ADR Directory - MEDIATORS

Family

Showing 18 Provider(s) found in Family

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

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

Family Law Neutral

ADR Services

1 Kaiser Plaza
Suite 480
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 466-6630 Email: dfink@adrservices.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.

Gretchen M. Wallacker

Partner

Berra Stross Wallacker & Mass

411 Borel Avenue
Suite 550
San Mateo, CA 94402
Phone: (650) 212-7861 Fax: (659) 349-9907 Email: gwallacker@bswmlaw.com Website: www.bswmlaw.com

ADR Services

Mediation

Additional Services

Collaborative Practice

Specialty Areas

Family Law

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.

ADR Services

Mediation

Specialty Areas

Labor and Employment, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Civil Rights, ADA Cases, Discrimination, Construction Defect/Delay Claims, Landlord/Tenant, Family, Environment, Medical Malpractice.

Paula M. Lawhon

Founding Mediator & Attorney at Law

Lawhon Law & Mediation, P.C.

4040 Civic Center Drive
Suite 200 PMB #3766
San Rafael, CA 94903
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

Practicing law for over 20 years and mediating for 17 years. Over 150 hours of family law mediation skills training (as trainer, presenter, and participant/attendee).

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.

4040 Civic Center Drive
Suite 200 PMB #3766
San Rafael, CA 94903
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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