Category Archives: Dispute Resolution

Bilingual Mediator Promotes Effective Communication and Increased Settlement Opportunities

BASF Mediation Services welcomes back Claudia Viera, Mediation Law Offices of Claudia M. Viera, to our panel of mediators. Viera is a highly experienced and dedicated mediator focusing on employment,…

A Whacked Estate and More Interesting News From the World of Estate Planning

John O‘Grady, O’Grady Law Group, APC James Gandolfini ‘Tony Soprano’ Estate Gets Whacked Actor James Gandolfini (a.k.a., fictional TV mob boss Tony Soprano) died suddenly of a heart attack in…

Mediation Services Voted One of the Best in Recorder Poll

The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Mediation Services was voted one of the top three Best ADR Organizations of 2013 by readers of The Recorder. BASF’s Mediation Services provides highly…

Litigation and Negotiation Experience Come in Handy for Mediation Panelist Fred Carr

Fred Carr, Carr & Venner ADR, is an international, AV® rated attorney-mediator, with over 20 years of legal experience. His litigation and negotiation experience, leadership skills and extensive mediation process…

Mediator Spotlight: Patricia Prince

Bar Association of San Francisco Mediation Services Panelist Patricia Prince is a private mediator, offering dispute resolution services in San Francisco, Marin County and the Greater Bay Area. She focuses…

Mediator Spotlight: Judge Ron Greenberg (Ret.)

Bar Association of San Francisco Mediation Services Panelist Judge Ron Greenberg, Retired has 30 years of combined judicial, mediation, and arbitration experience. He provides a unique service by merging his…

Mediating in the World of Antitrust: Part II

Antitrust litigation is increasingly international. Whether it’s the price-fixing of computer chips, LCD screens, diamonds or fertilizer, U.S. courts frequently assume jurisdiction over foreign defendants accused of conduct that affects…

Mediating in the World of Antitrust: Part I

Antitrust litigation is, fundamentally, regulatory law, largely waged as a complex battle of economic experts. Threats of civil damages are in the hundreds of millions. Joint and several liability in…

Fee Disputes Committee Still Going Strong After More Than 30 Years

The Bar Association of San Francisco has always emphasized the importance of giving back to the community. BASF would like to recognize a particular group of attorneys who are great…