Paul Bielaczyc is a Mediator, an Arbitrator and an Attorney with an extensive background in civil litigation. He has over 20 years experience handling a wide assortment of cases in Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo counties as well as throughout all of California. In 1989 he started his law career as a sole practitioner and was hired in 1991 as an associate handling all aspects of civil litigation. His area of practice included Contracts, Business Disputes, Construction Defect, Employment, Real Estate and Personal Injury. In 2003, he renewed his work as a sole practitioner taking on injury and property claims while also adding Arbitration and Mediation services.
In 2003, after receiving formal training, Mr. Bielaczyc became certified as an ADR professional. His work includes Mediations, Neutral Evaluations and Arbitrations along with acting as a Special Master or Discovery Referee. He has continually offered his services in numerous local forums. He has been active as a Settlement Master of the Santa Barbara and Ventura Superior Courts facilitating Mandatory Settlement Conferences. He is a panelist for the Santa Barbara Superior Court CADRe program, as well as the Ventura County and San Luis Obispo County Superior Court ADR programs. He is also a member of the fee panels for the Ventura Center for Dispute Settlement and Creative Mediation of San Luis Obispo.
Mr. Bielaczyc handles the intricacies of each case with patience, experience and consistency. As a Mediator, Neutral Evaluator or Special Master, he works carefully with all sides to fashion a suitable settlement agreement. As the Arbitrator or Discovery Referee, Mr. Bielaczyc gives full dedication to the case review and analysis process before rendering just and appropriate decisions.