Today's DJ reports that retired Justice Ignazio Ruvolo has joined JAMS as a mediator, arbitrator and special master.
Ruvolo had a 24-year career on the bench, and he has presiding justice in the 1st District Court of Appeal, Division Four from 2006 until last year. He served previously as a justice in Division Two from 1996 to 2006. Earlier, he was a Contra Costa County Superior Court judge.
“I was in the public court system for just about a quarter century, and it was time for me to move on,” Ruvolo said. “I didn’t want to completely retire. I wanted a new adventure.”
Along these same lines, the DJ also reports that former 9th Circuit mediator Lisa Jaye is now at JAMS.