Robert D. Carrow
Resumé - Curriculum Vitae      

Robert Carrow is qualified as a United States lawyer (CA & NY) and British barrister (England & Wales). He has since 1982 concurrently maintained law offices in California and membership in London barrister chambers. His principal focus an arbitrator and mediator is construction and commercial disputes.

Arbitration & Mediation Provider Affiliations
  • National Arbitration Forum
             Member, arbitration and mediation neutral.
  • London Court of International Arbitration
             Member, arbitration and mediation neutral.
                   European User's Council
                   North American User's Council
Mediation Accreditations and Certifications (Partial)
  • Harvard Law School - Program of Instruction for Lawyers (Mediation)
  • Accredited Mediator - Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), London
  • Certificated, American Bar Association Advanced Mediation And Advocacy Skills
Bar Admissions (Partial)
  • California
  • England & Wales
  • New York
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Stanford University Law School, J.D.
  • University of Minnesota Law School
             Member, Board of Editors, Minnesota Law Review
  • University of Minnesota, B.A.
  • University of Colorado
Court Related Activities
  • Pro-tem and Private Judge Panelist - Superior Court of California - 14 years
  • Settlement Conference Panelist - Superior Court of California - 24 years
Current Professional Activities
  • Conference Chairperson. Center for International Legal Studies, Biennial Arbitration and
    Mediation Colloquium. (Salzburg, Austria. June 15-18, 2006)
  • American Bar Association delegate, Symposium on International Dispute Resolution. The 33
    member delegation included Honorable Stephen G. Breyer, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and ABA president Robert Grey, Jr. (London & Paris, January 23-28, 2005)
  • Judge, annual International Bar Association Conference. Young Lawyers Writing
    Competition Final  (Prague - 2005)
  • Judge, National Finals - American Bar Association Representation in Mediation
    Competition. (Los Angeles - 2005)
  • Judge, American Bar Association student moot court National Appellate Advocacy
    Competition. (San Francisco - 2004, 2005)
  • Speaker, annual International Bar Association Conference. Topic: "International
    Enforcement of Mediated Settlement Agreements"  (Auckland - 2004)
  • Masters Forum Invitee and Dialogue Session Leader, Straus Institute for Dispute
    Resolution (Pepperdine University). Topic: "Global Perspectives, Global Opportunities?" (2003)
  • Speaker, annual International Bar Association Conference. Topic: "Recent
    Developments in International Alternative Dispute Resolution"
    (San Francisco - 2003)
  • Speaker, The Center for International Legal Studies. Topic: "The Law, The Lawyer
    and Alternative Dispute Resolution"  (Heidelberg - 2003)
  • Member, International Bar Association Task Force studying the current text of
    Article 14 of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Conciliation.
    "Enforcement of Mediated/Conciliated Settlements."
Professional Societies (Partial)
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • The Institute for Transnational Arbitration - Member of Advisory Board
  • Association for Conflict Resolution - Practitioner
  • The American Society of International Law - Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association - Member
  • San Francisco Bar Association - Member
  • International Bar Association - Member
  • The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple Inn of Court - Member
  • The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London) - Member
  • The Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR), London - Member
  • Center for International Legal Studies, Austria - Fellow
  • The Society for Advanced Legal Studies, London - Associate Fellow
  • British Institute of International & Comparative Law - Member
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (Martindale-Hubbell)
  • Consultant to Litigation Section, California State Bar Association (1986-1994)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV peer rating 1977 to date
  • Marques Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in Amercia and Who's Who in the World

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