ADR Directory - MEDIATORS

Real Estate

Showing 43 Provider(s) found in Real Estate

Aaron Gothelf

Regional Director

Judicate West

100 Pine Street, Suite 1950, San Francisco, CA, 94111
Phone: (415) 266-1242 Alternate: (800) 488-8805 Fax: (415) 266-1243 Email: Melissa@judicatewest.com www.judicatewest.com

ADR Services

Arbitration; Mediation; Special Master.

Specialty Areas

Early Neutral Evaluation; Private Judging;

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, Sacramento, San Diego and San Francisco.

Alan Wilhelmy

Shareholder

Rogers Joseph O'Donnell PC

311 California Street, 10th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94104
Phone: (415) 956-2828 Email: Awilhelmy@rjo.com www.rjo.com

ADR Services

Mediator; Arbitrator

Specialty Areas

Construction, Real Estate, Commercial Disputes

ADR Experience/Training

Twenty-five years experience as AAA Construction Industry and Large and Complex Case Panel member. 40 Hour Mediator Training. Mediator for Tuolumne County and Contra Costa county Superior Courts. Early Neutral Evaluator work for several Bay Area courts. 34 years experience representing parties in construction, real estate and business disputes.

Education

BA, Political Science, UC Berkeley, 1979; JD, Law, University of San Francisco, 1985

Licenses/Certification

California State Bar

Affiliations

BASF; AGC of California Legal Advisory Committee; Mediation Society, Member

Honors/Awards

Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell

Articles/Publications

ADR Practice Guide

Allan Schwartz

Law Offices of Allan Schwartz

275 Battery Street, Suite 1300, San Francisco, CA, 94111
Phone: (415) 956-0712 Fax: (415) 668-6195 Email: allo7@aol.com` www.allanschwartzlaw.com

ADR Services

Mediation and Arbitration

Specialty Areas

Real Estate, Fee Disputes, Entertainment, Contract, Business, Intellectual Property, Partnership Disputes

Anne M. Lawlor Goyette

Principal

Griffiths • Goyette

330 Primrose Road, Suite 614, Burlingame, CA, 94010
Phone: (650) 375-5960 Fax: (650) 375-5965 Email: Anne@SpecialMasterMediator.com www.SpecialMasterMediator.com

ADR Services

Special Master; Arbitration; Mediation.

Specialty Areas

Construction; Real Estate; Insurance; Business; Contracts; Professional Malpractice.

Barri Kaplan Bonapart

Owner

Bonapart & Associates

591 Redwood Highway, Suite 2310, Mill Valley, CA, 94941
Phone: (415) 332-3313 Fax: (415) 332-4603 Email: bonapart@got-peace.com www.got-peace.com

ADR Services

Arbitration; Mediation.

Specialty Areas

Court Discovery Facilitator/Referee; Private Judge; Parenting Coordinator.

Specialty Areas

Tree and Neighbor Law; Real Estate Disputes; Complex Commercial Issues; Construction; Land Use; Personal Injury; Insurance; Product Liability.

ADR Experience/Training

Initial training in 1990's at Pepperdine University's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution & the Center for Mediation In Law; dozens of courses (training & teaching) since; neutral since 1996; Founder and Principal of Bonapart Resolution.

Education

JD, Boalt Hall, UC Berkeley, 1985; BA/BA, Poli Sci/Mass Comm, UC Berkeley, 1982.

Affiliations

Referee, facilitator & pro tem settlement judge in various jurisdictions.

Honors/Awards

Nominee Real Property Person of the Year - 2013.

Articles/Publications

Understanding Tree Law: A Handbook for Practitioners (Thomson Reuters 2014); dozens of articles on mediation and real property law.

Brian J. Purtill

Attorney/Mediator

Arbitration & Mediation Center

111 Santa Rosa Avenue, Suite 202, Santa Rosa, CA, 95404
Phone: (707) 525-9409 Alternate: (707) 217-1161 Fax: (707) 542-0215 Email: brian@brianpurtill.com www.brianpurtill.com

ADR Services

Mediation.

Specialty Areas

Early Neutral Evaluation, Arbitrations

Specialty Areas

Contract; Construction; Trusts and Estates; Personal Injury; Property Damage; Business; Partnership Dispute, Divorce and other family matters; Neighbor/Boundary Disputes.

ADR Experience/Training

Over twenty years' experience as a mediator and arbitrator; over 150 hours training in fundamental, business, elder law, family law, and collaborative mediation practices; has conducted mediations and arbitrations since 1996; conducted Mandatory Settlement Conferences for the Sonoma County Family Law Division from 2016-2018: Dean, Empire College School of Law, Santa Rosa, California since August 2018

Education

JD, Law, University of San Francisco, 1984.

