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Troy D. Roe, Esq.

  • Available in Orange County, All of California
  • Mediation Only


Since 1999, Troy Roe has been a full-time Neutral and specializes exclusively in Mediation. He has had over two decades of experience resolving all types of disputes, both in Private Law Practice and as Judge Pro Tempore in Orange County Superior court. Through his hard work and dedication at resolving big injury cases with challenging legal issues, Mr. Roe has become one of Southern California's most requested Mediators. For several years since 2002, he has been selected by the Daily Journal as one of California's Top Neutrals. Both plaintiff and defense concur; he is an attentive listener who understands the parties and their issues. He knows how to explore all the legal, business and personal ramifications, and he is especially proficient at guiding parties to reach resolution. Among our clients' comments: "Mr. Roe is knowledgeable, patient, hardworking and accommodating with his time" and "you can really see how much he is dedicated to helping the parties," another attorney commented "He is straightforward and cuts right to the issues and doesn't waste anyone's time." "He was wonderful to work with and I would use him anytime." Troy is a Fellow with the International Academy of Mediators and is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).


Hobbies & Interests

Mr. Roe retired from practicing law to pursue his love of golf and Mediation.

Legal Career

  • Full-time Neutral (1999-Present)
  • Private General Civil Practice, most recently as Law Offices of Troy D. Roe, (1976-99)
  • Chair and Faculty Member, College of Trial Advocacy (1981-98)
  • Judge Pro Tempore, Arbitrator and Member of Approved Panel of Arbitrators & Mediators, Orange County Superior Court (1981-Present)

Education & Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, International Academy of Mediators
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law (1976)
  • B.A., California State University, Long Beach (Cum Laude) (1973)
  • Board Member, Orange County Bar Association (1990-96)
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association; Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles
  • President & Former Board Member, Orange County Trial Lawyers Association (1987)
  • Member, Board of Governors, California Trial Lawyers Association (1986-89)
  • Former Member, Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • Mediation and Settlement Skills Training, Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution

Achievements & Awards

  • Mr. Roe was selected by the Daily Journal as one of California's Top Neutral's for almost every year since it's inception in 2002 (including 2014) and was awarded CTL-PAC Chairman's Award for Excellent Service in 1984 and 1985.
  • Additionally, he was honored CTLA Certificates of Recognition in General Personal Injury, Experienced Trial Lawyer and Products Liability.

Legal Experience

  • All Types of Personal Injury Matters
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Business/Contract Disputes

Representative Case Information

Recent Representative Cases


Product Liability

  • Products Liability and Negligence action against multiple defendants requiring 4 sessions of mediation. Plaintiff suffered gasoline burns over 40 percent of his body. Settlement: $22 million.
  • Pool chemicals exploded when mixed. Plaintiff claimed failure to warn. Settlement: $3 million.
  • Stage collapsed injuring minor plaintiff. Claim was for failure to warn and design flaw in stage itself. Settlement: $2 million.
  • Plaintiff claimed a boom lift manufactured by defendant was "top heavy" by design. Injuries included traumatic brain injury (mild). Settlement: $2 million.
  • In home steam unit was defectively designed causing burns to both legs below the knees. Settlement: $1.25 million.


Catastrophic Injury

  • Three Plaintiffs suffered multiple individual injuries from a natural gas explosion during the building of an office building. Settlements: $16 million, $14.25 million and $9.5 million.
  • Moderate traumatic brain injury and multiple orthopedic injuries suffered in an unwitnessed fall. Settlement: $4.5 million.
  • Drunk driver who is alleged to be in the course and scope of his employment seriously injures the plaintiff. Settlement: $4.5 million.
  • Truck vs. Bicycle accident. Plaintiff (age 76) sustained a below the knee amputation. Settlement: $5.8 million.

Wrongful Death

  • Wrongful Death of 21 year old survived by his parents. Settlement: $2.8 million.
  • Wrongful Death of a 14 year old survived by her parents. Others in the car are also injured. Settlement: $5.1 million (policy limits).
  • 23 Plaintiffs injured in a bus roll-over. 22 cases settled in a single session of mediation.
  • Plaintiff claimed railroad track guard mechanical failure resulting in wrongful death. Settlement: $2.2 million.

Personal Injury

  • Plaintiff (a minor) lost an eye from the illegal use of fireworks by the defendant. Defendant's insurance carrier refused to settle for policy limits ($100,000) and plaintiff's counsel argued "open policy." Settlement: $2.25 million.
  • Construction site accident. Settlement: $2.45 million.
  • Work place injury. Plaintiff fell from a make-shift scaffold. Defendant alleged comparative fault. Serious ankle fracture. Settlement: $1.9 million.

Professional Malpractice

Medical Malpractice

  • Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff injured in a bar fight and is rushed to the emergency room. Plaintiff claimed slow response by the medical team caused an anoxic event and brain damage. Settlement: $3.2 million.
  • Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff argued his medical team failed to monitor his sodium levels such that he suffered brain damage. Settlement: $4.5 million.
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