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Mediation and Arbitration

Businesses are often faced with disputes that can be, or are required to be, resolved through alternative methods. Berliner Cohen mediators can act as a neutral party to facilitate discussions and negotiations to resolve these disputes outside of the courtroom.

Mediation and Arbitration

Berliner Cohen’s mediators are seasoned attorneys with extensive litigation experience. In addition to their substantial trial experience as well as their experience in representing clients in various alternative dispute resolution proceedings, Berliner Cohen mediators have served successfully as mediators and arbitrators in a wide range of disputes throughout Northern California. Berliner mediators have been successful in resolving cases through the use of sophisticated methods to achieve settlement in a more cost-effective, efficient, and amicable way than is possible in litigation.

Berliner Cohen’s mediators specialize in cases involving:

  • Business Disputes
  • Construction Disputes
  • Employment Law Claims
  • Environmental Conflicts
  • Real Estate Disputes 
  • Trust and Probate Claims

Our office in downtown San Jose provides private conference rooms with video conferencing capabilities.

San Francisco Bay Area Mediators

Former partner Ralph J. Swanson serves as a mediator and arbitrator of business disputes, including, but not limited to, environmental contamination of real property and other real estate and contract disputes. Mr. Swanson has over 40 years of experience in commercial and environmental litigation.

Former partner Frank Ubhaus’s neutral practice offers mediation and arbitration services for business and real estate disputes. Mr. Ubhaus has over 40 years of experience in complex business and securities litigation as well as white collar criminal defense. In addition, Mr. Ubhaus has served as a mediator and/or arbitrator in a wide variety of matters as well as serving as a judge pro tempore in the Santa Clara Superior Court.

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If you are in need of a mediator, please complete the form below providing information on how we can help.