Affiliations

Mediator and Arbitrator with Arbitration & Mediation Center, Santa Rosa since 1996 to the present; Past Board Member of Integrative Mediation of the Bay Area (IMBA); Former Chairperson, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Sonoma County Bar Association; current member of Sonoma County Bar Association Board of Directors

Bruce Nye

Mediator / Attorney Of Counsel

Scali Rasmussen

1901 Harrison Street, Suite 1400, Oakland, CA, 94612
Phone: (510) 248-4775 201 Alternate: (415) 577-9450 Fax: (213) 239-5623 Email: bnye@scalilaw.com www.brucenyemediation.com

ADR Services

Arbitration; Mediation

Specialty Areas

Personal Injury, Product Liability, Real Estate, Commercial and Business Disputes, Consumer Disputes, Contract, Proposition 65, Neighborhood Disputes

ADR Experience/Training

Trained and certified by Steven Rosenberg - Mediation Training; Arbitration and Mediation experience in Multiple Bay Area Counties.

Carol M. Kingsley

Attorney Mediator

Kingsley Mediation Services

One Sansome Street, 35th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94104
Phone: (415) 681-4329 Fax: (415) 681-4329 Email: ckingsley@kingsleymediations.com www.kingsleymediations.com

ADR Services

Mediation; Arbitration.

Specialty Areas

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).

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 www.TSLO.com

ADR Services

Arbitration; Mediation; Special Master.

Specialty Areas

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.

Elizabeth H. Shwiff

Partner

Shwiff, Levy & Polo, LLP

ADR Services

Mediation.

Specialty Areas

Discovery Master; Project Neutral; Settlement Conference; Dispute Review.

Specialty Areas

International Banking; International Fraud; Offshore Trusts; International Investments; Project Neutral; Settlement Conference; Dispute Review.

Frederick Carr

Full-time Mediator (Licensed Attorney)

Carr & Venner ADR Mediation Services

4460 Redwood Hwy., Suite 16-341, San Rafael, CA, 94903
Phone: (415) 388-0905 Fax: (415) 388-1036 Email: fredcarr@carrvenneradr.com www.carrvenneradr.com

ADR Services

Mediation; Special Master.

Specialty Areas

Personal Injury; Wrongful Death; Construction; Construction Defect; Maritime; Environmental; Products Liability; Commercial / Contracts / Transactions; Real Estate; Employment.

ADR Experience/Training

Mediating the Litigated Case Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law; Over 100 hours of one-on-one training with Charlotte Venner, SFTLA "Mediator of the Year"; "Drafting Effective Settlement Agreements" Ron Kelly; The Mediation Society 2013 Public Education Conference.

Education

Juris Doctorate, University of San Francisco School of Law, 1991; Bachelor of Arts, Science, Boston University, 1979; Engineering, Northeastern University, 1977.

Licenses/Certification

One-Man Submarines, Non-destructive Testing, Deep Sea Diving College of Oceaneering, Los Angeles CA
400 Ton Master's License, All Oceans, Republic of Panama.

Affiliations

California State Bar Association; California Dispute Resolution Council; Bar Association of San Francisco, ADR and Mediation Sections; Santa Clara County Bar Association, ADR Section; Marin County Bar Association ADR Section; Contra Costa County Bar Association, ADR Section; Solano County Bar Association, ADR Section; Sonoma County Bar Association, ADR Section.

Honors/Awards

Managing Editor University of San Francisco Maritime Law Journal 1991; Student Bar Association Award for Most Significant Contribution to the Character of the Law School Through Outstanding Service 1991; John Meehan Fellow (Recognition of a distinguished alumnus who has contributed to the growth and development of future lawyers by serving as a mentor to the profession). University Honors Research Grant, University of California at Santa Barbara. Allowed to complete degree in absentia, at U.C.S.B., Boston University.

Articles/Publications

Cultural Awareness in Mediation THE TRIAL LAWYER Magazine, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association. "How Confidential Is Mediation Anyway?" PLAINTIFF MAGAZINE. Numerous other articles addressing Risk Management.

Frederick C. Hertz

Lawyer/Mediator

Law & Mediation Office of Frederick Hertz

5464B College Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94618
Phone: (510) 834-4114 Email: fred@frederickhertz.com

ADR Services

Mediation, Arbitration, Special Master

Specialty Areas

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

Specialty Areas

Family; Real Estate; Environmental; Same-sex partnership disputes; Non-Marital Dissolutions; Land Use; LGBT Issues; Construction.

