Judge Joe Hilberman served on the Los Angeles Superior Court from 2002 through 2009 following a 27-year career in civil litigation. Judge Hilberman is currently a full time mediator, arbitrator and discovery referee with ADR Services, Inc., throughout California, handling personal injury, employment, medical malpractice and other professional liability, tort, business, real estate, construction, homeowners’ association and related disputes.
Judge Hilberman was recognized by the Los Angeles Chapter of ABOTA as "Jurist of the Year" in 2008 and by the Los Angeles Daily Journal as one of the “50 Best Neutrals” in California each year from 2009. Having authored many articles for legal journals, Judge Hilberman has served as an adjunct professor at the UCLA School of Law, Loyola Law School, and guest lecturer at both Pepperdine School of Law and Southwestern School of Law.
Judge Hilberman serves on the board of directors of the UCLA School of Law Alumni Association (Past-President) and the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates.