Alternative Dispute Resolution Directory

Paula M. Lawhon

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:

ADR Services


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.


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).


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).