Neutral Profile



  • Available in Orange County, Southern California
  • Available for Mediation, Arbitration, and Private Judging assignments


In January 2005, after 20+ years of service, Hon. C. Robert Jameson retired from the Orange County Superior Court where he was the Supervising Judge of the Complex Civil Litigation Panel. Prior to that assignment, he was the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court for two years and Presiding Judge of the Appellate Division for several years. He also spent 10 years actively trying, and settling hundreds of civil matters on the Civil Panel. Judge Jameson brings his experience and excellent reputation as one of Orange County's most respected Judges to the private sector where he will specialize in resolving complex commercial disputes, real property, medical malpractice, product liability, and other serious tort matters. His call it as he sees it approach, consistency, great work ethic and commitment to the legal community have garnered him recognition from numerous organizations including "Judge of the Year" awards from ABOTA, Consumer Attorney's of California, OCBA Business Litigation section, Orange County Trial Lawyers and many other sections of the bar. Those who know him as a judge, former civil litigator or college football player, say his intense competitive spirit drives him to work exceptionally hard to settle even the most challenging matters.


  • Complex Commercial Disputes
  • Employment related matters
  • Lender Liability
  • Real Property including Inverse Condemnation and Eminent Domain
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability and other serious tort matters.

Hobbies & Interests

In his spare time, Judge Jameson's hobbies include collecting things such as sports memorabilia, classic legal prints, and Howard Taft memorabilia. Judge Jameson also enjoys attending college and pro sporting events gardening and classic country music.


Judge Jameson's skill and commitment to bringing the parties to settlement in a heavily contested matter with both significant sums in issue, as well as, strong emotional issues was remarkable and greatly appreciated. Few, if any, other mediators could have accomplished the outcome.
- Attorney, Pasadena, California

Experience Summary

Legal Career

  • Judge, Orange County Superior Court (1990-04) Complex Civil Panel (2002-04), Superior Court Appellate Division, Presiding (1998, 1999) Panel (2004)
  • Judge, Orange County Municipal Court (1984-87)
  • Served on the Orange County Superior Court Arbitration Panel prior to his appointment on the bench.
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Whittier Law School (1998-01)
  • Private Practice, Santa Ana handling both Civil & Criminal matters (1979-84)
  • District Attorney, Yolo County (1970-78)
  • Deputy District Attorney, Yolo County (1967-70)
  • Deputy Legislative Counsel, California Legislature (1966-67)

Education & Professional Affiliations

  • J.D. Hastings College of the Law (1966)
  • B.A., Political Science University of California, Davis (1963)
  • President, Banyard Inn of Court (2004-05)
  • Member, Orange County chapter of ABOTA
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association (1979-Present)

Achievements & Awards

  • Judge Jameson has been awarded “Judge of the Year” nine times over the course of his career by organizations such as: Celtic Bar Association (2001), Orange County Trial Lawyers (2000), The American Board of Trial Advocates (1999), Consumer Attorneys of California (1997) and the Hispanic Bar.
  • He was also awarded “Alumnus of the Year, by the Hastings College of the Law Alumni Association (1992).

Legal Experience

  • Complex Commercial Disputes
  • Employment related matters
  • Lender Liability
  • Real Property including Inverse Condemnation and Eminent Domain
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability and other serious tort matters.

Recent Representative Cases

Downtown Los Angeles

601 S. Figueroa
Ste 3400
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: 213.223.1113
Fax      : 213.223.1114

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West Los Angeles

11601 Wilshire Blvd
Ste 2040
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 310.442.2100
Fax      : 310.442.2125

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San Diego

402 W. Broadway
Ste 2400
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619.814.1966
Fax      : 619.814.1967

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Santa Ana

1851 East First Street
Ste 1600
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Phone: 714.834.1340
Fax      : 714.834.1344

Orange County Mediation

San Francisco

100 Pine Street
Ste 1950
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415.266.1242
Fax      : 415.266.1243

San Francisco Mediation


980 9th Street
Suite 2200
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916.394.8490
Fax      : 916.394.8495

Sacramento Mediation