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Northern California Mediators

Name
( 1
Office location) 

2Hourly Rate

3Service Area(s)

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

 $275  

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.
(Sonora) 

$385 

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

 Daunt, Philip J., Esq.
(Monterey)

 $400 

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)

$400

Santa Clara county with no charge. San Mateo or Monterey county charged one way at hourly mediation rate. Other areas negotiable. 

 Hildreth, Jim W.
(Sonora/Oakland)

 $325 

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.
(Office space available in all Service Areas)

$450/hour.
No charge for cancellations with at least 24 hours advance notice.

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

Karp, Steven, Esq.
(Burlingame)

$250

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

Lai, Edward, Esq.
(Multiple)  
$385  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 mediate disputes to all other counties in the state of California 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)

$450  

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

Moss, Roger A., Esq.

Online Dispute Resolution

 $395

4hr minimum

Serving California and beyond through Online Dispute Resolution

 Nguyen, Jimmy
(San Jose)

 $400

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 & food 

Rosenberg, Steven, Esq.
(Multiple) 

$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.
(Multiple)
$350 

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)

$275

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

Sher, Malcolm, Esq.
(multiple) 

$300 

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.
(Oakland, Los Angeles) 
$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)  

 $400 

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)

$395 

Sebastopol, Sonoma County, Mendocino, Napa, Lake, Emeryville, San Francisco, 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 mediation


Central California Mediators

Name
( 1
Office location) 

2Hourly Rate

3Service Area(s)

Cherry, James J., Esq.   

(Sonora)

$385  

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

 Cook, Russell D., Esq.     

(Fresno)

$350

 WIthout Travel Charge: Fresno, Tulare, Madara, Kings and Merced Counties. Will travel elsewhere in the state of California, charging travel at $150.00 per hour

 Daunt, Philip J., Esq.
(Monterey)

$400 

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

 Goetz, Gisele, Esq.

(Santa Barbara)

$350

 Ventura, Santa Barbara counties. Kern and San Luis Obispo counties with a flat travel fee of $350.00

 Hazelton, M.Troy,
Esq.

(Fresno)

$195 

 Fresno, Tulare, Madera and Merced Counties

Jacobs, Robert, Esq.
(Office space available in all Service Areas)

$450/hour.
No charge for cancellations with at least 24 hours advance notice.

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

  Moss, Roger A., Esq.

Online Dispute Resolution

 $395

4h minimum

 Serving California and beyond through Online Dispute Resolution

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

$395

 Sebastopol, Sonoma County, Mendocino, Napa, Lake, Emeryville, San Francisco, 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 mediation


Southern California Mediators

 Name
( 1
Office location)

2Hourly Rate

3Service Area(s)

 
Afsar, Amir H., Esq.
(Palm Desert)

$400

Coachella Valley. Flat travel fees to Riverside / Orange / Los Angeles / San Diego counties. 

Andersen, Robert T., Esq.
(Riverside) 

$250 

 
Riverside, San Bernardino and eastern Los Angeles Counties with no travel fee. San Diego, Orange and
Los Angeles Counties for a flat travel fee of $100 unless major traffic is anticipated.

 
Ayvazi, Rafik, Esq.
(Encino)

 $400

Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, San Bernardino Counties 

 Berman, Scott
(Westlake Village)

 $300 Ventura and Los Angeles Counties 

 
Bollard, William C. ,Esq.
(Irvine)

 
$400

Flat travel fee of $200 for any travel outside of Orange County

Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, and San Diego Counties 

Borner, Craig S.
(San Clemente) 

 $350

Flat travel fee of $150 for any travel outside of Orange County

Orange County, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, and San Diego Counties 

 Bourbeau, Ashley
(Burbank)

 $250

Los Angeles County
Travels to the following counties for a flat travel rate of $125 - Orange, San Bernardino, Ventura, Lower Kern County (between Los Angeles and Bakersfield Area) 

Carlton, Daniel C.,Esq.
(Costa Mesa)

$375
(Three-hour minimum)

Orange County

 
Cripe, Donald B., Esq.
(Redlands, Riverside & Rancho Cucamonga)

$400

 Riverside and San Bernardino counties; southwestern Inland Empire. Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura counties with IRS-approved mileage fee. Don conducts most mediations in Riverside.

 Fassberg, Wendy, Esq.

(Calabasas & Encino)

 $400 

Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, Riverside, San Bernardino Counties 

 Friedlander, Dan, Esq.

(Ventura and Los Angeles counties)

 
$340  Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Travels to San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Kern, San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange counties for an additional fee. 

Garcia, Steven Ray, Esq.
(Pasadena)

 

$390  

All Southern California Counties. Travel reimbursement of $4 per mile for travel more than 50 miles from Pasadena

 
Garemore, Margaret, Esq.
(Offices in all Service Area Counties) 

$350 

Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura and San Diego Counties

 Goode, Thomas B., Esq.
(San Diego, Centrally located with free parking)

 $325 Hourly/ $1,300 Half Day up to 4 hours / $2,500 Full Day up to 8 hours 

Southern California

Gruber, Allen M., Esq.
(San Diego) 

$400 hour/$1,150 half-day (4 hours)/$1,800 full-day (6 hours) – there is a 4 hour minimum. Lunch is provided, and there are no charges for travel time and expense or preparing for the mediation.

Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside,
San Bernardino, Imperial, San Diego Counties

Hyman, Andrew, Esq.
(Encino)

$300
(Four-hour minimum)

Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura Counties. Riverside and San Bernardino Counties with $4 per mile fee and eight hour minimum.  

 Jorgensen, Jeanne, Esq.
(Encino)
 $350 Orange County and Los Angeles County within a 40-mile radius of Irvine with no travel fee. Other portions of Los Angeles County and Riverside County for a negotiable flat fee based on distance.
 

 Karp, David I., Esq.
(Van Nuys)

 $420
(Four-hour minimum)

Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, San Bernardino Counties

 Kermani, Samira, Esq.
(West Los Angeles)

 $395

Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura Counties with $4 per mile fee over 40 miles from 90025.

Online mediation services also available

Lepley, Stephen C., Esq.
(Manhattan Beach)

 $375
(Four-hour minimum)

 Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego Counties. Travel to San Diego County will be billed at IRS-approved rate.

Lopez, Star Q., Esq.
(Newport Beach & San Diego)  

$360 per hour

1,065 half-day (4 hours)

1,770 full-day (6 hours)

snacks are provided

Orange County and San Diego County. Riverside County and San Bernardino County for a negotiable flat fee based on distance.
 

Lucas, Devin R., Esq.
(Newport Beach)

 $325

Three or more parties requires a 4-hour minimum plus $40 facilities fee per party (separate rooms provided).

 Orange and Los Angeles Counties

 Lutringer, Richard, Esq.
(Palm Springs) 
 $275 Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange Counties. Will travel to Santa Barbara, Ventura, Kern and Imperial Counties for $100/hour travel time.

Lynch, Kenneth, Esq.
(Carlsbad)

 $250

San Diego County  

Online mediation services also available

Macneil, Sayre, Esq.
(Santa Barbara)  

$325

Santa Barbara, Ventura, Oxnard, Solvang, Santa Ynez, Santa Maria, San Luis Obispo

McDermott, Doug, Esq.
(Santa Monica)  
$350  Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Ventura, and Santa Barbara Counties 

 Menard, Jean-Paul, Esq.
(Downtown Los Angeles)

$325 

Los Angeles and Orange counties. Mr. Menard will travel to the parties' location if desired for a $200 flat travel fee. 

Mirabel, Christine E., Esq.
(Pasadena)

 $350 

 Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Ventura and Riverside Counties

Molligan, RJ, Esq. 

(West Hollywood)  

 $350 

Los Angeles County

 Moss, Roger A., Esq.

Online Dispute Resolution

 $395

4hr minimum

 

Serving California and beyond through Online Dispute Resolution

Nguyen, Jimmy
(San Jose) 

$400

4 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 & food 

 Page, Christine, Esq.
(Los Angeles)

$400 

Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura Counties

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.  

 
Petlak, Alan S., Esq.
(Century City -Los Angeles)

 $400

West Los Angeles. Mr. Petlak will also travel to Downtown, Los Angeles, Orange County and Ventura County.

Ross, Barry, Esq.
(Burbank) 

 $450

Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside,
San Bernardino, San Diego and Ventura Counties 

Schoemaker, Charles, Esq., (Palm Springs, Rancho Cucamonga and Monrovia) 

$300

Riverside, San Bernardino, Los Angeles, and Orange Counties. Mr. Schoemaker will travel to the office locations of the involved parties.  

Shultz, Joan
(Los Angeles, Camarillo)

 $290

Ventura, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara Counties. There are no travel fees.

Smith, David Campbell, Esq.
(Los Angeles)
$350 

Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside counties with no travel charge. Travel time to other areas, $150/hr 

Online mediation services also available

 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. 

Sotomayor, Rande, Esq.   (Pasadena)    

 $400

Los Angeles, Ventura, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties no travel fee.  Santa Barbara, Orange and San Diego Counties, $500 travel fee 

Spile, Steven, Esq.

(Encino, Los Angeles, and Temecula)    

$350  Central and Southern California 

Stine, Joseph, L., Esq.
(Carlsbad)

 $385

(4 hour minimum)

San Diego, Orange, Riverside Counties  

 Stone, Elliott H., Esq.
(Woodland Hills and Orange County)

$550 

(4 hour minimum)

Los Angeles and Orange Counties without additional fee 

 Tessier-Gluzerman, Denise M., Esq. (Palm Springs)

 $200 

Orange County, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties

 Thomas, Lane J., Esq.
(Pasadena, Whittier)

$350 

Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside,
San Bernardino, San Diego, Ventura Counties

Trester, Fredric W., Esq.
(Los Angeles, Irvine)

 $350 

 Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, Inland Empire, Santa Barbara

 Trott, Dominic
(Marina del Rey, Local realtor associations by request based on property location) 

$375 per hour (Four-hour minimum commitment). $300 per hour for disputes less than $10,000. Mediation preparation including document review, initial calls and travel time in excess of 2 hours to be billed at $200 per hour.  

Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Ventura and San Bernardino Counties 

Wallack, Gordon Reid, Esq.
Encino (San Fernando Valley)  

 $400

Los Angeles (and San Fernando Valley locations), Orange, Riverside,
San Bernardino, San Diego Counties 

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

$395 

Sebastopol, Sonoma County, Mendocino, Napa, Lake, Emeryville, San Francisco, 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 mediation


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

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

3 Unless 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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