JRW

Law and Mediation Offices

Photo - J. Randolph Wallace

J. Randolph Wallace

Courthouse Square
1000 Fourth Street
Suite 580
San Rafael, CA 94901
Tel 415.456.8400
Fax 415.456.8484

JRW Bio

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Randy Wallace was born in San Francisco, raised in Marin County, and educated in Berkeley. He has practiced law in Marin County and the Greater Bay Area since 1978.

Randy was a solo practitioner for 17 years before joining the firm of Ragghianti Thomas Montobbio Wallace (now Ragghianti Freitas) as a partner in 1995. In August 2008, he returned to his roots restarting his own Law and Mediation Office.

He serves as a Special Master in construction disputes and complex cases. He is a guest lecturer for mediation training. He also works with the Marin County Superior Court as a Discovery Referee, Court Appointed-Consent of Parties Referee, Arbitrator, and Pro Tem Settlement Judge. He has been a certified Mediator since 1994. His work as a mediator, special master and ADR provider comprises 20% of his practice. He continues to represent litigants in court and in the ADR process.

Randy has been a member of the Marin County Bar Association Client Relations Committee for over 25 years. He served as its Chair for five years. He was elected to three terms on the Marin County Bar Association Board of Directors. He co-wrote the Mission Statement for the Bar Association. He coordinated the Marin County Bar Association Judicial Performance and Survey Evaluation of the then-sitting Judges and Commissioners. He is a Master of the Richard M. Sangster Inn of Court. He is a member of the Academy of Court Appointed Masters. He received the Marin County Bar Association "Lawyer of the Year Award" being only one of six recipients in the Bar Association's history.

In his thirty years or practicing law, Randy has equally represented Plaintiffs and Defendants in cases from family members and fiduciaries in trust estate and elder abuse litigation, to home owners and contractors in construction defects and contractor claims, to real estate professionals, home inspectors, pest control operators and buyers and sellers in the purchase of property. He has managed and supervised residential and commercial constructions projects.