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Michael S. Poles, GC, CM, RCI, DABFET, ACFE

A Construction Dispute Resolution Specialist

1202 Greenacre Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90046-5708
P: (800) 684.9100 ; (323) 874.8973
F: (323) 874.8948


Experienced lawyers know that construction litigation can be uniquely complex, loaded with highly technical issues and combative personalities. All of which set construction apart from other litigation and mediation practices. Why trust the outcome of your construction related case to anyone who is not a recognized, qualified, and certified construction expert?

Located in West Hollywood (Los Angeles), California, Michael S. Poles is a second generation licensed general building contractor ( California Contractors License No. 263193-B ), certified construction manager, registered construction inspector, forensic expert witness ( d.b.a. MPGroup ) and mediator (d.b.a. Michael Poles Mediation) who delivers more than a half-century of business and construction expertise to his clients. Michael has built, managed and inspected industrial, commercial, residential and health care projects throughout Southern California since 1962.

As a construction consultant and testifying forensic expert witness, Michael has worked closely with trial attorneys imparting his CONSTRUCTION technical expertise to counsel and has testified in trial for more than 40 years.

Michael received his mediation training at the Institute for Mediation Studies and by the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine University School of Law and is a “non-attorney mediator.” He has served on the Los Angeles County Superior Court pro bono panel of neutrals for more than 6 years and specializes in construction and premises liability cases.

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