ADR Experience/Training

My mediation practice focuses on the resolution of conflicts between co-owners of property in a personal relationship - marital, non-marital, friendship, and parent/child or siblings - as well as Tenancy-in-Common disputes, and other real property and business disputes. I have more than 25 years litigation experience, and have been trained through Gary Friendman and the Federal Court program. My goal is to integrate the personal issues into a comprehensive approach to practical problem solving.

Education

JD, Berkeley, 1981; MA, Urban Planning/Geography, Berkeley, 1991;

Licenses/Certification

State Bar of CA, 1981; Federal Court Bar, 1983.

Affiliations

The Mediation Society, board member.

Articles/Publications

Counseling Unmarried Couples: A Guide to Effective Representation, American Bar Association 2014. Making It Legal: A Guide to Same-Sex Marriage, Domestic Partnerships & Civil Unions, Nolo Pres 2014.

Gregory D. Walker

Mediator & Arbitrator

ADR Services

Mediation.

Specialty Areas

Judge Pro Tem; Referee.

Specialty Areas

Business; Commercial; Construction; Contracts; Credit / Financial; Insurance; Personal Injury; Probate / Trust; Real Estate; Uninsured Motorist.

ADR Experience/Training

Over 100 hours of Basic & Advanced Mediator Training, continuous participation in advanced mediation training & education programs; over 400 completed mediations; Member of Court Approved Panels of Bay Area State & Northern District Federal Courts; Trained Arbitrator, over 300 cases Arbitrated by private selection or Panel Assignment from AAA and the Bay Area State & Northern District Federal Courts.

Education

B.A., Economics, U.C. Berkeley, 1969; J.D., U.C. Berkeley (Boalt Hall), 1974.

Licenses/Certification

California Bar, 1974; U.S. Supreme Court, 1980.

Affiliations

BASF, ACBA, CCCBA, The Mediation Society.

Herman D. Papa

Attorney/Mediator

ADR Services

Mediation.

Specialty Areas

Neutral Evaluations.

Specialty Areas

Personal Injury; Maritime; Uninsured Motorist; Medical Malpractice; Employment; Entertainment; Insurance Bad Faith; Probate/Trust; Real Estate; Public Entity Liability.

Jeffrey Allen

Attorney / Mediator / Arbitrator

Graves & Allen

1300 Clay Street, Suite 600, Oakland, CA, 94612
Phone: (510) 839-8777 Alternate: (510) 610-8777 Fax: (510) 839-5192 Email: jallenlaw@gravesallen.com www.gravesallen.com

ADR Services

Mediation.

Specialty Areas

Real Estate; Construction; Business Disputes; Personal Injury; Partnership Disputes; Trust Disputes.

Jeffrey R. Windsor

Mediator - Attorney

Windsor PLC

505 Montgomery St., 11th Flr., San Francisco, CA, 94111
Phone: (415) 874-3800 Alternate: (650) 632-4500 Fax: (415) 358-4677 Email: jeff@windsor-plc.com www.windsor-plc.com

ADR Services

Mediation.

Specialty Areas

Discovery Referee; Early Neutral Evaluation.

Specialty Areas

Business; Construction Defect; Personal Injury; Employment; Insurance; Contracts; Landlord/Tenant; Real Estate; Fee Disputes.

Joanna Barron

Vice President

ADR Services, Inc.

100 First Street, 27th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94105
Phone: (415) 772-0900 Fax: (415) 772-0960 Email: Joanna@adrservices.com www.adrservices.com

ADR Services

Arbitration; Mediation; Special Master

Julie A. Welsh

Mediator

Julie A. Welsh, Mediation Services

Phone: (925) 683-3572

ADR Services

Mediation.

Specialty Areas

Personal Injury/Wrongful Death, Employment, Product Liability, Medical Malpractice, Contract, Real Estate, Construction, Education, Discrimination.

ADR Experience/Training

Full-time mediator since 2007, after 19 years as AV-rated Litigator. Mediation training at Pepperdine Law School and with Steven Rosenberg (Basic and Advanced). Settled 97% of all cases to date.

Education

BS, Psychology, Santa Clara University, 1984; JD, Law, Santa Clara University, 1987.

Licenses/Certification

Mediation training at Pepperdine Law School (42 units); Mediation training with Steven Rosenberg (36 units); Advanced Mediation training with Steven Rosenberg (15 units).

Affiliations

BASF ADR Panel; CCCBA ADR Panel; Judge Pro Tem for State (OAH); CCC Bar Association; Bar Association of San Francisco; SFTLA.

