ADR Directory - MEDIATORS

Family

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Bruno Augustus Peguese

Mediator/Arbitrator

Self-Employed

576 2nd Ave
San Francisco, CA 94118
Phone: (415) 423-7194 Alternate: (415) 668-3481 Email: Peguese1968@gmail.com Website: www.APmediationsf.com

ADR Services

  • Mediation
  • Arbitration

Additional Services

Legal Investigations; Real Estate Professional

Specialty Areas

  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Family
  • Fee Disputes
  • Government Contracts
  • Land Use
  • Real Estate

ADR Experience/Training

Numerous years in mediation, arbitration and negotiated settlement

Education

BA political science
JD Law
University of San Francisco

Licenses/Certification

Calif. Private Investigator; Mediation/Arbitrator Certifications

Affiliations

Dept. of Police Accountability; Alameda County Healthy Homes; BASF

Honors/Awards

Transit-Orient Development - Convention Award

Christine Tour-Sarkissian

Partner

Tour-Sarkissian Law Offices, LLP

211 Gough Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 626-7744 Fax: (415) 626-8189 Email: Christine@TSLO.com Website: www.TSLO.com

ADR Services

Arbitration; Mediation; Special Master.

Additional Services

Neutral Evaluation; Discovery Referee.

Specialty Areas

Real Estate law (transactions and litigation); Mortgage Law; Landlord Tenant
(Commercial and Residential); Construction Defects; Neighbor's Disputes; Homeowners Association; Broker Malpractice; Purchase and Sale; Common Ownerships Formation and Litigation; Divorce; Child Custody; Child Visitation; Business Valuation, Property Division

ADR Experience/Training

Christine has mediated and counseled high conflict real estate matters and has extensive experience in crafting creative, cost-effective, and collaborative strategies aimed at streamlining the process of resolving disputes; has acted as mediator in several family law cases involving clients with high assets cases located in the United States and abroad.

Education

LLM Tax- Masters in Law of Taxation, Golden Gate University, 2004; Juris Doctorate Degree, Golden Gate University, 1984; BA Psychology, University of San Francisco, 1980, with honors. Languages: French, Arabic, Armenian, Spanish.

Licenses/Certification

California Bar 1985; Washington DC Bar 2005; Certified Family Law Specialist by California State Bar since 2003; Broker License 1997; Mediator? Certified by the Bar Association of San Francisco.

Affiliations

Member of the California State Bar since 1985; Member of the Washington D.C. since 2005; Real Estate Broker Since 1997; California Association of Realtors; National Association of Realtors; Member and Candidate to the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute; Member of the Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo and Contra Costa Bar Associations; Real Property and Family Law Sections of the California State Bar and ABA.

Honors/Awards

Christine has been recognized as a Super Lawyer by her peers.

Articles/Publications

Coauthor with Bernhardt's California Real Estate Cases 2000- Continuing Education of the Bar; Real Property Law Reporter, Continuing Education of the Bar; Article on Mediation - April 2005; Real Property Law Reporter, Continuing Education of the Bar; Article on Shared Use and Ownership Community/separate property- January 2006; Real Property Law Reporter, Continuing Education of the Bar; Article on Section 1031 Exchanges and Tenancy in Common Interests-July 2006; Real Property Law Reporter, Continuing Education of the Bar; Article on Elder Abuse-Three Lessons for Lawyers (Elder Abuse), November 2008; Real Property Law Reporter, Continuing Education of the Bar; Article on Partition-May 2010; Real Property Law Reporter, Continuing Education of the Bar; Article on Marriage of Fossum-March 2011I; Real Property Law Reporter, Continuing Education of the Bar; Article on Marriage of Valli, July 2011, Continuing Education of the Bar; Article on Marriage of Valli, May- 2014 (Supreme Court); Real Property Law Reporter, Continuing Education of the Bar; When Is An Elder?s Property "Taken" - Bounds v Superior Court-November 2014; Real Property Law Reporter, Continuing Education of the Bar; Forty Grand Prospects for Cotenancy Provisions in Shopping Center Leases- May 2015 Real Property Law Reporter, Continuing Education of the Bar; His, Hers, or Theirs-November 2015; Real Property Law Reporter, Continuing Education of the Bar; When Does Separate Property Become Community Property (Or Vice Versa)-July 2016.

