ADR Activities

Rosters: International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR)
  American Arbitration Association, Large and Complex Case, National Commercial, Labor and Employment Arbitration and Mediation Panels.
  Certified Mediator, International Mediation Institute (IMI)
  •Member, Panel of Distinguished Neutrals, International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR)
  •Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC)
  •Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB)
  •Florence International Mediation Chambers (FIMC)
  •U.S. District Court - Northern District of California ADR Program
  •American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) ADR Panel
  •Permanent Arbitration Panel, Labor Disputes, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA); Internal Revenue Service and NTEU
  •Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
  •State of California, Mediation and Conciliation Service, Labor Disputes Panel
  •Chairperson, Wage Board Hearings, California Industrial Welfare Commission  9/96
  •San Francisco County Superior Court Mediator and Special Master
  Santa Clara County Superior Court Mediator and Arbitrator Panel Member
  •San Mateo County Superior Court Mediator, Arbitrator, Neutral Evaluation Panel  Member
  •Office of the Independent Administrator (Kaiser Foundation Health)
Adjunct Professor: University of California, Hastings College of the Law "Arbitration and ADR Law" 1995-2005
Instructor: •American Bar Association Advanced Mediator Training Institute, Philadelphia, 2009, Fort Lauderdale, 2010, Nashville, 2013 and San Antonio, 2014
  •American Arbitration Association Commercial Arbitrator Training; California  Arbitrator Ethics Standard Review
  •American Bar Association Advanced Arbitrator Training Institute, San Francisco 2004, Chicago 2005, New York, 2006, Washington, D.C. 2014
Training: •Harvard Law School Mediation Workshop, Program of Instruction for Lawyers 1994
  •Advanced Mediator’s Forum, JAMS/Endispute and Pepperdine University 1997
  •Master’s Forum, Pepperdine University 2003
  •American Arbitration Association Commercial Arbitrator Training Workshops
  •CPR e-Discovery Orientation and Training for Neutrals 2008
  •Numerous bar, Federal Court and other professional sponsored courses and  seminars
Honoree: •Northern California Super Lawyer
•Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Mediation, The Mediation Society, September 25, 2008
•2003 Robert C. Barrett Award for Outstanding Service in Field of ADR
Member: •Council of the American Arbitration Association-International Centre for Dispute Resolution (AAA-ICDR) 2019 - Continuing
Member: •Co-chair - Mediation Committee, Member, Arbitration Law Practice and Diversity and Inclusion Committees
Chair: •Dispute Resolution Section, American Bar Association (2013-2014)
Founder: •WIDR (Women in Dispute Resolution) of ABA
President: The Mediation Society 2006-2007
California Dispute Resolution Council (CDRC) 2002, Director 1999-2004
•Bar Association of San Francisco, Arbitration Committee 2000-2002
Liaison: •ABA Commission on Women in the Profession (2014-2020)
Certified Mediator & Member: •International Mediation Institute (IMI), Independent Advisory Committee (2019-continuing)
Governor & Distinguished Fellow: International Academy of Mediators (Governor 2017-2018)
Fellow: Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Director & Fellow: College of Commercial Arbitrators (Director 2003-2008)
Vice Chair: •ADR Committee, Business Law Section, Cal. State Bar 2007-2008
Co-Conference Chair: •ABA Dispute Resolution Section Annual Meeting, New York, April 2009, San Francisco, 2010
Co-program Chair: •ABA Dispute Resolution Section Annual Meeting, Seattle 2008, New York 2009, and San Francisco 2010
District Governor: •California Women Lawyers (1996-1999)
Member: •U. S. Supreme Court Bar 2018
  •American Arbitration Association Mediation Strategy Committee 2017
  •State Bar of California Litigation Section Executive Committee (2011-2014)
  •Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee (2007-2010)
  •Civil/Judicial ADR Advisory Committee, San Mateo Superior Court (2006-2008)
  •Northern California International Arbitration Committee (NCIAC)
License: •State Bar of California (active), State Bar of Illinois (retired)
Admitted: •U.S. Supreme Court

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