior shareholder in the Riverside and Orange County offices of Reid & Hellyer, one of the Inland Empire's oldest law firms. He was admitted to law practice in California in 1976 and has been with Reid & Hellyer since then.

Manning’s general civil practice has emphasized real estate, title insurance, escrow, property tax, media law, warranty and construction litigation throughout Southern California since 1977. He has also handled transactional work in his practice areas.

Additionally, he has served in numerous matters as a private mediator or arbitrator, both in his areas of emphasis and otherwise. He currently serves on the fee arbitration panel for Orange County Bar Association and on the panel for RCBA Dispute Resolution Service, Inc. He has been a panelist for many programs for lawyers and non-lawyers dealing with construction, real estate, court access, public meetings, public records and constitutional issues.

Manning is or has been a member of the California Land Title Association, the First Amendment Coalition, the California Newspaper Publishers Association, the Associated General Contractors of California, the Superior Court Arbitration Panel, the Riverside County Bar Association, the San Bernardino County Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association, the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association. He has been actively involved in numerous civic and community groups his entire life, having served on the boards for several.

Manning is rated "AV" by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, the highest rating given by the most prestigious attorney rating directory in the United States.

Manning regularly blogs at www.rhlaw.com/blog