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May 12, 2022 — MCLE Luncheon via Zoom — David S. Bright

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We are very pleased to welcome as our speaker for this event:
David S. Bright
Founding partner of local law firm White & Bright


Thursday, May 12, 2022
12:00 pm via
Zoom meeting


We are very pleased to have David S. Bright, founding partner of local law firm White & Bright, and mediator with West Coast Resolution Group, as our May speaker. After 45 years of litigation, dispute resolution, and mediation experience involving real estate, trusts and business disputes, Mr. Bright retired to pursue his passion of mediating cases to successful and cost-effective conclusions. He draws on his extensive experiences as both a lawyer and private mediator in speaking to our group about The New CAR RPA-CA: What’s It All About?  in which he will walk participants through the banner changes that have been made to this cornerstone real estate form, and will explore their implications for both you and your clients.   

Additionally, Mr. Bright will provide us with a Legal Update on Hot Issues in the current real estate Seller’s market, with some important “takeaway” considerations.

The program will provide 1.0 hr general CLE credit.


Information about David S. Bright:

David S. Bright is a founding partner of White and Bright, LLP, which was established in 1981. Mr. Bright is an AV Preeminent® rated trial attorney by the MartindaleHubbell national directory, gaining professional and national recognition after successfully trying cases in real estate and trust litigation, and frequently lecturing and writing about various issues pertaining to real estate law and disputes. 

After 45 years of practice, Mr. Bright retired in 2020 from the practice of law to become a mediator with West Coast Resolution Group. In retiring from practice, Mr. Bright continues his career as a mediator which began years ago. He has extensive experience as a private dispute mediator of real estate and business disputes. 

His related experience includes acting as a judge pro tem of the San Diego Superior Court, as a court-appointed discovery referee, and court appointed settlement officer and arbitrator. He also spearheaded the two-attorney volunteer settlement panels to assist the Superior Court (North County) in resolving cases when they were initially filed and answered. 

His passion to mediate cases to a negotiated resolution stems from his representation of parties in thousands of litigated disputes over four plus decades of practice. Knowing full well the economic as well as emotional cost, and uncertainty of litigation, Mr. Bright is dedicated to finding mutual resolution to cases through mediation, in the most economical and expeditious context possible.   Mr. Bright has extensive pretrial and trial experience (both bench and jury) with an emphasis on complex real estate, business, financial abuse and trust litigation. He was also the lead of the firm’s transactional group with an emphasis on real estate matters. 

Mr. Bright has testified as an expert witness in the California Superior Court on real estate issues as well as broker and attorney standard of care issues.  Real estate matters litigated and mediated by Mr. Bright, and for which he is available to mediate, include but are not limited to: 

    –    buyer/seller/agent disputes
    –    deposit disputes
    –    commission disputes
    –    partition
    –    landlord/tenant disputes (commercial and residential)
    –    commercial and residential lease matters
    –    title issues/ easement cases/ trespass claims/ boundary adjustments/neighbor dispute
    –    owners/homeowner association matters and disputes
    –    foreclosure issues
    –    mechanics’ lien actions/ homeowner/contractor disputes
    –    breach of contract and construction defects issues in the context of real estate contracts
    –    transactions (commercial, residential and bare land)
    –    specific performance cases 


Contact Information for Mr. Bright:

To reach David Bright directly: [email protected]

To schedule a mediation: contact Case Manager, Kathy Purcell, at (619) 238-7282 or [email protected]