Douglas A. Glass Esq., Mediator, based in San Diego, California.

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Douglas A. Glass Esq.
Glass Mediations
2550 5th Avenue, Suite 605
San Diego, CA 92103

Tel: (619) 234-7790
Fax: (619) 234-2354

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A full time mediator since 2001, Doug has been selected on over 4,000 cases. For 2017, Best Lawyers ® has recognized Doug as Lawyer of the Year for Mediation, San Diego. He has also been honored in The Daily Journal as one of "The Top 50 Neutrals in California".

Calendar Last Updated: 21 Jun 17


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Serving the following Counties:
San Diego

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Douglas A. Glass Esq. has experience in settling the following civil matters:
ADA Disability
Banking & Finance
Business Dissolution
Civil Rights
Class Actions
Community Associations
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Cross Cultural
Debt Collections
Elder Abuse
Eminent Domain
Family Businesses
Intellectual Property
Land Use/Planning
Legal Malpractice
Lemon Law
Libel & Slander
Local Govt./Municipalities
Medical Malpractice
Mortgage Foreclosure
Native American
Nursing Homes
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Real Estate
Religious Institutions
Sexual Harassment
Shareholder Disputes
Title Disputes
Trusts / Estates
Unfair Competition
Wage & Hour/FMLA
Workers' Compensation
Wrongful Death

Biographical Notes:

Douglas A. Glass is a mediator in San Diego, California, and devotes his entire professional practice exclusively to mediations. Since becoming a full-time mediator in 2001, Doug has mediated over 3,500 cases establishing him as one of the most trusted, experienced and popular mediators in California. In 2017, Best Lawyers in America named Doug as the "Lawyer of the Year" for Mediation in San Diego.  The Daily Journal recognized Doug as one of the "Top 50 Neutrals" in California in 2013.  He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America every year since 2008 in the category of Mediation.  

Between 1982 and 2001, Doug was a civil trial attorney with an emphasis on real estate, personal injury, and construction defect litigation. He primarily represented plaintiffs, but developed an expertise in defending home inspectors and, as a result, did a significant amount of insurance defense work for construction and design professionals. Doug tried over 100 cases during his career and in 1997 was honored by the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego with an Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award. In 2001, he was recognized by the California Real Estate Inspection Association as one of the twenty-five most influential individuals in the twenty-five year history of CREIA.


  • University of California, Santa Barbara (1972-1974)
  • San Diego State University, Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) 1977
  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, CA Juris Doctor 1982



Memberships & Affiliations :

  • San Diego Superior Court Civil Mediation Panel
  • Southern California Mediation Association

Honors & Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America "Lawyer of the Year" - Mediation San Diego 2017
  • Daily Journal "Top 50 Neutrals" 2013
  • Best Lawyers in America, Mediation: 2008 - 2017   
  • San Diego Super Lawyers, ADR - 2010 & 2011 
  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award, Consumer Attorneys of San Diego 1997
  • President, Association for Conflict Resolution - San Diego Chapter 2004
  • Co-founder, Association for Dispute Resolution - San Diego, Inc. 2004
  • Board of Directors, Association for Conflict Resolution San Diego Chapter 2001-2003
  • President, California Western School of Law Alumni Association 1992-1994
  • Board of Directors, Consumer Attorneys of San Diego 2000


Rates: $3,000 for a half day (up to 4 hours) and $5,400 for a full day (up to 8 hours) for mediations conducted in San Diego County. Mediations conducted outside San Diego County are $6,500 for a full day (up to 8 hours of mediation time). Additional time at $600.00 per hour. Please call for further details.

Payment: Advance deposit must be paid in full in order to confirm a mediation date. Please call for further details or download our fee schedule at our website.

Cancellation Policy: We do impose a cancellation fee. Please call for further details or download our fee schedule at our website.

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