with offices in San Francisco and Oakland, California.
We use Mediation and Collaborative Law methods to facilitate the resolution of issues related to: estates and probate, divorce, child custody, child and spousal support, marital settlement agreements, and premarital agreements.
At Mediation Offices we are committed to:
- Tailoring clients’ legal services to their specific needs
- Facilitating respectful resolutions with an emphasis on creating a positive future for clients and their families
- Practicing a values-based approach to conflict resolution, which involves getting to know clients and understanding their priorities
xxxxxxxxI exclusively practice mediation and Collaborative Practice and so I am rarely in court. Never being in court makes it easy for me to recollect the conclusion I made years ago in law school when I worked full time for a judge in Family Court: an adversarial environment is not a good place for family matters. But I recently stood in line at a local court’s Family Law Clerk’s Office to file some clients’ pleadings. As I waited I was viscerally reminded of how I arrived at that conclusion over a decade ago....[More]