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California's premier mediators

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The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals is a national association whose membership consists of attorneys distinguished by their hands-on experience in the field of commercial conflict resolution, and by their commitment to methods of alternative dispute resolution. 

Membership is by invitation only, and limited to mediators and arbitrators who are well established as trusted neutrals amongst the legal community within their state of practice. All Academy members have been found to meet stringent practice criteria and are amongst the most in-demand ADR attorneys in their respective states, as voted by both local peers and litigation firms.

The following 66 California mediators are recognized as Members of the Academy...

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Byrum, Kenneth Dowling Aaron Incorporated Bakersfield
Kelly, Ron Mediator & Arbitrator Berkeley
Fine, Jack DRS Certified Mediator & Arbitrator Beverly Hills
Mandell, Ronald ADR Offices of Ronald J. Mandell Beverly Hills
Ross, Barry ROSS Mediation Services Burbank
Lawlor Goyette, Anne Griffiths • Goyette Burlingame
Nagle, William Special Master/Mediator Burlingame
Kaufer, Laurel Kaufer Mediation Services Calabasas
Noll, Douglas Noll Associates Clovis
Phillips, Layn Phillips ADR Enterprises, P.C. Corona del Mar
Sher, Malcolm malcolm sher 4 mediated solutions Danville
Sepassi, Steven SEPASSI & TARIGHATI, LLP Encino
Tarighati, Mitch Sepassi & Tarighati, LLP Encino
Gallo, Katherine Discovery Referee/Special Master/Mediator Foster City
Jacobson, Lee Jacobson Dispute Resolution Fresno
Collisson, Peter PETER D. COLLISSON PROF. CORP. Laguna Beach
Bayard, Michael Construction ADR Services Los Angeles
Berman, Lee Jay The Mediation Offices of Lee Jay Berman Los Angeles
Derin, Greg Judicate West Los Angeles
Gibbs, Ken JAMS Los Angeles
Kessler, Joan JAMS Los Angeles
Kichaven, Jeff Jeff Kichaven Mediations Los Angeles
Levy, Leonard ADR Services, Inc. Los Angeles
McCauley, Jay J McCauley & Associates LLC Los Angeles
Page, Christine Page Dispute Resolution Los Angeles
Rothman, Deborah Mediator & Arbitrator Los Angeles
Madison, James Attorney at Law, Mediator & Arbitrator Menlo Park
Ashworth, Mark Ashworth - ADR Solutions Newport Beach
Lavdiotis, Chris Lavdiotis Mediation Oakland
Leitner, Elaine Leitner Mediation Oakland
Meadows, David Meadows Mediation & ADR Services Oakland
Phelps, Richard Mediator/Arbitrator/Attorney Oakland
Benton, Gary Gary Benton Arbitration Palo Alto
Reese, Thomas Attorney, Mediator & Arbitrator Palo Alto
Holmes, Reginald The Holmes Law Firm Pasadena
Klibanow, Linda Mediator/Arbitrator/Attorney Pasadena
Nycum, Susan Technology Dispute Resolution Services Portola Valley
Stevenson, Ivan Confidential Mediation & Dispute Resolution (CMDR) Rolling Hills Estates
Malovos, Ken Malovos Mediation Sacramento
Glass, Doug Glass Mediations San Diego
Ingwalson, Carl Mediation & Arbitration Offices San Diego
Bates, John JAMS San Francisco
Brand, Norm Arbitration and Mediation Offices of Norman Brand San Francisco
Brown, Ernest Ernest Brown ADR San Francisco
Dubow, Paul Arbitrator & Mediator San Francisco
Edwards, Bruce JAMS Inc. San Francisco
Laeuchli, Urs Laeuchli ADR San Francisco
Long, Claudia ADR Services, Inc. San Francisco
Turitz, Gilda Turitz Dispute Resolution San Francisco
McCollum, Craig Just Resolutions, Alternative Dispute Neutral Services San Luis Obispo
Carrington, R.A. Mediation Services Santa Barbara
LaMothe, Louise Louise A. LaMothe, A Prof. Corporation Santa Barbara
Lindenauer, Victoria Lindenauer Mediation Santa Barbara
Ochoa, Frank Sanger Swysen & Dunkle Santa Barbara
Ruh, James Innovative Dispute Resolutions, LLC Santa Barbara
Boserup, Viggo JAMS Santa Monica
Calkins, George JAMS, Inc. Santa Monica
Cohen, Steven Cohen & Associates, Inc Santa Monica
Curtis, Dana Dana Curtis Mediation Sausalito
Mellinkoff, Debra Mellinkoff Mediation Sausalito
Chernow, Eli Judge of the Superior Court, Retired Sherman Oaks
Factor III, Max Factor Mediation & Arbitration Services, Inc. South Pasadena
Lingl, James Lingl ADRS Thousand Oaks
Masters, Christine Masters & Ribakoff Toluca Lake
Mehta, Steve Mediation Offices of Steven G. Mehta, Esq. Valencia
Saler, Alan Alan Saler Mediation Services Valley Village



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