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Name: Michael P. Carbone
Address: 1201 Brickyard Way, No. 201
  Point Richmond, CA 94801

Telephone:(510) 234-6550Fax:(415) 480-1799  
      

Email: mcarbone@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.mygoodoffices.com

Fees: $450 per hour  
Other Costs:  Travel outside the Bay Area. See website at www.mygoodoffices.com for cancellation and rescheduling policy.

BAR Number:0039956

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

Mediation
Experience:


 
Mediator since 1994; full time since 2003; have handled over 500 cases.
Mediation
Training:


 
20 hours of Basic Mediation Training at The Mediation Center in Eugene, Oregon, 1995;
15 hours of additional basic Mediation Training with The American Academy of Attorney-Mediators, 1996;
15 hours of Advanced Mediation Training with the First District Court of Appeal, 2002;
50 hours of Construction Defect Mediation training with the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution and MC Consultants, 2003-2004.
Arbitration
Experience:


 
Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association; National Association of Securities Dealers; numerous court (judicial and non-judicial) and bar association panels; currently maintain an independent practice. More than 100 cases.
Neutral
Evaluation
Background:

 
Settlement
Conference
Experience:


SubjectPersonal Injury:xEmployment:xBusiness:xReal Estate:x
Matter:Legal Malpractice:xPublic Agency:xProbate: Construction:x
 Medical Malpractice: Environmental: Insurance:xSecurities:x
 Product Liability: Landlord-Tenant / Neighborhood: Dental Malpractice: 
 Foreign Language(s): Intellectual Property/High Technology:x 
 Accoutings:  Conservatorships/Guardianships:  Wills/Trusts:x
 Other:  

Other
Education:


 
B.S., J.D. University of San Francisco.
Mediation
Approach:


 
I am primarily a facilitator, who prefers to make maximum use of joint sessions befere going to caucus. I tend to vary my style to suite the needs of the particular case. I provide evaluation and opinions with repect to the issues and will adopt a directive approach when necessary and if the parties wish me to do so.
Arbitration
Approach:


 
I try to treat all parties and counsel in the manner in which I would like to be treated. I always provide a reasoned decision.
Neutral
Approach:


 
Other
Information:


 
I have acted as a referee in complex litigation, primarily in corporate and real estate situations.
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Please see my website at www.mygoodoffices.com for my curriculum vitae, further information on my background, a list of references, and articles which I have authored on dispute resolution.

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