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BASF Mediation Services

The below is a list of BASF Mediators Who Are Available in Other Counties in Addition to San Francisco


North Bay

Frank Burke: Business; Commercial; Construction; Contracts; Employment/Workplace; Environmental; Financial; Government; Healthcare; HOA, TIC, Condo Disputes; Intellectual Property; Intra-organizational; Landlord/Tenant; Legal Malpractice; Partnership Dissolution; Professional Malpractice; Real Estate; Securities

Fred Carr: Maritime, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, UIM, Property Damage, Product Liability, Premises Liability, Construction, Real Estate, Contract, Employment Law, Insurance Matters

Kevin Coleman: Personal Injury, Real Estate, Business, Employment, Construction Defect, Landlord/Tenant, Lemon Law

Thomas Crosby: Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Toxic Torts, Professional Malpractice, Construction Disputes, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Public Entities, FELA, Family Law, Trusts & Estates, and Commercial Disputes.

Susan Joan Davidson: Labor and Employment, Housing (Landlord-Tenant, HOA/TIC/Condo Disputes), Real Estate, Construction, Personal Injury, Estate Planning, Disability, Elder Law

Mark Divelbiss: Business/Commercial; Construction Defect; Contracts; Disability; Discrimination/ Employment; Fee Dispute; Homeowner Associations; Insurance; Labor; Landlord/Tenant; Mechanic's Liens; Partnership; Personal Injury; Products Liability; Real Estate; Women's Issues; Family-general; Education; Entertainment; Financial; LGBT; Professional Malpractice; Uninsured Motorist

Mark Gainer: Business, Commercial, Contracts, Employment, Entertainment, Fee Disputes, Financial, Intellectual Property, Intra-organizational, Labor, Partnership Dissolution, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Probate/Trust, Real Estate

Stephen Gorski: Discrimination, Disability Rights, Employment, Gay & Lesbian Issues (Employment Related); Personal Injury

Bill Helvestine: Breach of Contract, Fraud and Other Business Disputes, Health Care Disputes, Managed Care Law, Health Plan and Provider Disputes, Employment and Discrimination Law, Class Actions, ERISA, Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law (UCL).

Richard Idell: Entertainment; Business Contracts; Real Estate; Investment Advisor/Stock Broker Disputes; Unfair Competition; Trade Secret; Tax Shelters; Copyright; Trademark; Internet Law; Construction; Professional Negligence; Personal Injury; Insurance; Land Use; Complex Investment Banking Transactions; Estate; Taxation and Trust Litigation; Landlord/Tenant

Robert Jacobs: Real Estate; Business; Commercial; Contract; Construction; Partition; Nonperformance; Specific Performance; Nonpayment; Broker Claims; Residential Real Estate Transactions; Commercial Real Estate Transactions; Fraud; Negligent Misrepresentation;  Joint Ventures; Dissolution of Business Entities; Partnership Liquidations; Buyouts; Mechanic’s Liens; Change Orders; Construction Extras; Construction Defects; Contract Modifications; Loan Disputes; Easements; Title Defects; Deeds; Conveyances; Liens; Encumbrances; Quiet Title; Security Interests; Collection; Foreclosure; Leases; Partnership Disputes; Asset Purchase Agreements; Franchises; Tenants in Common; Landlord/Tenant

Jeffrey Kaufman: Business; Commercial; Construction; Insurance and Reinsurance; Insurance Bad Faith; Environmental; Fee Disputes; Product and Premises Liability; Personal Injury; Malpractice -- Agent, Accountant, Psychologist, and other Professional Liability; Fidelity and Surety; Contracts; Fraud; Maritime and Admiralty; Real Estate

Sanford Kingsley: Commercial Litigation, Insurance (including coverage and bad faith), Real Estate, Employment Disputes, ERISA, Personal Injury, Legal/Medical Malpractice

Michael Marx : Business, Commercial, Construction, Contract, Fee Disputes, Insurance, Real Estate, Cannabis Business Disputes

Patricia Prince: Business Disputes, Commercial, Contract, Employment, Wrongful Termination, Harassment/Discrimination, Wage and Hour, Partnership Disputes, Probate/Will Contests, Personal Injury, Landlord/Tenant, Civil Rights, Disability, Entertainment, Intellectual Property, Intra-Organizational, Women’s Issues

Grace Seferian: Construction (all types of disputes and claims, Engineering Disputes, Contractor/Subcontractor Disputes); Business; Landlord/Tenant; Breach of Contract; Fee Disputes; Securities

Malcolm Sher: Business, Contracts, Partnerships, Employment, Personal Injury/Property Damage, Professional Liability, Real Estate

Alice Shikina: Landlord Tenant, Personal Injury, Entertainment, Employment, Family Disputes

