R. Elaine Leitner, Mediator, based in Oakland, California.

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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: 14 May 17

 





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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
 
Mediation
Med-Arb
Early Neutral Evaluation
Special Master
Mediation Training/CLE
Referee

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:
ADA Disability
Anti-Trust
Appellate
Arts (Fine, Performing)
Banking & Finance
Civil Rights
Commercial/Business
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
EEOC
Education
Eminent Domain
Employment
Franchise
Insurance
Intellectual Property
Labor/Unions
Land Use/Planning
Landlord/Tenant
Legal Malpractice
Libel & Slander
Non-profit Organizations
Partnerships
Personal Injury
Police
Probate
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Public Policy
Real Estate
Securities
Shareholder Disputes
Technology
Torts
Workers' Compensation

R. Elaine Leitner has experience in settling the following family law matters:
Common Law/Cohabitation
 
PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

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. 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:

  • 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

English

Memberships & Affiliations :

  • 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

Payment: Estimated Fees to be deposited one-week in advance

Cancellation Policy: 14 day in advance; $1600 minimum


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