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Paula M. Lawhon

Paula M. Lawhon

Founding Mediator & Attorney at Law

Lawhon Law & Mediation, P.C.

4040 Civic Center Drive
Suite 200
San Rafael, CA 94903
Phone: (415) 398-3400 Fax: (415) 398-3446 Email: Website:

ADR Services


Additional Services

Full-Time Family Law Mediator. Private Settlement Conferences.

Specialty Areas

Mediation Services: Family

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).


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


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


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.


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

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