Robert Cullen

Attorney – Mediator – Professor of Law

Robert Cullen has spent 30 years providing realistic, value oriented, legal and business driven advice to his clients. In every unique situation, there are legal and business concerns that are essential to any solution or decision.  Bob makes sure to take into account every aspect of a problem and business opportunity to provide advice that makes the most business, legal and common sense (sometimes missing in this chaotic world).


Bob is an experienced, business oriented lawyer, Adjunct Law Professor, and former VP and General Counsel of JSI Logistics.  Bob spent 5 years at JSI and during that time handled a vast array of business and legal issues on a local, regional and international platform. JSI is a leader in providing logistics and supply chain management solutions around the world. Operating transport, distribution and value added service centers throughout North America, Europe and Asia, JSI spans major hubs on all continents providing a seamless supply chain solution focused on quality systems throughout. With 1,500 employees worldwide, it provides world class supply chain management programs and assure that their clients receive the best speed and service possible.


He was formally a shareholder and Managing Partner with Hoge, Fenton, Jones & Appel, Inc., one of the largest San Jose based law firms. He spent 20 years practicing with Hoge, Fenton providing solid industry oriented legal advice to his clients. As an educator, he has been teaching at the Santa Clara University Law School for 15 years.  He has taught Negotiation, Mediation, ADR and Leadership for Lawyers.  The Leadership class that he developed at Santa Clara Law School was  the first Leadership course taught in a law school in the nation. As an author, he has written The Leading Lawyer, A Guide to Practicing Law and Leadership published by West Thomson. He has developed leadership programs for law firms, corporate legal departments and government agencies.