Claudia M. Viera

Mediation Law Offices of Claudia M. Viera

Email: mking@sfbar.org Website: www.sfbar.org/adr-services/mediation-panelists/viera

ADR Services

Mediation.

Additional Services

Early Neutral Evaluation; Wage and Hour Class Actions; Training; Neutral Fact-Finding/ Workplace Investigation.

Specialty Areas

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.

David A. Fink

Attorney and Family Mediator

Fink Family Law

1425 Leimert Blvd.
Suite 402
Oakland, CA 94604
Phone: (510) 422-3276 Email: david@finkfamilyadr.com Website: www.finkfamilyadr.com

ADR Services

Arbitration; Mediation; Special Master.

Additional Services

Collaborative Law.

Specialty Areas

Marital and non-marital dissolution; Division of assets; Spousal and child support; Custody and visitation; Elder and Adult Child disputes; Partnership and business disputes.

Diana Kruze

Mediator, Arbitrator, Private Judge, and Discovery Referee/Special Master

ADR by Diana

Email: mking@sfbar.org Website: www.sfbar.org/adr-services/mediation-panelists/diana-kruze/

ADR Services

Arbitration; Mediation; Special Master.

Specialty Areas

Entertainment; Family; Fee Disputes; Financial; Government; Healthcare; HOA, TIC, Condo Disputes; Insurance; Intellectual Property; Intra-Organizational; LGBT Issues; Labor; Landlord/Tenant; Land Use; Legal Malpractice; Medical Malpractice; Partnership Dissolution; Personal Injury; Probate/Trust; Products Liability; Professional Malpractice; Real Estate; Securities; Uninsured Motorist; Women's Issues.

Frederick C. Hertz JD

Lawyer/Mediator

Law & Mediation Office of Frederick Hertz

Email: mking@sfbar.org Website: www.sfbar.org/adr-services/mediation-panelists/hertz/

ADR Services

Mediation, Arbitration, Special Master

Additional Services

Real Property Referee Services; Case Evaluation; Collaborative Consulting Services.

Specialty Areas

Real Property, Non-Marital And Marital Dissolutions, Co-Ownership Conflicts, Business Partnership Disputes, Family Disputes, Land Use & Environmental Conflicts, Neighborhood Conflicts.

Geri Lynn Green

Attorney/Mediator/Arbitrator/Consultant

Law Office of Geri Lynn Green

Email: mking@sfbar.org Website: www.sfbar.org/adr-services/mediation-panelists/geri-green/

ADR Services

Arbitration; Mediation.

Specialty Areas

Commercial, Business, Contract, Employment, Civil Rights, Real Estate (Business and Residential), Landlord/Tenant, Professional Malpractice, Intellectual Property, Personal Injury, Government Tort, Family, Appeals.

ADR Services

Mediation.

Specialty Areas

Family Law, including all aspects of Domestic Partnership, Non Marital and Marital Terminations (Asset Division, Child and Spousal Support, Child Custody), Pre and Post Cohabitation and Marital/Domestic Partnership Agreements, Pre-Estate Planning Agreements, Probate Dispute Resolution, Housing Issues.

Malcolm Sher

Attorney / Mediator

Malcolm Sher 4 Mediated Solutions

Email: mking@sfbar.org Website: www.sfbar.org/adr-services/mediation-panelists/sher/

ADR Services

Mediation, Arbitration.

Additional Services

Neutral Evaluation.

Specialty Areas

Cross-Cultural Disputes; Business; Real Estate; Professional Malpractice; Contracts; Commercial; Employment; Personal Injury; Probate / Trust; Discrimination / Sexual Harassment.

