Legal Experience

03/07- Present.        WDRC                                     Alamo, CA

            Mediator, Special Master, Discovery Referee, Settlement Referee, and Arbitrator

08/05- 03/07        Law Office of Grant C. Woodruff             San Ramon, CA

            Managing Attorney, Staff Counsel

1997- 07/05        Grant C. Woodruff & Associates                Roseville, CA

                           Managing Attorney, Staff Counsel

1994-1997        Porter, Scott, Weiberg, & Delehant              Sacramento, CA

    Associate Attorney

07/94-09/94      U.S. Small Business Administration            Sacramento, CA


09/93-07/94        Cyril and Crowley                                        San Francisco, CA                                         

    Attorney and paralegal


2007                         Professional Mediation Associates            San Rafael, CA

  1.                                   Certification of Completion of 40 hours of mediation training.

    1. 1993                         Santa Clara University School of Law            Santa Clara, CA

  2.                                    Juris Doctor.  Obtained Public Interest Law Certificate.

    1. 1990                        University of California at Berkeley            Berkeley, CA

  1.                                    A.B. - Political Science.  Minor- Native American Studies.

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

  1. Member of the State Bar of California.

  2. Member of the Contra Costa County Superior Court ADR Panel, the Early Settlement Program of San Francisco Superior Court and the Bar Association of San Francisco, and the Solano County Superior Court Mediator Panel.

Responding to calls in the legal community for affordable, efficient and effective resolution services.

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Grant C. Woodruff — Information and Experience

Experience    Grant has served as a Special Master on several construction defect cases throughout California, working with the parties and Courts in these complex, multi-party matters to bring them to resolution.  Additionally, as a mediator he has worked with parties to successfully resolve hundreds of cases involving personal injury, business litigation, breach of contract, and real estate matters. 

Grant has served on Court ADR panels since 2007 and is currently an ADR panel member in Contra Costa, San Francisco and Solano Counties.

Background   Prior to founding WDRC, Grant was a practicing trial attorney for fourteen years, both in private practice and as a managing attorney for the staff counsel offices of two national insurance companies.  His practice specialized in construction defect, personal injury, real estate, and business litigation.  Grant served as the national construction defect litigation advisor to a major insurance company for eight years. He was also selected by another national insurance company to establish and manage a staff counsel office dedicated to construction defect litigation