Claudia Viera : Business, Civil Rights, Commercial, Contract, Disability Rights, Discrimination, Education, Employment, Estates and Trusts, Family, Harassment, HOA Disputes, Landlord/Tenant, Partnership Dissolutions, Intra-Organizational, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Wage and Hour


East Bay


Frank Burke: Business; Commercial; Construction; Contracts; Employment/Workplace; Environmental; Financial; Government; Healthcare; HOA, TIC, Condo Disputes; Intellectual Property; Intra-organizational; Landlord/Tenant; Legal Malpractice; Partnership Dissolution; Professional Malpractice; Real Estate; Securities

Fred Carr: Maritime, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, UIM, Property Damage, Product Liability, Premises Liability, Construction, Real Estate, Contract, Employment Law, Insurance Matters

Dean A. Christopherson: Banking, real estate, commercial, consumer and collections litigation (including FDCPA and related defenses)

Kevin Coleman: Personal Injury, Real Estate, Business, Employment, Construction Defect, Landlord/Tenant, Lemon Law

Thomas Crosby: Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Toxic Torts, Professional Malpractice, Construction Disputes, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Public Entities, FELA, Family Law, Trusts & Estates, and Commercial Disputes.

Susan Joan Davidson: Labor and Employment, Housing (Landlord-Tenant, HOA/TIC/Condo Disputes), Real Estate, Construction, Personal Injury, Estate Planning, Disability, Elder Law

Mark Divelbiss: Business/Commercial; Construction Defect; Contracts; Disability; Discrimination/ Employment; Fee Dispute; Homeowner Associations; Insurance; Labor; Landlord/Tenant; Mechanic's Liens; Partnership; Personal Injury; Products Liability; Real Estate; Women's Issues; Family-general; Education; Entertainment; Financial; LGBT; Professional Malpractice; Uninsured Motorist

Paul Dubow: Business, Civil Rights, Commercial, Contract, Disability Rights, Discrimination, Employment, Fee Disputes, Franchise Law, Insurance, Legal Malpractice, Real Estate, Securities

Robert Fries: Business, Civil Rights, Contract, Disability Rights, Discrimination, Employment/Workplace, Labor, Personal Injury

Mark Gainer: Business, Commercial, Contracts, Employment, Entertainment, Fee Disputes, Financial, Intellectual Property, Intra-organizational, Labor, Partnership Dissolution, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Probate/Trust, Real Estate

Stephen Gorski: Discrimination, Disability Rights, Employment, Gay & Lesbian Issues (Employment Related); Personal Injury

Bill Helvestine: Breach of Contract, Fraud and Other Business Disputes, Health Care Disputes, Managed Care Law, Health Plan and Provider Disputes, Employment and Discrimination Law, Class Actions, ERISA, Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law (UCL).

Robert Jacobs: Real Estate; Business; Commercial; Contract; Construction; Partition; Nonperformance; Specific Performance; Nonpayment; Broker Claims; Residential Real Estate Transactions; Commercial Real Estate Transactions; Fraud; Negligent Misrepresentation;  Joint Ventures; Dissolution of Business Entities; Partnership Liquidations; Buyouts; Mechanic’s Liens; Change Orders; Construction Extras; Construction Defects; Contract Modifications; Loan Disputes; Easements; Title Defects; Deeds; Conveyances; Liens; Encumbrances; Quiet Title; Security Interests; Collection; Foreclosure; Leases; Partnership Disputes; Asset Purchase Agreements; Franchises; Tenants in Common; Landlord/Tenant

Jenny Y. Kim: Landlord Tenant, Employment, Native American Law, Civil Harassment

Sanford Kingsley: Commercial Litigation, Insurance (including coverage and bad faith), Real Estate, Employment Disputes, ERISA, Personal Injury, Legal/Medical Malpractice

Theodora Lee: Workplace Harassment and Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor Disputes, Wage and Hour Matters, Board Of Director Disputes, Personal Injury, Real Estate

Michael Marx: Business, Commercial, Construction, Contract, Fee Disputes, Insurance, Legal Malpractice, Real Estate

Patricia Prince: Business Disputes, Commercial, Contract, Employment, Wrongful Termination, Harassment/Discrimination, Wage and Hour, Partnership Disputes, Probate/Will Contests, Personal Injury, Landlord/Tenant, Civil Rights, Disability, Entertainment, Intellectual Property, Intra-Organizational, Women’s Issues

Tonya Saheli: Probate, Divorce, Family Law/Custody, Contract Disputes, Business and Employment Disputes, Property/Landlord Tenant Issues, Patent Infringement, Mediations for the Religious Community, Healthcare/Malpractice Issues, Public Education Disputes

Grace Seferian: Construction (all types of disputes and claims, Engineering Disputes, Contractor/Subcontractor Disputes); Business; Landlord/Tenant; Breach of Contract; Fee Disputes; Securities

Malcolm Sher: Business, Contracts, Partnerships, Employment, Personal Injury/Property Damage, Professional Liability, Real Estate