ADR Experience/Training

Specialize in high emotional, cross-cultural disputes. Have mediated and arbitrated hundreds of cases in above specialty areas. Flexible approach. Respectful style. Willing to be evaluative, if appropriate. Training includes Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University, Symposium at Harvard Negotiation Project, Steve Rosenberg Advanced Training. Have been panelist on numerous ADR programs.

Education

LLB (Hons), Law, London University, 1969.

Licenses/Certification

California Bar, 1976; Solicitor of the Supreme Courts of England and Wales, 1972.

Affiliations

Bar Associations of San Francisco, Alameda and Contra Costa; ADRNC; National and California Academies of Distinguished Neutrals; The Mediation Society.

Honors/Awards

State Bar of California; ADR Standing Committee; Executive Committee on Mandatory Fee Arbitration, 2010-2015.

Articles/Publications

Recognizing and Validating Diversity in Mediation, San Francisco Daily Journal, June 2012; "The High Cost of Failing to Prepare for Mediation", SFDJ, February 2012; "The Tail Wagging the Dog: Strategies for Settling Attorneys Fees - Driven Cases", SFDJ, February 2011; "Partition Actions Come in Many Shapes and Sizes", SFDJ, April 21, 2010; "Consider Mediating Fee Disputes Gracefully", SFDJ, November 11, 2013; "An Alternative Approach to Pre-Mediation Discovery" SFDJ, October 7, 2013.

Michael C. Tobriner

Law and Mediation Offices of Michael C. Tobriner

Email: mking@sfbar.org Website: www.sfbar.org/adr-services/mediation-panelists/tobriner/

ADR Services

Mediation.

Specialty Areas

Family Law, including Dissolution of Marriage, Marital Separation, Child Custody, Child and Spousal Support, Property Division, Premarital and Post- Marital Agreements, and Cohabitation Agreements and Dissolutions.

Nicole Gesher JD

Attorney and Mediator

Gesher Mediation

Email: mking@sfbar.org Website: www.sfbar.org/adr-services/mediation-panelists/gesher/

ADR Services

Mediation.

Specialty Areas

Business; Civil Rights; Commercial; Contracts; Family Law; Fee Disputes; Finance; Intellectual Property; Landlord / Tenant; Partnership Disputes.

Paula M. Lawhon

Founding Mediator & Attorney at Law

Lawhon Law & Mediation, P.C.

555 Montgomery Street
Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 398-3400 Fax: (415) 398-3446 Email: paula@lawhonlaw.com Website: www.lawhonlaw.com

ADR Services

Mediation.

Additional Services

Full-Time Family Law Mediator. Private Settlement Conferences.

Specialty Areas

Family Law; Dissolution of Marriage and Domestic Partnership; Custody and Visitation; Spousal and Child Support; Premarital and Postmarital Agreements.

ADR Experience/Training

Over 150 hours of mediations skills training including as a trainer and presenter in all family law matters including divorce mediation, custody mediation, and premarital agreements; Practicing law for 20 years; Mediating since 2005.

Education

J.D., Hastings College of the Law, University of California, 1999; B.A. Cum Laude, Criminology, Law, and Society, University of California, Irvine, 1996.

Licenses/Certification

Certified Specialist, Family Law, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

Affiliations

Bench Bar Settlement Conference Panelist (Marin Superior Court); Marin County Bar Association; Bar Association of San Francisco (Mediation, and Family Law Sections).

Honors/Awards

Hastings College of the Law, Public Interest Scholar; University of California Phi, Beta, Kappa; Super Lawyers; Top Women Attorneys in Northern California.

Articles/Publications

Inside the Minds: Strategies for Family Law in California 2013 ed. (2013).

Richard S. Kinyon

Partner

Shartisis Friese LLP

One Maritime Plaza
18th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111-3598
Phone: (415) 773-7211 Alternate: (415) 425-9404 Fax: (415) 421-2922 Email: rkinyon@sflaw.com Website: www.sflaw.com

ADR Services

Mediation

Specialty Areas

Disputes between/among Executors, Trustees and/or Beneficiaries; Tax issues relating to Trusts, Estates & Beneficiaries.

