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Name: Charles M. Riffle
Address: 900 Veterans Blvd., Suite 600
  Redwood City, CA 94063

Telephone:(650) 368-4662Fax:(650) 367-8531  
      

Email: cmriffle@arcr.com

Fees: $395 per hour  
Other Costs:  

BAR Number:0054410

Attorney: xNon-Attorney Professional Mediator/Arbitrator:         Retired Judge/Justice:  

Mediation
Experience:


 
17 years
Mediation
Training:


 
A.B.A. Mediation Institute
Arbitration
Experience:


 
15 years Superior and Municipal Court, San Mateo County, CA
Neutral
Evaluation
Background:

 
Settlement
Conference
Experience:


SubjectPersonal Injury:xEmployment: Business:xReal Estate:x
Matter:Legal Malpractice: Public Agency: Probate:xConstruction: 
 Medical Malpractice: Environmental: Insurance: Securities: 
 Product Liability: Landlord-Tenant / Neighborhood: Dental Malpractice: 
 Foreign Language(s): Intellectual Property/High Technology:  
 Accoutings:Conservatorships/Guardianships:Wills/Trusts:x
 Other:  

Other
Education:


 
University of San Francisco, B.A., 1969;
University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 1972
Mediation
Approach:


 
I am a facilitative mediator.
Arbitration
Approach:


 
I listen to the evidence and render a decision.
Neutral
Approach:


 
I listen to both sides, consider alternative settlement options, and make recommendations.
Other
Information:


 
I am a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law, The California Board of Legal Specialization.
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Charles M. Riffle received his B. A. degree from the University of san Francisco in 1969, and his J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 1972. He has been a partner of the law firm Currie, Lebsack, Hannig & Costello; Ropers, Majeski, Cohn, Bentley & Kane; and Aaron, Riechert, Carpol & Riffle. He is a former chair of the Family Law and Probate Sections of the San Mateo County Bar Association. He also served as President of the San Mateo County Bar Association in 1999. He is the author of the article entitled, \"Representing the Conservatee in a Contested Probate Conservatorship Proceeding\" which appeared in the Estate Planning, Trust and Probate News in the Summer of 1993. He is also a co-author of the earticle entitled, \"When Death & Divorce Collide\" which appeared in the California Trust and Esates Quarterly in the Spring of 2005. More recently, he has given presentations on the Prudent Investor Rule, and its impact on trustee liability. He is a Certified Specialist in Probate, Estate Planning, and Trust Law.

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