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Member Profile: Sandy Brook

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JAG Inc.
1601 Blake St, Suite 400
Denver, CO 80202
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Tel: (303) 572-1919
Fax: (303) 571-1115

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Med-Arb; Fact Finding; Discovery Referee; Mini-Trial Judge; Special Master; Insurance Umpire; ADR Training/CME


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Sandy Brook has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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Sanford M. "Sandy" Brook joined Judicial Arbiter Group, Inc. in April, 2004 after sixteen years on the bench in Indiana. Sandy is the former Chief Judge of the Indiana Court of Appeals. Prior to service on the appellate bench, Brook spent twelve years on the trial bench in South Bend, Indiana. In his last three years on the trial bench he also served as Chief Judge.

Following law school, Brook served as an Assistant City Attorney and then as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in St. Joseph County, Indiana before he entered private practice. As a trial lawyer he was involved in over 100 jury trials. As a trial judge he presided over 190 jury and 600 bench trials. While on the Indiana Court of Appeals he authored over 700 appellate opinions. While a judge, he promoted alternative dispute resolution in the Indiana court system by serving as a judicial mediator and conducting numerous settlement conferences at both the trial and appellate levels.

Since 1987, Brook has taught extensively in the areas of Evidence and Trial Advocacy. As an Adjunct Professor at the Notre Dame Law School he taught both basic and advanced trial advocacy courses. In 1999, Sandy Brook was appointed Adjunct Professor at the Indiana University Law School in Bloomington.

He has taught Evidence in the Indiana Bar Review Course. Active in the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) he has taught advocacy internationally in Canada, England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Hong Kong and Puerto Rico.


Mr. Brook obtained his law degree from the Indiana University School of Law in Bloomington. In 2003 he was inducted into the Academy of Law Alumni Fellows which recognizes distinguished Indiana University law school graduates.

Memberships & Affiliations

By appointment of the Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court, Sandy Brook served as Chair of the Indiana Judicial Ethics Committee. He is a member of the Indiana and Colorado Bar Associations. Sandy and his family now reside in Evergreen, Colorado.


IN-STATE: $390 per hr, OUT OF STATE: $440 per hr.
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