ADR Experience/Training

Received Mediation Certificate from Bar Association of San Francisco in June 2018

Education

J.D., Cum Laude, University of Minnesota, 1965; B.A., University of Minnesota, 1961

Licenses/Certification

CA State Bar (since 1966); Certified as Specialist in Taxation Law by California Board of Legal Specialization (since 1973); Certified as a Mediator by BASF (since 2018).

Articles/Publications

Author of CA CEB Treatise Chapters on Estate Planning Matters. Received Spirit of CEB Award in 2015.

Seeds Community Resolution Center

AddieRose Mayer
Executive Director

2530 San Pablo Avenue
Suite A
Berkeley, CA 94702
Phone: (510) 548-2377 Email: info@seedscrc.org Website: www.seedscrc.org

Additional Services

Facilitation; Restorative Justice; Training; Coaching

Specialty Areas

Neighbors; Landlord/Tenant; Community; Family; Workplace

Shelley M. Kennedy

Partner, Attorney & Mediator

Lawhon Law & Mediation, P.C.

555 Montgomery Street
Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 398-3400 Fax: (415) 398-3446 Email: shelley@lawhonlaw.com Website: www.lawhonlaw.com

ADR Services

Mediation.

Additional Services

Full-Time Family Law Mediator; Private Settlement Conferences; Mandatory Settlement Conference Master (SF Superior Court).

Specialty Areas

Family Law; Dissolution of Marriage & Domestic Partnership; Custody and Visitation; Spousal and Child Support; Premarital and Postmarital Agreements.

Stephen B. Ruben

President / CEO / Managing Director

The Ruben Law Firm, APC

Email: mking@sfbar.org Website: www.sfbar.org/adr-services/mediation-panelists/ruben/

ADR Services

Arbitration; Mediation.

Specialty Areas

Family Law; Child Custody, move aways, domestic partnership disputes, property and support disputes, Marvin claims; pre and post-nuptial agreements; complex property division; high earner spousal and child support; complex community/separate business valuation and divisions.

ADR Experience/Training

Family Law Mediator since 1999; Family Law Settlement Master for the Unified Family Court of San Francisco since 1998; BASF Mediator and Chief Arbitrator on Attorney Fee Disputes since 1998, family law matters; Judge Pro-Tem for the Unified Family Court of San Francisco on Support, Custody, Property and Domestic Violence Issues since 1998. Judge Pro Tem - Supervisor Bench Bar Settlement Conference, Marin County Superior Court.

Education

B.A. with Honors, Bethany College, 1970; J.D., Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago Kent College of Law, 1973.

Licenses/Certification

Illinois Bar (1973); California Bar (1992); California Board of Legal Specialization - Family Law Specialist, Pepperdine School of Law - Strauss School of Alternative Dispute Resolution (1998); Collaborative Law training (1999); Advanced Collaborative Law training (2000).

Affiliations

State Bar of California, Elkins Family Law Task Force - Member 2008-Present; Executive Committee, State Bar of California - Family Law Section - Liaison to Elkins Task Force; Bar Association of San Francisco Family Law Section; Lawyers Club of San Francisco, Past President and member of the Board; California Association of Certified Family Law Specialists.

Articles/Publications

Cal Family Law Monthly, June 1, 2010, Vol. 2010, No. 6, --Liability for Debts.; Cal Family Law Monthly, June 1, 2010, Vol. 2010, No. 6, --CHILD CUSTODY.; Cal Family Law Monthly, April 1, 2010, Vol. 3010, No. 4, --CHILD CUSTODY.; Cal Family Law Monthly, April 1, 2010, Vol. 2010, No. 4, --SPOUSAL SUPPORT.; Cal Family Law Monthly, February 1, 2010, Vol. 2010, No. 2, CHILD SUPPORT.; Cal Family Law Monthly, February 1, 2010, Vol. 2010, No. 2, --PROCEDURE IN GENERAL.; Cal Family Law Monthly, December 1, 2009, Vol. 2009, No. 12, --Child Support Guideline.

ADR Services

Arbitration; Mediation.

Additional 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.

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