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  1. Bruce W. Belding
    Arbitrator

    39 Lower Crescent Avenue
    Sausalito, CA 94965-2346

    Phone: 4153311586
    Email: belding@aol.com

    ADR Services
    Arbitration.
    Specialty Areas
    Complex Commercial/Business Disputes; Franchises; International; Partnership and Corporate disputes; Securities; Real Estate; Unfair Competition.
    ADR Experience/Training
    Arbitrator of over 500 cases. Arbitrator for AAA Large Complex Commercial Case and International Panel and for International Centre for Dispute Resolution. CEB panelist on Contractual Arbitration.
    Education
    BA, Political Science/History, University of CA, Berkeley; JD (Order of Coif), University of CA, Hastings College of Law.
    Licenses/Certification
    California Bar; United States District Courts and 9th Circuit Court of Appeals; United States Supreme Court. Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (International Arb.), 1997-2012; Fellow, and President (2009), College of Commercial Arbitrators.
    Affiliations
    ABA (Section of Dispute Resolution); California State Bar; BASF (ADR Arbitration Committee).
    Honors/Awards
    Recipient, AAA Distinguished Service Award for responsible use of ADR in commercial disputes.
    Articles/Publications
    Contributing Author, 'College of Commercial Arbitrators Guide to Best Practices in Commercial Arbitration' (JurisNet).
  2. Richard J. Collier Esq.
    Attorney at Law/Mediator
    Cooper, White & Cooper

    201 California Street, 17th Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94111-

    Phone: 4157656220
    Fax: 4154335530
    Email: rcollier@cwclaw.com
    http://www.cwclaw.com/

    ADR Services
    Arbitration; Mediation.
    Additional ADR Services
    Training and consultation for mediation sessions. Early Neutral Evaluation; Special Master.
    Specialty Areas
    Partnership disputes; Trademark; Business Torts; Probate/Trust and Estates; Professional malpractice; Contracts; Insurance.
    ADR Experience/Training
    Practiced as a neutral since 1993, handling over 400 cases as mediator, arbitrator, neutral evaluator. Extensive training (including faculty) with American Arbitration Association Panel of Mediators, Panel of Arbitrators, and US District Court Northern District of California ADR Program Panel of Mediators, Early Neutral Evaluators.
    Education
    MA (1st Class), English, Edinburgh University, Scotland, 1965; PhD, English\Literature ,Washington University, St. Louis, 1969; JD, Boalt Hall, University of California, Berkeley, 1979.
    Licenses/Certification
    California State Bar, 1979.
    Affiliations
    Bar Association of San Francisco; American Bar Association; McFetridge American Inn of Court.
  3. Dixon Q. Dern
    Attorney, Arbitrator, Mediator
    Dixon Q. Dern, P.C.

    1262 Devon Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90024-

    Phone: 3102752003
    Fax: 3102757655
    Email: ddern@dixlaw.com
    http://www.dixlaw.com

    ADR Services
    Arbitration.
    Additional ADR Services
    Mediation.
    Specialty Areas
    Labor; Employment; Copyright; Intellectual Property; Contracts; Business; Transactional Contracts Disputes.
    ADR Experience/Training
    Specialized in business and entertainment law since 1956; Has acted as General Counsel for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the Prime Time Emmys); Acts as both mediator and arbitrator in both labor and commercial matters; Neutral Arbitrator on the Producers/Writers Guild of America and Producers/Directors Guild of America panels.
    Education
    J.D., Stanford, 1953; B.A., Stanford, 1950.
    Licenses/Certification
    California Bar, 1954.
    Affiliations
    Served as a member of the AAA Labor Panel; Past President, Beverly Hills Bar Association; Former Member, California State Bar Board of Governors; Member, Advisory Committee, Independent Film & Television Alliance (American Film Market).
  4. Richard J. Idell
    Partner
    The Idell Firm, A Professional Corporation

    465 California Street, Suite 500
    San Francisco, CA 94104-

    Phone: 4159862400
    Alternate: 7079387763
    Fax: 4153929259
    Email: richard.idell@idellfirm.com
    http://www.idellfirm.com
    LinkedIn http://www.LinkedIn.com/in/richardidell

