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Jairo Sequeira, LLM, JD, International Attorney
Jairo Sequeira,  LLM, JD, International Attorney

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Jairo Sequeira, LLM, JD, International Attorney

Mr. Sequeira has over 20 years of experience with Multi-Million Dollar Cases in the Federal, State, and Administrative Courts. He has Successfully negotiated Multi-Million Dollar Settlements for Clients in Arbitration proceedings, Administrative Courts, and through Mediation. Mr. Sequeira is an International attorney with a Master’s in Intellectual Property from Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles.  Mr. Sequeira has mediated cases in civil litigation, HOA disputes, Crypto and securities regulatory compliance, employer/employee disputes, landlord/tenant disputes, attorney/client disputes, insurance/insured disputes, real estate, foreclosure, contractual disputes, mediating divorce cases, debt collection, corporate structure, and personal injury.

Mr. Sequeira has worked on hundreds of cases for prestigious law firms, attorneys, and corporations. He has helped clients such as the Law Offices of Paul L. Stanton in Beverly Hills, CA, Cont’l Communities Group, Rezinate Construction Corp., Maravilla Center LLC, Valley Circle Estates Realty, Law Offices of Robert Kayvon, and the Law Offices of Neil Hedke. These law firms know Mr. Sequeira for his positive attitude, exceptional work ethic, and overall passion for delivering great results.

Mr. Sequeira has helped the attorneys above as a Mediator with:
– Contracts
-Settlements
– Mediation/Arbitration Proceedings
– HOA
– Complaints, Motions, and Demurrers
– Propounding and Responding to Discovery
– Gathering Evidence
– Legal Research
– Responding to all pleadings
– Judicial Council Forms
– Notice of Appeals
– Filing Legal Documents in Federal and State Courts
– Adhering to local court rules and procedures in State and Federal Court
– Demand Letters
– Stipulations for clients during Mediation and Deposition Preparation
– Securitization Reports and Legal Opinions
– Cryptocurrency, SEC regulatory compliance, and Loan Audits

Mr. Sequeira has helped new law firms set up their Legal Departments and has helped in the hiring, training, and supervising of Paralegals, Legal Assistants, and Attorneys.

Mr. Sequeira has experience creating and developing nonprofit organizations (NGOs) and writing grant proposals and has raised $1.8 million in donations working in collaboration with USAID, Habitat for Humanity, Red Cross International, Global Operations and Development, Wheels For Humanity, Doctors Without Borders, Kaiser Permanente, FVGPMAYA, Rotary Club International and Mercy Ships.

Mr. Sequeira is an International Civil Law Attorney admitted to practice law in Nicaragua since 2008. From 2014 to 2019, Mr. Sequeira was Certified and registered as a Foreign Legal Consultant by the California State Bar. As a former Foreign Legal Consultant, he has advised U.S. attorneys and law firms handling International cases. Mr. Sequeira has experience in both Common and Civil Law. He also has experience handling cases involving Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) and the Alien Tort Statute (ATS) and Human Rights. Mr. Sequeira is a member of the Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA). His Mediation and Negotiation Services Corporation is government certified in California and is also Federally certified. Mr. Sequeira is a member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), International Trademark Association (INTA), American Society of International Law (ASIL), American Branch of the International Law Association (ABILA), and a legal counsel for the Christian Center for Human Rights (CCDH). He is a Member of the National Association of Mortgage Underwriters (NAMU-CFLA). Mr. Sequeira completed his Master’s in Intellectual Property Law and Entertainment Law at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles.

As a Former Certified California State Bar Foreign Legal Consultant, Mr. Sequeira was able to provide legal analysis for attorneys and corporations concerning Civil Law and their relationship with Common Law in the United States. Mr. Sequeira is currently licensed in Nicaragua and not in the U.S..

As a Mediator, Mr. Sequeira has served as a neutral in disputes such as employer/employee, landlord/tenant, attorney/client, insurance/insured, real estate, foreclosures, contractual disputes, divorce cases, debt collection, and has helped parties find a resolution through negotiated agreement.

Mr. Sequeira wrote and produced a video tutorial entitled “How to Succeed in the United States as a Foreign Attorney.” He also teaches paralegal classes for the Alternative Educational Advancement Program.

Mr. Sequeira is highly regarded as being attentive to detail, prepared, and flexible. His prior experience provides him with an unparalleled grasp of legal disputes and enables him to offer parties valuable insights and creative solutions.

Mr. Sequeira is known for his creativity and excellent problem-solving skills.

ADR Experience

Mediator for Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA), Attorney/Client Disputes.

Mediator for Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC),  Employer/Employee Disputes

Mediator for Fair Housing Counsel of Orange County – Landlord/Tenant Disputes.

Mediator for Center for Civic Mediation –  Contract Disputes

Approach

Mr. Sequeira’s approach to Mediation is the Evaluative Method.   This method allows for creative resolution leaving both parties happy with the results.  This approach is very effective for overcoming impasses in difficult, complex disputes.  Mr. Sequeira’s suggestions render practical solutions when the parties are overwhelmed and cannot find a way to resolve their differences.

Education

Mr. Sequeira completed his Master’s in Intellectual Property Law and Entertainment Law at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles.

Areas Of Practice

  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Employment
  • Evictions
  • Foreclosure
  • HOA
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Non Profits
  • Online Civil
  • Online Mediation
  • Partnership
  • Real Estate

Additional Services

  • Conflict Coach
  • Facilitator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Strategic Planning

Mediations

1450

Fees and Provisos

$750/hour split equally between the parties, payable in advance.

Initiation Fee: $750 – Letter of Invitation to Mediate if only one party is initiating Mediation. (Once the other party agrees to Mediate $325 per party)

Pre-Mediation: $4,500 – ($2,250 per party)

Mediation Session: Full day $6,000 – ($3,000 per party)

No administrative fees.

Professional Associations

  • American Society of International Law (ASIL)
  • American Branch of the International Law Association (ABILA)
  • Christian Center for Human Rights (CCDH).
  • American Branch of the International Law Association (ABILA)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
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