Honors/Awards

Awarded Preeminent AV-Rating by Martindale-Hubbell; Listed as one of the "Top Bay Area Lawyers" in Bay Area Magazine (Jan / Feb 2006).

Keith C. Stoneking

CPA/CFF/Mediator

Stoneking, CPA & Mediation Services

P.O. BOX 1151, Sausalito, CA, 94966
Phone: (415) 332-3064 Fax: (415) 289-0893 Email: kcscpa@comcast.net

ADR Services

Mediation.

ADR Experience/Training

Mr. Stoneking is a sole proprietor who provides litigation support services as well as services in mediation and neutral evaluation in family and civil mediation cases. He developed the pro bono Family Law Mediation program for Nevada County Superior Court State of California and provided Mediation Services for eight years.

Education

MBA, Business, Golden Gate University, 1978; BS, Accounting, Cal. State at Long Beach, 1969; AA, Business, El Camino Jr., 1967.

Licenses/Certification

CPA, California, Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF); Certificate of Completion in Mediation, Basic and Advanced; Certificate of Completion from the AICPA in Personal Financial Planning.

Affiliations

AICPA; California Society of CPAs; Collaborative Council of The Redwood Empire (Past member); U.S. Bankruptcy ADR Panel; Rotary Club of Sausalito (past President); Board of Directors 1996 -1998, San Francisco Chapter.

Articles/Publications

Family Law and the Accounting Profession (4/25/98), presented to Lake County; Case Study as Mediator, and Neutral Evaluator in Family Law Disputes (10/21/97), presented to CSCPAs ADR Committee; Role of Accounting Manager, and other Management Staff in Litigation Disputes (5/07/99), presented to CSCPA San Francisco Chapter; Mediation, What is it, and What are the Pitfalls (2/10/04), presented to CSCPAs San Francisco Chapter Litigation Committee.

Kevin C. Coleman

Mediator

Mediation Office of Kevin C. Coleman

369-B Third Street, #127, San Rafael, CA, 94901
Phone: (415) 488-7609 Email: Kevin@KColemanMediation.com www.kcolemanmediation.com

ADR Services

Mediation.

Specialty Areas

Judge Pro Tem; Settlement Conference Officer, Discovery Facilitator.

Specialty Areas

Personal Injury; Business; Real Estate; Construction; Employment; Consumer; Lemon Law; In Pro Per; Medical Malpractice; Landlord/Tenant.

Kevin T. Haroff

Partner

Marten Law PLLC

555 Montgomery Street, Suite 820, San Francisco, CA, 94111
Phone: (415) 860-3356 Alternate: (415) 684-9359 Fax: (415) 684-9360 Email: kharoff@martenlaw.com www.martenlaw.com

ADR Services

Arbitration; Mediation

ADR Experience/Training

Engaged in multiple high-profile ADR proceedings and negotiations for more than 35 years as an attorney and partner with several national and international law firms. Matters have included complex environmental, land use, insurance, governmental and commercial disputes. Over 70 hours of training in California mediation and arbitration procedures and practices.

Education

J.D. Cornell Law School, 1981; MBA Cornell University, 1981; B.A. Philosophy/Psychology Cornell University 1977.

Licenses/Certification

•State Bar of California, #123126 (1986)
•State Bar of New York, #2344653 (1985)
•State Bar of Texas, #09023000 (1982)
•U.S. Supreme Court (1985)
•U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (2010)
•U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (1991)
•U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas (2010)
•U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas (1982)
•U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California (2003)
•U.S. District Court for Central District of California (1993)
•U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California (1988)
•U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (1986)
•Certificates in California Mediation and Arbitration

Affiliations

•American Bar Association (Environmental, Energy and Resources and International Law Sections)
•California State Bar Association
•Texas State Bar Association
•Bar Association of San Francisco•Marin County Bar Association
•City Councilmember and former Mayor, City of Larkspur, Marin County California
•Member of the Board and Executive Committee, MCE Clean Energy (Marin, Napa, Solano, and Contra Costa Counties)
•Past Executive Board Member, Cornell Law School Alumni Association
•Past Member of the Board and Executive Committee, Voluntary Legal Services Program of the Bar Association of San Francisco
•Past Member of the Board of Directors and Board Secretary, San Francisco Bar Association Foundation
•Past Trustee, World Affairs Council of Northern California
•Past Board Member, California Asia Business Council

Honors/Awards

•Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business
•Northern California Super Lawyers
•Best Lawyers in America

