Best Mediators & Arbitrators in San Diego

Why These Mediators & Arbitrators?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Diego Mediators & Arbitrators on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

A Fair Way Mediation Center

A Fair Way Mediation Center has been helping San Diego couples through divorce issues for more than 20 years. Clients who choose a divorce via mediation avoid high legal fees and complex courtroom procedures, and their mediation rarely exceeds $5,000. The team has experience in resolving disputes in traditional marriages, same-sex marriages, domestic partnerships, and alternative relationships.

San Diego, CA 92101


Abby Silverman Weiss

Abby Silverman Weiss has served as a mediator, discovery referee, and an arbitrator in employment law and employment-related business disputes in San Diego since 2009. She also acts as an independent investigator for workplace and governance issues. The attorney received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego and was trained in mediation skills by the National Conflict Resolution Center in 2009.

San Diego, CA 92101


Crockett Law

Crockett Law is an employment and business law firm with locations in San Diego and Cerritos. Before starting the practice, attorney Christopher Crockett served as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Dallas and then practiced in several law areas in a legal firm in California. He has also participated in numerous private and court-directed mediations. He obtained his Certificate in Dispute Resolution from the Pepperdine’s Straus Institute, and in 2005, he received his real estate license to enhance his understanding of property ownership.

San Diego, CA 92130


James D. Scott

James D. Scott is a San Diego divorce mediation lawyer, and his legal team represents individuals and families in divorce mediation, and other family law matters throughout Southern California. James is a Board Certified Family Law Specialist and has more than 30 years of legal experience and is qualified as an Expert by the California Superior Court and the US Department of Labor.

San Diego, CA 92123


Law Office of Paul Staley

Law Office of Paul Staley provides legal advice focusing on family law and has represented hundreds of parents and couples in divorce, divorce mediation, custody, and child support in San Diego. The attorney graduated from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in 1993 and has been admitted to the bar in both California and the Federal Courts. Paul Staley charges a fixed amount for his services, has authored the book “The Smart Guide to Getting Divorced,” and was the first to request permission from a family court judge to serve divorce papers by Facebook.

San Diego, CA 92108


Mediation by Gayle Michelle

Mediation by Gayle Michelle offers conflict management and settles a variety of disputes of individuals, families, and businesses in San Diego. The attorney’s mediation focus areas are real estate, employment, business, community, and family disputes. Clients can schedule a confidential, complimentary conflict consultation to discuss expectations and preferences for peaceful negotiations with mutually beneficial results.

San Diego, CA 92121


Monty A. McIntyre

Monty A. McIntyre is a licensed civil trial lawyer, mediator, arbitrator, and referee in San Diego. His practice areas are business, class action, construction, employment, insurance, medical malpractice, professional liability, real property, and torts. He is the publisher of California Case Summaries Civil™ offering short, organized summaries of every new published California civil case to help lawyers easily stay current with new case law.

San Diego, CA 92101


R. Anthony Mahavier

R. Anthony Mahavier has been an attorney with practice as a civil litigator for 30 years who set up his firm to handle litigation, private arbitrations, administrative proceedings, and business and strategic planning in San Diego. The attorney has been trained by the American Arbitration Association and the San Diego Mediation Center and has participated in hundreds of mediation sessions in a variety of civil and probate matters.

San Diego, CA 92101


San Diego Divorce Mediation & Family Law

San Diego Divorce Mediation & Family Law is a mediation practice focusing exclusively in the area of divorce and family law, and it serves clients in San Diego and throughout Southern California. The principal, attorney Scott Levin, has practiced law for more than a decade and after experiencing the destructive legal structure facing divorcing couples, has made a choice not to represent spouses in a traditional litigation setting. Mediation is offered in English or Spanish, and meeting times are flexible, including evenings and weekends.

La Jolla, CA 92037


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