    ADR Services
    Arbitration; Mediation.
    Additional ADR Services
    Early Neutral Evaluation; Discovery Referee; Judge Pro Tempore.
    Specialty Areas
    Entertainment; Intellectual Property; Patent/Trademark; Contracts; Insurance; Securities/Investment Advisors; Partnership; Lawyer-Client Fee Disputes; Tort Claims; Employment.
    ADR Experience/Training
    Mediation training with Steve Rosenberg. Arbitration Training, AAA University, Member American Arbitration Association Panel of Neutrals. U.S. District Court ADR Neutral Arbitration Panel over ten years. Settlement panels in Marin County and City and County of San Francisco Superior Courts (10-15 years). Private mediations and arbitrations.
    Education
    J.D., Law, Golden Gate University, 1976; A.B., Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, 1970.
    Affiliations
    American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries; Bay Area Gastronomique Entertainment Lawyers Societé; International Association of Entertainment Lawyers; American Bar Association Intellectual Property Section; Bar Association of San Francisco Intellectual Property Section; California Lawyers for the Arts.
    Articles/Publications
    See www.idellfirm.com.
  5. Judicate West
    Aaron Gothelf
    Northern California Regional Director

    100 Pine Street, Suite 1950
    San Francisco, CA 94111-

    Phone: 8004888805
    Alternate: 4152661242
    Fax: 4152661243
    Email: aaron@judicatewest.com
    http://www.judicatewest.com

    ADR Services
    Arbitration; Mediation; Special Master.
    Specialty Areas
    Judicate West is one of California’s leading providers of private dispute resolution services with a distinguished roster of proven neutrals, including retired state and federal court judges and attorney mediators and arbitrators from a variety of practice areas. Founded in 1993, the firm prides itself on delivering quality service through integrity, flexibility and a commitment to being the gold standard in alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Judicate West has offices in Santa Ana, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco.
  6. Jeffrey Kaufman
    Kaufman Law

    PO Box 1072
    Tiburon, CA 94920-4072

    Phone: 4158161003
    Fax: 4158080333
    Email: jkaufman@jeffreykaufmanlaw.com

    ADR Services
    Arbitration; Mediation; Special Master.
    Additional ADR Services
    Discovery Referee; Early Neutral Evaluator; Judge Pro Tem; Deposition Monitor.
    Specialty Areas
    Business; Commercial; Insurance; Construction; Environmental; Fee Disputes; Partnership Disputes; Professional Malpractice; Real Estate; Personal Injury.
    ADR Experience/Training
    40 years as litigator involving 50+ mediations; 40 hours Certified Comprehensive Mediator Training; Member of Marin Superior Court Settlement Conference Panel, BASF Mediation Panel, BASF Fee Arbitration Panel; Settlement Conference Judge Pro Tem in SF County; Small Claims Court Judge; Recommended by other mediators as "creative", "productive", "effective in driving large, ego-filled groups towards consensus".
    Education
    J.D., Law, University of Wisconsin, 1970; B.A., Political Science, University of Michigan, 1967.
    Licenses/Certification
    California Bar 1971, Wisconsin Bar 1970, U.S. Supreme Court 1979, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals 1974, 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals 2006, U.S. District Courts.
    Affiliations
    ABA - Dispute Resolution Section, Tips, Business Law Section; State Bar of California - Litigation Section; Bar Association of San Francisco.
    Honors/Awards
    Selected as one of San Francisco's Top AV Rated Lawyers by Martindale-Hubbell; Northern California Super Lawyer 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017, in areas of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Litigation, and Insurance Coverage.
    Articles/Publications
    "A Quick Overview of the Bermuda Form Excess Insurance Policy", International Society of Primerus Law Firms, Paradigm magazine, Winter 2012.
  7. Carol M. Kingsley
    Attorney Mediator
    Kingsley Mediation Services

    One Sansome Street, 35th Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94104-

    Phone: 4156814329
    Fax: 4156814329
    Email: ckingsley@kingsleymediations.com
    http://www.kingsleymediations.com

