Real Estate Mediation Center

Allen M. Gruber, Esq.


Allen M. Gruber, Esq.

7777 Alvarado Road, Suite 700
La Mesa, California 91942-8187
Telephone: (619) 549-8069
Facsimile: (619) 924-8140

Current Employment

Gruber & Donnet, APLC and University of San Diego


California Attorney Bar # 045276 – January 15, 1970
California RE Broker # 01842437 – May 8, 2008

General Experience

Real Estate Litigation 50+ years
Commercial Arbitrator 30 + years
Clinical Professor of Law 30+ years


Commercial and Residential Real Estate Disputes

Mediation Experience

Mediating with Real Estate Mediation Center since 2008; Approved with San Diego Superior Court since January 20

Mediation Experience

Mediating with Real Estate Mediation Center since 2008; Approved with San Diego Superior Court since January 2010

Representative Issues

Sale and Financing of both Residential and Commercial Real Estate,; Contract Litigation; Fraud; Failure to Disclose; Commission, Valuation, and Fiduciary Duty Disputes; Broker and Attorney Responsibilities; Title, Lender, and Escrow Issues

Multi-Party Mediations

Approximately 1/3 involve more than two parties

Mediates Cases

Approximately 25-30

Mediation Experience as an Advocate or Party

Participated in more than 150 mediations, as both an advocate and neutral

Mediation Philosophy

Mediation is party driven with the goal to assist parties in resolving their disputes; evaluative and facilitative processes are employed

Mediation References

Hon. Wayne Peterson, Retired:
225 Broadway,# 1400, SD 92101
David Bright, Esq., White and Bright, LLP
970 Canterbury Lane, Escondido, CA 92025

Ajay Gupta, Esq., Senior Partner
Gupta, Evans and Associates, PC
1620 5th Avenue, Suite 650, San Diego, CA 92101

ADR Training

Strauss Institute, Pepperdine University (22.5 hrs); NCRC (32 hrs)
National Academy of Conciliators (16 hrs); at least one 4-hour
mediation seminar per year since 2008.

Professional Licenses

California State Bar# 45726; California DRE # 0184243 7

Professional Associations

San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA); National
Association of Realtors (NAR); California Association of Realtors
(CAR); Greater San Diego Association of Realtors (SOAR); Real
Estate Mediation Center (Vice-Chair, 2012; Chair, 2013 and
2014 ); Clinical Professor, University of San Diego School of Law


B.S. – UCLA School of Business Administration – (1966:
Graduated with Honors)
Hastings College of the Law ( 1966-1967: Law Review)
J.D. – UCLA School of Law- 1967-1969


“The Extended Hand of Bily v. Arthur Young & Co.” (SDCCAR
Comm.Rptr., November 1996); “Don’t Forget to Get it in
Writing” (SDCCAR Comm.Rptr., Vol. 2, No. 2); “Brokers Not
Allowed To Stipulate to Reverse Judgments” (The Lawyer’s
Magazine, SDCBA, October 1994); “California’s Lis Pendens
Statute, Parts I and II” (The Advisor, Spring and Fall, 1993)


Per REM C’s Schedule of Fees