A relentless optimist™, Monty McIntyre uses preparation, patience, perception, persuasion, and persistence to creatively help people resolve their disputes. He relentlessly pursues closure. Monty brings a calm and patient demeanor that helps parties navigate difficult emotional issues. He has a unique ability to simplify complex issues and build consensus based upon his extensive experience as a trial lawyer1 and a neutral.
Since 19802, Monty has earned the respect of both the courts and legal colleagues for his intelligence, creativity, hard work, excellent legal representation of his clients (both plaintiffs and defendants), and also his civility and integrity. Throughout his career Monty has consistently served the legal community, including, but not limited to, his service as the President of the San Diego County Bar Association, President of the San Diego Chapter of the American Board of Advocates, member of the National ABOTA Board of Directors, member of the ABA House of Delegates, member of the ABA Standing Committee on Judicial Independence, and member of the Executive Council of the National Conference of Bar Presidents.
One attorney said this about Monty as a mediator: "Mr. McIntyre ranks among the best of the scores of mediators I've used over the years. He is a 'quick read' and was well prepared. A good mediator is an attentive and perceptive listener. With the knowledge he gleaned and his understanding of the issues, Mr. McIntyre worked closely with the parties to craft a creative solution to what would otherwise have been expensive and protracted litigation."
As a full‐time mediator, arbitrator and referee, Monty has conducted over 1,000 mediations and other hearings and handles cases in the following areas: Business, Commercial, Construction, Elder Abuse, Employment and Wage and Hour, Insurance Bad Faith and Coverage, Landlord‐Tenant, Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Probate, Real Property, Torts, and Wrongful Death.