Member Profile: Chris P. Lavdiotis

Chris P. Lavdiotis
Lombard Loper & Conant LLP
1999 Harrison Street, 26th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
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Tel: (510) 433-2600
Fax: (510) 433-2699

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Discovery Referee; ADR Training/CME


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Chris P. Lavdiotis has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Contract Disputes
Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Negligence
Workers' Compensation
Wrongful Death



Mr. Lavdiotis has been involved in the successful mediation of more than 4100 cases, and the arbitration of more than 500 cases involving many different kinds of legal disputes. 100% of his practice is now dedicated to mediation and arbitration work.

In recognition of his long and extensive practice as a successful mediator and arbitrator, Mr. Lavdiotis was honored as ADR Provider of the Month by the Alameda County Bar Association, in September 1996. He is frequently appointed to serve as a mediator or arbitrator by the Alameda County Superior Court, by the Contra Costa County Superior Court and by other state courts. Mr. Lavdiotis is often appointed a mediator by the Alameda County Bar Association's ADR referral program and by the Contra Costa EASE program.

Mr. Lavdiotis has practiced law as a trial attorney since 1980. His private litigation practice emphasized a wide variety of general liability disputes, as well as insurance coverage litigation and professional negligence litigation.


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California, 1980 J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 1975 B.A., Bachelor of Arts

Memberships & Affiliations

Mr. Lavdiotis is a member of the Arbitration Panels of both the Alameda and Contra Costa County Superior Courts, and he has served as a participant and panelist in the Alameda County Superior Court's EDP and SETL Programs. He has also served as a panelist in the San Francisco Superior Court Pre-Arbitration Settlement Conference Program, in the Alameda County Bar Association ADR Referral Program, and in the Contra Costa Superior Court EASE program.


$375 per hour (as of January 1, 2009). 3 hour minimum charge. This fee is shared equally by the parties unless the parties have made another arrangement among themselves. There are no additional administrative charges. A deposit of $1200 is to be paid two weeks prior to the mediation or arbitration hearing date.


Chris P. Lavdiotis 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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