After 25 years on the San Diego Superior Court bench, Judge Linda Quinn joined Judicate West in 2012. She is available for mediations, arbitrations, and all other private judging assignments. While on the bench she handled hundreds of settlement conferences in her sixteen years in the civil department, as well as sitting in the Family Court for four years. She also conducted settlement conferences for the Fourth District Court of Appeals while on a special assignment to that court. While serving with the superior court, Judge Quinn enjoyed a reputation for being fair, bright, thoughtful and courteous. Since joining Judicate West, she has mediated and arbitrated employment, family, medical malpractice, real property matters, personal injury, legal malpractice and various types of business/commercial matters. Clients have noted "she worked very hard at settling our case. She is a great listener and cares."
"Very patient and conciliatory, which was a big plus."
- Attorney on a business/contractual dispute
"Judge Quinn was wonderful, very helpful, and very articulate in explaining all the issues to my client. "
- Attorney on an Employment Discrimination case
"Judge Quinn did a great job bringing the parties together and obtaining a settlement.
She did a great job getting the case into position to resolve."
- Attorney, San Francisco, CA
"The case did not settle, but Judge Quinn was effective in conveying an untraditional offer and demand on a challenging case."
- Attorney on a Real Estate/Property Damage case
"Linda Quinn was sensational in this challenging effort. Evaluative and persuasive. Very prepared.
Got this tough case settled.
- Attorney on a Personal Injury case
"Judge Quinn is one of the best mediators in San Diego. She is caring, thoughtful, and immediately establishes a rapport with the parties that benefits the mediation process. She is clearly emphatetic to the client's experience."
- Attorney on an Employment Sexual Harassment case
"Judge Quinn took time before the mediation to get to know the issues and the attorneys, and this
really made for a better result. We could not have been happier."
- Attorney, Orange County, CA
"As Judge Quinn was a highly respected member of our Bench in San Diego, she is an excellent, highly-skilled, and patient mediator. I highly recommend Judge Quinn, regardless of the nature of your legal dispute."
- Attorney on a Commercial Credit Law case
Medical Malpractice failure to diagnose with numerous health care providers.
Personal guarantee of loan claim v. claims of violation of warehouse loan agreement.
Wrongful foreclosure of complex loan structure.
Business fraud claims among partners and spouses.
Mediated a dispute between a publicly traded company and the New York Stock Exchange. The company, which was in a deal to distribute medical marijuana in Brazil and other South American countries, couldn’t figure out how they could be on the New York Stock Exchange when their business violates federal law.
Employment discrimination due to inability to perform in hostile work environment.
Wage and Hour
Refusal to permit long time employee to return to work following long disability with wage and hour claims.
Wage and Hour Class Action
Statewide wage and hour consumer class action.
Whistleblower Wrongful Term
Whistleblower discrimination claims in highly regulated business.
Family Law Issues
Marriage dissolution involving extended family members as partners in the spouses' closely held business.
IP Trade Secrets
Trade secrets violations involving electronically stored data of international company.
Wrongful death of high earning family member with unique dependent issues.
Medical malpractice orthopedic surgery.
Professional Malpractice Legal
Mediation of legal malpractice claim while underlying case pending.