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Name: Michael Ornstil
Address: 2 Embarcadero Center, Suite 1500
  San Francisco, CA 94111

Telephone:(415) 774-2619Fax:(415) 982-5287  
      

Email: mornstil@jamsadr.com

Fees: $500 per hour  
Other Costs:  $175 per party Case Management Fee for mediation - $500 for arbitration.

BAR Number:0104763

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

Mediation
Experience:


 
13 years full-time mediator. Have mediated cases in 8 states. Have mediated in excess of 1500 cases.
Mediation
Training:


 
San Francisco Bar Association, Bates-Edwards Group, Center for Dispute Resolution Training, JAMS Training. Total in excess of 100 hours.
Arbitration
Experience:


 
17 years of arbitration experience including serving on arbitration panel of most local Superior Courts. Have arbitrated in excess of 250 cases.
Neutral
Evaluation
Background:

 
Settlement
Conference
Experience:


SubjectPersonal Injury:xEmployment:xBusiness:xReal Estate:x
Matter:Legal Malpractice:xPublic Agency: Probate: Construction:x
 Medical Malpractice:xEnvironmental: Insurance:xSecurities:x
 Product Liability:xLandlord-Tenant / Neighborhood: Dental Malpractice:x
 Foreign Language(s): Intellectual Property/High Technology:  
 Accoutings:  Conservatorships/Guardianships:  Wills/Trusts: 
 Other: Lemon law, partnership dissolution

Other
Education:


 
University of Miami - 1978 B. S. Political Science w/letters
Hastings College of the Law - 1982 J.D.
Mediation
Approach:


 
Facilitative in early stages but evaluative and directive when necessary and appropriate.
Arbitration
Approach:


 
Informal. Look to parties for guidance in terms of relaxation of rules of evidence.
Neutral
Approach:


 
Other
Information:


 
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Resume available upon request.

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