R. Elaine Leitner, Mediator, based in Oakland, California.
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MEMBER PROFILE: R. Elaine Leitner
 
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R. Elaine Leitner
Leitner Mediation
6114 La Salle Avenue
Box 474
Oakland, CA 94611

Tel: (510) 339-7375
Fax: (510) 339-9402
Email: elaineleitner@gmail.com

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ONLINE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING
   
Calendar Last Updated: 13 Dec 17

 




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All such requests will go immediately to
Elaine Leitner's scheduling staff
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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
 
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Serving the following Counties:
Alameda, Contra Costa, Los Angeles, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Mateo, Solano, Yolo

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CASE EXPERIENCE
 
R. Elaine Leitner has experience in settling the following civil matters:
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R. Elaine Leitner has experience in settling the following family law matters:
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PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:
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Full time mediator since 1991, successfully mediating the diverse array of business, insurance, and employment disputes which were the focus of my 13 year litigation practice at Keker, Van Nest & Peters. In solo mediation practice, having been one of the American Arbitration Association's employment and commercial panelists from 1995-2002.

Adjunct Professor at Hastings College of the Law since 1998 teaching "Negotiation and Settlement"

Education:
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  • J.D. 1978 - Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.
  • B.S. 1975 - Tufts University, Medford, Mass, Psychology, Magna Cum Laude
  • Listed in "Best Lawyers in America", 1987 Ed.

More than 200 hours of training/speaking experience:

  • U.S. District Court Training for Court Mediators - 20 hours 7/93
  • Bill Lincoln - Understanding Conflict - 20 hours - 3/93
  • Bill Lincoln - Impasse Resolution & Mediation - 20 hours - 5/93
  • Conciliation Forums of Oakland - 30 hours - 11/92 & 3/94

Speaker and trainer/teacher at numerous MCLE programs and law firm training sessions on mediation topics, including:

  • 1/96 - AAA Arbitration Mediation Day - Employment ADR
  • 1/96 - ALI-ABA - Making ADR Work for YOU
  • 4/96 - COAC Annual Meeting - Lake Tahoe
  • 5/96 - Labor & Employment Section St. Bar - Legal issues in Mediation
  • 5/96 - Faculty - State Bar mediation training- Monterey
  • 8/97 - U.S. District Court "Mediating & Evaluating Sexual Harassment Cases
  • 7/00 - Mediation Advocacy - AAA Sponsored seminar
  • 1/05 - Everything An Advocate Needs to Know About ADR Ethics, Hastings/Bar Assoc. of SF program with co-speaker David Meadows
  • 1/06 - Everything An Advocate Needs to Know About Mediation Ethics, Hastings/Bar Assoc. of SF Program with David Meadows
  • 2011, 2012, 2013 - Coach at Hastings Leadership Academy for Women

Languages
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English

Memberships & Affiliations :
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  • SPIDR-Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution; ACR- Association for Conflict Resolution
  • The Mediation Society, Board of Directors 2008-present;
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers;
  • Northern California Mediation Assn;
  • CDRC-California Dispute Resolution Council;
  • S.F. Women Lawyers Alliance & California Women Lawyers


RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

Rates: $500/hour for Bay Area two-party cases
daily rates for counties outside the Bay Area
Please call for multi-party and daily rates
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Payment: Estimated Fees to be deposited one-week in advance
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Cancellation Policy: 14 day in advance; $1600 minimum
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