Northern California Mediators

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Office location) 

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Anscher, Barbara M., Esq.  (Berkeley/Oakland)


Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco and Marin Counties with no travel fee. Napa, Sonoma, Solano, Yolo, Sacramento, San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties for a negotiable travel fee. 

Cherry, James J., Esq.



Bay Area to Sierra Foothills and Sacramento to Fresno. $125 travel time in each direction if the mediation takes place away from my office.


Daunt, Philip J., Esq.




Monterey, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, San Benito, San Mateo and Alameda Counties. $200 per hour travel charge for mediations not held at Monterey office location.

Hare, Jeffrey B., Esq.
(San Jose)


Travel time within Santa Clara County included; Travel time to locations in San Mateo or Monterey County charged one way at hourly rates noted above. Service outside of these areas is negotiable. Conference room charges extra unless provided.

 Hildreth, Jim W.


San Francisco Bay Area, Central Valley & Mother Lode Regions


Including Alameda, Amador, Calaveras, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Humboldt, Fresno, Glenn, Marin, Mariposa, Merced, Madera, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Santa Clara, San Francisco, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Solano, Tulare, Tuolumne & Yolo Counties.


Travel Fee $100 hourly, RT or negotiated by distance.


Free consultation


Online (ODR) Mediation Services also available

Jacobs, Robert, Esq.


No fee for travel within Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara San Francisco, Stanislaus or San Joaquin counties. Services available in other counties with travel fee depending on distance.


Online mediation services also available

Karp, Stephen


San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Marin Counties. Sonoma County, $100 travel fee. 

Lai, Edward


San Francisco, Marin, Solano, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Alameda, Sonoma, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Yolo and Sacramento counties without charge for travel time. Willing to travel to all other counties in the state of CA for reimbursement of reasonable travel costs and a flat travel fee of $200.00. 

Marks, E. David, Esq.
(Mountain View, San Antonio and El Camino)


Santa Clara and Mateo Counties, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Sonoma, Napa, and Alameda Counties   

 Moss, Roger A., Esq.

Online Dispute Resolution


4hr minimum

Serving California and beyond through Online Dispute Resolution
Nguyen, Jimmy
(San Jose) 


4hr minimum

Santa Clara County - travel fee included within county

San Mateo, Alameda, Santa Cruz - $200/hr travel fee

Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Riverside, and Ventura Counties - $500 roundtrip airfare/travel time, plus $400/night for hotel and food

Pagliassotti, John
(Downtown Los Angeles and City of Orange) 
 $350 All of California. No travel charge within these Southern California counties (Los Angeles, Ventura, San Diego, Riverside and San Bernardino). For areas outside of Southern California: Airfare, hotel and ground transportation to be paid by parties.  

Rosenberg, Steven, Esq.

$400/hour for two party mediations ($200 each)

450/hour for three party mediations ($150 each)

San Francisco, Marin, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma, Solano and Napa Counties. Affiliated offices available in all Service Area counties.  

Online mediation services also available

Scheg, Nathan, Esq.

Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma. All other California counties for reimbursement of reasonable travel costs and a flat travel fee of $175.00. Travel fee is waived for full day mediations.


Online mediation services also available

 Schwartz, Allan, Esq.
(San Francisco)


San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Sonoma.

Sher, Malcolm, Esq.


Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma Counties. $100 travel charge for mediations more than 75 miles from San Ramon.

Smith, Harold Peter, Esq.
(Oakland, Los Angeles) 
 $375 Alameda, San Francisco, Marin, Contra Costa, Napa, Sonoma, Santa Clara, San Mateo and Los Angeles counties. No charge for travel within service areas. 
 Tabibian, Shirley, Esq.
(San Diego, Online Services)
$250  San Diego County, other joint counties (North, East, South), all Indian reservations, and Los Angeles counties. Other counties in CA with reimbursement of reasonable travel costs 

Vencill, William C., Esq.    (Lafayette & Walnut Creek)   


Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Counties. No charge for travel within the service areas for 30 minutes or less of travel time in each direction.

Weiner, Gary, Esq.
(Offices in all Service Area Counties) 


Sebastopol, Sonoma County, Mendocino, Napa, Lake, Emeryville, San Fancisco, Marin, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Solano Counties and Los Angeles Counties without travel fee. Elsewhere in California without travel fee if parties guarantee 8 hours of mediation.

1Office location is the location of the mediator's office where mediations may be held.

2The hourly rate for the first two hours for all mediators is $175 per hour. See Fees & Costs for general fee requirements that apply to all mediations.

3Unless otherwise noted, Service Area(s) are those locations the mediator will travel to without charge for travel fees and costs, provided the parties have arranged for suitable conference space for the entire day of the mediation. In general, suitable conference space will include access to a separate conference room for each party to the mediation in a quiet environment where confidentiality may reasonably be maintained.

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