Articles/Publications

•Kevin T. Haroff, EME Homer City v. EPA Affirms Role of Federalism in Environmental Regulation) The Legal Pulse (Wash. Legal Found., September 2012)
•Kevin T. Haroff, On Thin Air: Standi·ng, Climate Change) and the National Environmental PolicyActJ 46 Val. U. L. Rev. 411 (2012)
•Kevin T. Haroff and Amanda Leiter, On the Merits: EMEHomer City Generation v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Wash. Legal Found., April 2012)
•Kevin T. Haroff, The New Environmental Paradigm: Trends and Strategies for Responding to the Challenge of Climate Change) The Legal Impact of Climate Change - Leading Lawyers on Navigating New Laws, Avoiding Liability, and Anticipating Future Challenges for Clients (Thompson Reuters, 2010 ed.)
•Kevin T. Haroff, Summers v. Earth Island Institute Reiterates Actual Injury Requirement for Citizen Suit Standing, 24:27 Legal Backgrounder (Wash. Legal Found., August 14, 2009)
•Kevin T. Haroff & Katherine K. Moore, Global Climate Change and the National Environmental Policy Act) 42 U.S.F.L. Rev. 155 (2007)

Malcolm Sher

Attorney / Mediator

Malcolm Sher 4 Mediated Solutions

3494 Camino Tassajara, # 431, Danville, CA, 94506
Phone: (925) 906-0990 Alternate: (925) 998-4255 Email: malcolm@sher4mediatedsolutions.com www.sher4mediatedsolutions.com

ADR Services

Mediation, Arbitration.

Specialty Areas

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.

Marc P. Bouret

CEO

Bouret ADR & Mediation Firm

1630 North Main Street, Suite 120, Walnut Creek, CA, 94596-4609
Phone: (925) 210-0400 Alternate: (925) 360-1248 Fax: (925) 210-0401 Email: mpb500@aol.com www.adr-resolve.com

ADR Services

Arbitration; Mediation; Special Master.

Specialty Areas

Neutral Evaluation; Settlement Conferences; Conciliation; Fact finding Investigations; Uninsured/Underinsured Motorists; Ins. Code 2071 Appraisals.

Specialty Areas

Personal Injury/Wrongful Death; Business Commercial; Labor & Employment; Consumer-Lemon Law; Elder Care/Elder Abuse; Real Estate & Property; Product Liability; Premises Liability; Construction; Insurance Coverage.

ADR Experience/Training

40 years as Attorney; Extensive experience as professional mediator, arbitrator, neutral evaluator, since 1983, 441+ hours of in-depth training; Broad experience as an advocate, arbitrator in over 2,850+ hearings, mediator in over 4,300+ hearings; Certificates for Outstanding Contributions in delivery of ADR Services to Alameda County; Alameda County, Arbitrator Honor Roll (2002-2003); ADR website at www.adr-resolve.com.

Education

BA, cum laude, pre-Law, University of the Pacific, 1975; MBA, Saint Mary's College, 1981; JD (AmJur-Criminal and Labor & law review), California Western School of Law, 1978.

Licenses/Certification

California Bar, 1978; U.S. District Court, ND and ED Cal; Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit; U.S. Tax Court & U.S. Supreme Court.

Affiliations

Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation; Association For Conflict Resolution (ACR); Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin and Sonoma County Bar Associations; American Bar Association, Sections on Dispute Resolution; Director, Alameda County Bar Foundation, 1999-2002; Cal. Statewide Delegate, American Bar Association, 2002-2003; President, Alameda County Bar Association, 1998, and Director, 1994 - 1999; National Mediation Panel; NASD and NYSE past Arbitrator; Resolute Systems, Inc.

Honors/Awards

Distinguished Service Award, ACBA, 1993; Outstanding Attorney Volunteer Award, Volunteers in Parole, 2000; AV rated in Martindale-Hubbell; Rated 3 stars, Member www.mediate.com; President, Volunteer Legal Services Corporation, 1999 (Now Open Access).

Articles/Publications

Six Lead Law Review Articles Published.

Mark Gainer

Principal

Legal Additions LLC

ADR Services

Mediation.

Specialty Areas

Business; Commercial; Credit/Financial; Debt Collection; Employment; Fee Disputes; Intellectual Property; Land Use; Partnership Disputes; Probate/Trust; Professional Disputes; Real Estate.

Mark D. Petersen

Partner

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

ADR Services

Mediation.

Specialty Areas

Business; Landlord-Tenant; Construction; Employment; Intellectual Property; General Business; Consumer Fraud; Biotechnology.

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