Jeffrey L. Crafts -Mediator
(714) 323-0697

About Us

jeffcrafts

Legal

  • 37 years in high intensity litigation practice
  • Practiced in both State and Federal Courts
  • 20 years membership in American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Litigated throughout California (Orange, LA, San Diego, Riverside, San Francisco, El Dorado, and Sacramento Counties)
  • Managing partner of a 65-70 member law firm for 15 years
  • Founding partner of a boutique firm currently based in Orange County
  • History of handling both Title and Personal Injury matters including as Lead counsel:
    • Major easement disputes
    • Multi-million dollar Mechanic’s Lien matters and subsequent appeals
    • Catastrophic personal injury including multiple brain injury trials and wrongful death
    • Bad Faith cases
    • Construction Defect
    • Employment Matters
  • 2015 settlement of plaintiff injury matter for over $1.8M.

Business

  • Over 25 years in management positions for law firm of 120-130 employees
  • 8 year membership in The Executive Committee, now “Vistage”
  • Principal in software start-up company personally raising $1M

Presentations

  • Lecturer at Industry Conferences
    • Brain Injury Litigation
    • Claims Regulations and Claims Practices
    • Nationwide tour of lectures on Black Box Technology as if affected Constitutional Privacy Issues
  • CEB lecturer
    • Discovery Practice
    • Evidence

Volunteer

  • Pro Bono services as mediator through the LA County Bar Association Superior Court Programs
  • Pro Bono services as mediator with the Orange County Human Relations Group
  • Member for 7 years on the Board of the Orange Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Orange the last 3 years serving on that Board’s Executive Committee
  • Pro bono legal services to members of the La Cursillo Movement
  • Served on Board for Children Special Education Program
  • Coach for multiple boy and girl programs in Baseball, Basketball, and Soccer