Douglas A. Glass is a full-time mediator in San Diego, California, and devotes his entire professional practice exclusively to mediations. Since becoming a full-time mediator in 2001, Doug has been selected as the mediator in over 3,000 cases establishing him as one of the most accomplished, experienced and popular mediators in California. He has a first class reputation for hard work, thorough preparation, pinpoint case evaluations, sincere and straightforward conversations, engaging the parties in critical analysis of the factual and legal issues, being a positive and tireless leader helping the parties find creative solutions, not letting the parties quit, being tough on the problem, and inspiring the parties to determine and craft their own outcome to the dispute. Doug is among an elite handful of mediators based in San Diego County who has been listed in The Daily Journal's Top 50 Neutrals in California for 2013, the prestigious Best Lawyers in America® (2008-2014) and San Diego Super Lawyers(R) (2010-2011) in the category of Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution. He is also recognized as one of the top mediators in San Diego and Southern California by San Diego Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, and U.S. News & World Report.
Between 1982 and 2001, Doug was a civil trial attorney with an emphasis on real estate, personal injury, and construction defect litigation. He primarily represented plaintiffs, but developed an expertise in defending home inspectors and, as a result, did a significant amount of insurance defense work for construction and design professionals. Doug tried over 100 cases during his career and continues to be AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. In 1997, Doug was honored by the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego with an Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award. In 2001, he was recognized by the California Real Estate Inspection Association as one of the twenty-five most influential individuals in the twenty-five year history of CREIA.