Chief Operating Officer and Chief Legal Officer
Matheson is a transportation company offering freight delivery services.
Charles Mellor is an executive with a unique background in law and business. His diverse career experience includes serving as a trial attorney, judge pro tem, mediator and business consultant. As an attorney, Mr. Mellor has litigated numerous cases to closure involving business, personal injury, construction, insurance claims and securities fraud while representing both plaintiffs and defendants. He has a strong background in mediation having studied at the Straus Institute at Pepperdine University, School of Law. In addition to providing services in litigation and mediation, Mr. Mellor has provided General Counsel services to various size corporations and their respective Board of Directors. Recently, Mr. Mellor studied at the Questrom School of Business at Boston University receiving a Mini MBA for Attorneys. Mr. Mellor has also served as a Judge Pro Tem in the San Diego & Marin County Superior Court. EDUCATION AND BAR MEMBERSHIP Western State University, (San Diego, CA), Bachelor of Law Studies; Thomas Jefferson School of Law (San Diego, CA), Juris Doctor Degree; California State Bar, 1989; Pepperdine University, School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Mediation Training; Boston University, Questrom School of Business-Mini MBA for General Counsel; Admitted to practice in all California courts and the U.S. District Court, Southern & Northern divisions in 1989; Admitted to the U. S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit in 1989. TRAINING & SERVICE Defense Research Institute, Utilizing ADR in Your Case; Defense Research Institute, Facilitating Settlement; Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution Pepperdine University, School of Law, Claims Settlement; Sonoma County Superior Court ADR Panelist; Marin County Superior Court Judge Pro Tem; Marin County Superior Court ADR Panelist; San Francisco County Superior Court ADR Panelist; San Mateo County Superior Court Multi-Option ADR Panelist; Santa Clara County Superior Court ADR Panelist; Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University, School of Law, Mediating the Litigated Case; San Diego Superior Court Judge Pro Tem.