Alternative Dispute Resolution Directory

Steven J. Geller, MAI, Esq., MRICS

Steven J. Geller, MAI, Esq., MRICS

Senior Vice President

Newmark Knight Frank

1333 N. California Blvd.
Suite 343
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone: (925) 467-0902 Alternate: (925) 216-0770 Fax: (925) 838-4559 Email:

ADR Services

Arbitration; Mediation; Settlement Mentor

Additional Services

Commercial Rent Arbitration/mediation; Insurance; Real Estate.

Specialty Areas

Appraisal; Valuation; Mediation; Expert Witness - Real Estate Valuation & Appraisal; Standard of Care - Appraisers; Diminution in value; Environmental; Water; Insurance, Business, Tax, Right-of-way.

ADR Experience/Training

Extensive Mediation Experience for California Department of Insurable for Disputes between Insured and Insurers for Fire, Earthquake and Vehicle; Extensive settlement mentor mediation experience, Contra Costa County Superior Court. 40 hour mediation fundamentals through Contra Costa County Bar (1996), California Department of Insurance Mediator. Insurance, Real Estate, Automotive disputes. Numerous EASE mediations conducted on behalf of Contra Costa County Superior Court. JAMS Arbitration experience, Civil Arbitration/Mediation experience.


JD, Law, Golden Gate University, 1988; BA, Economics/Environmental Studies, University of California at Santa Barbara - UCSB, 1980.


Member Appraisal Institute (MAI), Member California State Bar, Licensed California State Certified General Appraiser, Member Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).


California, State Bar, Appraisal Institute.