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Best Arbitrators
& Mediators in
San Diego

Why These Arbitrators & Mediators?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Diego Arbitrators & Mediators 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. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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


A Healthy Divorce

A Healthy Divorce is a law firm located in Chula Vista serving clients with family law matters throughout San Diego. The firm has experience in divorce, legal separation, paternity, child custody, move aways, child support, the division of assets and debts, and more, and it has offered divorce mediation since 2003. The principal attorney is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, Family Law Section and serves as Vice President of the San Diego Family Law Council for Children. The hourly rate for mediation is $225, and a typical case takes two to four sessions of two hours each to resolve. The cost for drafting the settlement agreement ranges between $1,200 and $2,700 depending on the complexity of the issues.

Chula Vista, CA 91910


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


Andrew Albert Mediation

Andrew Albert Mediation handles alternative dispute resolution in employment disputes, wage and hour class actions, catastrophic injury and wrongful death, medical malpractice, elder abuse, product liability, mass tort, and contracts cases. The firm practices in San Diego and throughout California. The firm has the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards by Martindale-Hubbell and has been named a Distinguished Fellow by the International Academy of Mediators since 2010.

San Diego, CA 92101


Cage & Miles

Cage & Miles has represented hundreds of clients in high-profile family law matters, complex custody issues, and high-net-worth divorce cases in San Diego. The team is exclusively dedicated to family law and includes a Board Certified Family Law Specialist. The firm offers divorce resolution through mediation without couples appearing in court, and clients can approach the team for a no-obligation 30-minute free consultation.

San Diego, CA 92128


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


Divorce Attorneys - San Diego

Divorce Attorneys - San Diego is a legal practice with an Avvo Superb Top Attorney Rating, dedicated to assisting clients to resolve family law disputes. The lawyers’ team handles divorce litigation, collaborative divorce, mediation, separation, annulment, prenuptial agreements, child custody, and child support. Weekend appointments are available, and the initial consultation costs $99.

San Diego, CA 92101


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 & Mediation Firm of Klueck & Hoppes

Law & Mediation Firm of Klueck & Hoppes is a full-service family law firm with offices in La Mesa and La Jolla. The firm has been serving the San Diego community for over 25 years and offers legal aid in Arabic and Aramaic. The attorneys can represent clients in court cases, but they are also trained in alternative dispute resolution and can resolve a situation through negotiation, mediation, collaborative law, or cooperative divorce. The firm is led by board certified specialists in family law, and every member of the team has studied the field of mental and emotional health.

Law Office of Adryenn Cantor

Law Office of Adryenn Cantor is a legal practice in San Diego, providing the services of a Certified Family Law Specialist with more than 30 years of experience. Her practice areas include family law litigation, mediation, collaborative law, divorce, property division, child custody, child and spousal support, and post-judgement modification. Adryenn Cantor has been certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization and has been top rated by Super Lawyers since 2009.

San Diego, CA 92130


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


Law Office of Renkin & Associates

Law Office of Renkin & Associates handles divorce and family law cases, as well as mediation, business valuation, real estate appraisals, hidden assets, and employee benefits in the Encinitas and San Diego areas. Richard Renkin is a Certified Family Law Specialist and has been awarded the AV Preeminent Judicial Award by Martindale-Hubbell in 2016. He has experience in high-net-worth divorces and father’s rights in contested custody matters.

Encinitas, CA 92024


Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford

Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford is a legal practice focused exclusively in the area of family law. The firm has been helping clients with divorce and separation in San Diego since 2002. Nancy J. Bickford is the only Certified Family Law Specialist in San Diego County who is also a licensed Certified Public Accountant with an MBA. Her practice areas include family law mediation, spousal and child support, child custody, the division of property, premarital agreements, annulment, and more.

San Diego, CA 92130


McMillan Law Group

McMillan Law Group is a San Diego legal practice which handles litigation, arbitration, mediation, debt resolution, real estate, and bankruptcy relief. The firm has been named a Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters twice, and Julian McMillan has serviced individual and corporate clients in resolving their legal issues for about a decade.

San Diego, CA 92106


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


Weber Dispute Resolution

Weber Dispute Resolution has been exclusively practicing family law and divorce through mediation, collaborative practices, negotiated settlement, and family law agreements in Solana Beach for over 15 years. The team offers an "Options Meeting" to couples to explore the best family law practice in their case. The firm recommends this approach and charges a one-hour flat fee for the Options Meeting. Clients can schedule a free 15-minute telephone consultation with a skilled mediator and negotiator who has achieved a 98% success rate in reaching an agreement.

Solana Beach, CA 92075


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