Alice Shikina: Landlord Tenant, Personal Injury, Entertainment, Employment, Family Disputes

Claudia Viera : Business, Civil Rights, Commercial, Contract, Disability Rights, Discrimination, Education, Employment, Estates and Trusts, Family, Harassment, HOA Disputes, Landlord/Tenant, Partnership Dissolutions, Intra-Organizational, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Wage and Hour

Julie Welsh: Personal Injury, Product Liability, Medical Malpractice, Contract and Employment disputes


South Bay


Frank Burke: Business; Commercial; Construction; Contracts; Employment/Workplace; Environmental; Financial; Government; Healthcare; HOA, TIC, Condo Disputes; Intellectual Property; Intra-organizational; Landlord/Tenant; Legal Malpractice; Partnership Dissolution; Professional Malpractice; Real Estate; Securities

Fred Carr: Maritime, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, UIM, Property Damage, Product Liability, Premises Liability, Construction, Real Estate, Contract, Employment Law, Insurance Matters

Kevin Coleman: Personal Injury, Real Estate, Business, Employment, Construction Defect, Landlord/Tenant, Lemon Law

Thomas Crosby: Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Toxic Torts, Professional Malpractice, Construction Disputes, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Public Entities, FELA, Family Law, Trusts & Estates, and Commercial Disputes.

Mark Divelbiss: Business/Commercial; Construction Defect; Contracts; Disability; Discrimination/ Employment; Fee Dispute; Homeowner Associations; Insurance; Labor; Landlord/Tenant; Mechanic's Liens; Partnership; Personal Injury; Products Liability; Real Estate; Women's Issues; Family-general; Education; Entertainment; Financial; LGBT; Professional Malpractice; Uninsured Motorist

Mark Gainer: Business, Commercial, Contracts, Employment, Entertainment, Fee Disputes, Financial, Intellectual Property, Intra-organizational, Labor, Partnership Dissolution, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Probate/Trust, Real Estate

Nicole Gesher: Business, Civil Rights, Commercial, Contracts, Fee Disputes, Financial, HOA/TIC/Condo Disputes, Intellectual Property, Landlord/Tenant, Partnership/Nonprofit Dissolution, Women's Issues

Stephen Gorski: Discrimination, Disability Rights, Employment, Gay & Lesbian Issues (Employment Related); Personal Injury

Bill Helvestine: Breach of Contract, Fraud and Other Business Disputes, Health Care Disputes, Managed Care Law, Health Plan and Provider Disputes, Employment and Discrimination Law, Class Actions, ERISA, Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law (UCL).

Robert Jacobs: Real Estate; Business; Commercial; Contract; Construction; Partition; Nonperformance; Specific Performance; Nonpayment; Broker Claims; Residential Real Estate Transactions; Commercial Real Estate Transactions; Fraud; Negligent Misrepresentation;  Joint Ventures; Dissolution of Business Entities; Partnership Liquidations; Buyouts; Mechanic’s Liens; Change Orders; Construction Extras; Construction Defects; Contract Modifications; Loan Disputes; Easements; Title Defects; Deeds; Conveyances; Liens; Encumbrances; Quiet Title; Security Interests; Collection; Foreclosure; Leases; Partnership Disputes; Asset Purchase Agreements; Franchises; Tenants in Common; Landlord/Tenant

Sanford Kingsley: Commercial Litigation, Insurance (including coverage and bad faith), Real Estate, Employment Disputes, ERISA, Personal Injury, Legal/Medical Malpractice

Theodora Lee: Workplace Harassment and Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor Disputes, Wage and Hour Matters, Board Of Director Disputes, Personal Injury, Real Estate

Michael Marx: Business, Commercial, Construction, Contract, Fee Disputes, Insurance, Legal Malpractice, Real Estate

Patricia Prince: Business Disputes, Commercial, Contract, Employment, Wrongful Termination, Harassment/Discrimination, Wage and Hour, Partnership Disputes, Probate/Will Contests, Personal Injury, Landlord/Tenant, Civil Rights, Disability, Entertainment, Intellectual Property, Intra-Organizational, Women’s Issues

Grace Seferian: Construction (all types of disputes and claims, Engineering Disputes, Contractor/Subcontractor Disputes); Business; Landlord/Tenant; Breach of Contract; Fee Disputes; Securities

Malcolm Sher: Business, Contracts, Partnerships, Employment, Personal Injury/Property Damage, Professional Liability, Real Estate

Alice Shikina: Landlord Tenant, Personal Injury, Entertainment, Employment, Family Disputes

Claudia Viera : Business, Civil Rights, Commercial, Contract, Disability Rights, Discrimination, Education, Employment, Estates and Trusts, Family, Harassment, HOA Disputes, Landlord/Tenant, Partnership Dissolutions, Intra-Organizational, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Wage and Hour