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California Academy of Distinguished Neutrals - Member Roster
The California Academy of Distinguished Neutrals is a statewide organization whose membership consists of mediators and arbitrators distinguished by their hands-on experience in the field of conflict resolution, and by their commitment to methods of alternative dispute resolution.

Membership is limited to California neutrals who have substantial experience in the resolution of commercial & civil disputes, and who have been recognized for their accomplishments through the Academy's peer-nomination process.


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



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