635 Camino de los Mares
San Clemente, California 92673
Telephone: (949) 443-9030
Facsimile: (949) 443-9035
Firm: Dirk Bruinsma Mediations
After many years of litigation, Mr. Bruinsma has decided to focus his practice on helping parties resolve their conflicts through mediation.
Mr. Bruinsma is a certified mediator, having completed training in compliance with the California Dispute Resolution Programs Act. Mr. Bruinsma received further training through the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution which is affiliated with the Pepperdine University School of Law.
Education & Awards
Grand Valley State University B.S.
Thomas M. Cooley Law School J.D.
ATLA Masters in Advocacy;
Los Angeles Superior Court, named "All purpose Mediator of the Year" for 2008;
State Bar of Michigan (1978);
State Bar of California (1982);
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit;
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit;
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit;
United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan;
United States District Court for the Western District of Texas;*
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois;*
United States District Court for the District of Maryland;*
United States District Court for the Western District of Washington;*
United States District Court for the Central, Eastern and Southern Districts of California.
*Pro Hoc Vice
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Richard C. Hannegan
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