    ADR Services
    Mediation; Arbitration.
    Additional ADR Services
    Facilitation; Partnering Contract.
    Specialty Areas
    Business; Contracts; Commercial; Real Estate; HOA. Landlord Tenant; Corporate; Partnership; Trust/Estate; Intellectual Property; Securities; Construction.
    ADR Experience/Training
    Full-time neutral. 30 years legal and mediation experience. Mediator in hundreds of disputes in litigation. Hundreds of hours of ADR basic and advanced training, including courses by Steve Rosenberg, Gary Friedman, US Northern District Court, BASF, Dispute Resolution Board Foundation, Caltrans. Mediator mentor and supervisor for Congress of Neutrals.
    Education
    J.D. and M.B.A, Taxation, Golden Gate University, 1981; M.A., Health education, 1977; B.S., Health sciences, Towson State University, 1973.
    Licenses/Certification
    California State Bar, Dispute Resolution Board Foundation Certifications for basic, proficiency updated and advanced skills in dispute resolution in construction industry; NASD Qualified Representative (Series 7 License) 1982.
    Affiliations
    American Arbitration Association Mediator and Arbitrator; The Mediation Society, Director and Officer; Association for Conflict Resolution, Commercial Section; American Bar Association, ADR Section; Bar Association of San Francisco; Dispute Resolution Board Foundation; FINRA; Queen's Bench and California Women Lawyers.
    Honors/Awards
    San Francisco Police Commissioner, Mayor Newsom appointee; San Francisco Ethics Commissioner, City Attorney Louise Renne appointee, twice elected chair; San Francisco Women Lawyers Alliance, President and Director; The Congress of Neutrals Mediator of the Year award.
    Articles/Publications
    "You May Want to Mediate Your Dispute: Why Businesses Like Mediation," Westside Observer, a monthly newsletter of the West of Twin Peaks and West Portal community. Monthly column on construction, general business and tax topics for "Law Talk" in Turning Point, a monthly newsletter for Women Construction Owners and Executives, USA. A series of articles on tax topics for Commercial Property Guide, a publication for real estate professionals. Authored Chapter 4: "Tax Classification of Limited Liability Partnership," Limited Liability Partnerships, Formation, Operation and Conversion, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (1997). "Build Strong Work Relationships and Protect Your Bottom Line," Daily Pacific Builder, a construction industry publication (March 1996). Editor, "Tax Exchange" (Golden Gate University tax alumni newsletter) (1990). Ninth Circuit Survey, Golden Gate University Law Review---Starker II: Non-recognition of Like-Kind Exchanges is Stretched to New Limits, vol. 10, no. 1, p. 493 (1980); The Davis Decision: Expansion of Non-recognition of Involuntary Conversions, vol. 10, no. 1, p. 507 (1980).
  8. Urs M. Laeuchli Esq.
    Arbitration Chambers

    One Market Street
    Spear Tower, 36th Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94105-

    Phone: 4152938099
    Email: Laeuchli1@Gmail.com
    http://www.Laeuchli-Arbitrator.com

    ADR Services
    Arbitration; Mediation.
    Additional ADR Services
    ADR System Design; Collaborative Law; Conciliation; Consulting; MedArb; Negotiation.
    Specialty Areas
    Business; Civil Rights; Commercial; Education; Environmental; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Issues; International; Malpractice (Legal, Medical, etc.); Probate/Trust; Real Estate.
  9. James R. Madison
    Attorney - Arbitrator - Mediator

    750 Menlo Avenue, Suite 250
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-4758

    Phone: 6503210349
    Alternate: 6507044525
    Fax: 6503320298
    Email: jrmcoach@aol.com
    http://www.madisonmediation.com

    ADR Services
    Arbitration; Mediation; Special Master.
    Additional ADR Services
    Neutral Evaluation; Referee; Partnering; Dispute Review Board; Project Neutral.
    Specialty Areas
    Construction; Employment; Contracts; Intellectual Property; Real Estate; Sports; Appellate; Franchise; Business; Partnerships.
  10. Robert S. Niemann
    Attorney/Partner
    Keller and Heckman LLP

    Three Embarcadero Center, Suite 1420
    San Francisco, CA 94111-

    Phone: 4159482827
    Fax: 4159482808
    Email: niemann@khlaw.com
    http://www.khlaw.com
    LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/robertniemann/

    ADR Services
    Arbitration; Mediation.
    Additional ADR Services
    Judge Pro Tempore; Discovery Referee; Unlawful Detainer Disputes;International Disputes; Fee Disputes.
    Specialty Areas
    Business Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Contracts; Torts and Personal Injury; Product Liability; Landlord-Tenant; Labor and Employment; Insurance; Real Estate & Property; Intellectual Property & Trade Secrets.
    ADR Experience/Training
    Over 39 years as a commercial trial lawyer. Extensive arbitration and mediation experience in all courts. I have presided over hundreds of arbitrations and mediations with great success. Judge Pro Tem for San Francisco Superior Court and arbitrator for San Francisco and Marin Courts since 1992. Arbitrator for National Arbitration Forum, 2003. BASF ADR Panel.
    Education
    BA, University of Minnesota, 1973; JD, Lincoln University, 1979.
    Licenses/Certification
    California Bar 1979, Judge Pro Tempore Training at SF Superior Court since 1992. Certificate of Training from National Arbitration Forum 2003.
    Affiliations
    State Bar of California, Defense Research Institute - ADR Committee.
    Honors/Awards
    AV rated in Martindale Hubbell, Northern California Super Lawyer 2006-2011.
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