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Member Profile: Barbara S. Bryant

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Mediation Law Offices
1569 Solano Avenue, Box 542
Berkeley, CA 94707
Email: Click for email

Tel: (510) 558-0600
Fax: (510) 527-6046

CA Chapter:

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Early Neutral Evaluation; Facilitation & Systems Design; Fact Finding; Discovery Referee; Special Master


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Barbara S. Bryant has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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Barbara S. Bryant mediates cases in all areas of employment and discrimination law, as well as discrimination and harassment cases in housing, educational and business settings. She is known for providing a supportive, personalized and effective mediation process, and consistently demonstrates the power of mediation to resolve even the most challenging disputes.

Barbara has been a mediator, special master, settlement commissioner and workplace investigator since the mid-1990s (full-time since 2000), as well as a mediation coach for the California Courts of Appeal and Stanford Law School mediator training programs. She has taught Sexual Harassment Law at the University of California Berkeley's School of Law since 1989. Barbara litigated individual and class actions in state and federal court for nineteen years, specializing in employment, sexual harassment and discrimination cases.


  • J.D., Golden Gate University School of Law (Highest Honors)
  • M.S.W., California State University, Social Work, Sacramento
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, Psychology

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Advisory Council, Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice, Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley
  • Association for Conflict Resolution
  • Association for Dispute Resolution, Northern California
  • The Mediation Society
  • ADR Sections, Alameda County Bar Association and Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Labor and Employment Law and ADR Sections,California State Bar
  • Earl Warren Chapter, American Inns of Court


Mediations $500/hour Special Master/Discovery Referee services $450/hour Workplace Investigations $300/hour


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Barbara S. Bryant is a member of our CA chapter, California Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, California's premier roster of preeminent mediators and arbitrators. The CADN profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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