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Mediator Wesley Barrett (Barry) Ross is one of California's most highly respected, skilled alternative dispute resolution experts.  He has a long history of success in helping thousands of parties reach fair, satisfying resolutions to their challenging disputes and disagreements.


Mr. Ross's years of legal and business experience, coupled with his insightful, creative use of the problem-solving approach to resolution in mediation, have brought satisfaction and closure to the participants with consistency in over 1900 mediated cases since 1993. Known for his tenacity, quick mind and cognizance of the critical aspects of a dispute, Mr. Ross brings focus and clarity to the participants, indispensible to effective, meaningful resolution.


His relaxed, personable style and natural ability to connect with people help create a safe, supportive environment that allows participants to consider new cognitions and paths to settlement.   


Mr. Ross is a Certified Mediator, a Member of the California Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, a panelist in numerous mediation and arbitration associations, and a lecturer, trainer and published author in ADR education.  He is consistently called upon by law firms, major banks and lending institutions, businesses and government entities, leading real estate companies, insurance companies, associations and individuals, as well as the courts, to lend his innovative ideas and thoughtful communication skills to parties interested in swiftly reaching intelligent, workable solutions through the ADR process.


Mr. Ross helps participants avoid tedious, time-consuming, expensive litigation - a true advantage considering today's challenging economy and crowded court systems.


Call ROSS Mediation Services today to resolve your dispute!


Practice areas


  1. Mediation: 90%
  2. Arbitration: 10%


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ROSS Mediation Services

539 N. Glenoaks Blvd. Suite 305
Burbank, CA, 91502


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
TrainerROSS Conflict Resolution Center1997 - Present
Certified MediatorROSS Mediation Services1993 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Academy of Distinguished NeutralsMemberN/A
Association of Real Estate AttorneysMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMember, Litigation, Business Law, Real Property Law SectionsN/A
California Association of RealtorsBoard Mediator & ArbitratorN/A
Los Angeles Superior CourtMediator, Settlement Referee, Judge Pro TemN/A
San Fernando Valley Bar AssociationMediator PanelistN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationDispute Resolution AssociateN/A
American Bar AssociationSection of Dispute ResolutionN/A
Association for Conflict ResolutionPractitioner MemberN/A
Southern California Mediation AssociationProfessional MemberN/A
California Real estate Expert WitnessesMemberN/A
Glendale Bar AssociationVice President2010 - 2011
Burbank Bar AssociationPresident2009 - 2011
Publication nameTitleDate
Real Estate Investors InstituteCertified CID Specialist®: A Prof RE Agent's Guide to Listing & Selling CIDs2009
TextADR for Real Estate Agents2003
CARCalifornia Real Estate Disclosures2001
TextEffective Use of MediationN/A
TextAvoiding Malpractice in MediationN/A
TextUsing Mediation and Arbitration in the Real Estate IndustryN/A
California Association of Realtors®Statewide Realtor® Leadership Training Program for Realtors(r)N/A
Los Angeles TimesColumnist-"Legally Speaking"N/A
Daily NewsColumist-Ask the Real Estate Attorney (TM)N/A
TextWorking Professionally with Homeowners AssociationsN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Southern CaliforniaAccounting and FinanceM.B.A1976
Southwestern University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1976
University of Southern CaliforniaAcounting and FinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Certified CID Specialist CourseCertified Condominium Specialist Course-DRE Training2011
Call for more information.Mediation-Arbitration Training & LecturesN/A