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Name: Catherine Duggan
Address: 653 Eleventh Street
  Oakland, CA 94607

Telephone:(510) 836-1080Fax:(510) 465-1566  
      

Email: cdugganlaw@yahoo.com

Fees: $350 per hour  
Other Costs:  Fees: $350 per hour; or for pre-filing matters, $300 per hour.

BAR Number:0000000

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

Mediation
Experience:


 
I have mediated 20-25 cases, all in the area of trust and estate litigation. Only two cases failed to settle at the mediation and both settled soon thereafter. I have served for several years on the San Francisco Probate Pro Bono Panel.
Mediation
Training:


 
40 hours training by J. P. Jones Group sponsored by the Bar Association of San Francisco and the Alameda County Bar Association; 3 hours ACBA 2006.
Arbitration
Experience:


 
Neutral
Evaluation
Background:

 
Settlement
Conference
Experience:


SubjectPersonal Injury: Employment: Business: Real Estate: 
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: Elder Abuse

Other
Education:


 
Mediation
Approach:


 
I begin every mediation in a facilitative style, aiming at getting the parties to communicate about the issues. This is key in disputes involving families. Sometimes I can be evaluative, if that seems appropriate. I am not usually directive.
Arbitration
Approach:


 
Neutral
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Other
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My success in resolving disputes is due in part to the level of confidence engendered in both the parties and counsel. I have practiced exclusively in trust and estate litigation for over half my career. I am a good listener and am practical.
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