Louise A.  LaMothe

Louise A. LaMothe P.C.
Santa Barbara, CA

Full-time Neutral, Self-employed, 1999-present.  Over twenty-five years of experience handling business litigation in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate level. Have served as an arbitrator or mediator in over 600 matters including 34 large, complex, international or domestic commercial matters, including 10 as panel chair.


ADR education and training experience includes: Faculty, AAA Managing the Arbitration Process for Efficiency & Economy Following the Preliminary Hearing, 2011; Faculty, AAA Muscular Arbitration: Trimming the Fat out of Arbitration, 2011; AAA/ICDR Neutrals Conference, 2010; College of Commercial Arbitrators Annual Meeting, 2011, 2010, 2008; AAA Fall Construction Conference: Planning Resolution Strategies, 2010; Faculty, Mediation with the Masters, ABA Section of Litigation National Institute, 2010; Faculty, AAA Arbitrator Ethics & Disclosure (ACE003), 2010; Faculty, AAA Thorny Questions for Arbitrators, 2008; AAA Dealing With Delay Tactics in Arbitration (ACE004), 2007; Faculty, Santa Barbara County Bar, numerous mediation training programs, 2006; AAA Arbitrator Ethics & Disclosure (ACE003), 2006; AAA Chairing an Arbitration Panel: Managing Procedures, Process & Dynamics (ACE005), 2005.


Stanford University (BA, with distinction, History-1968; JD-1971).