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Name: Florence Beier
Address: 2027 New Brunswick Drive
  San Mateo, CA 94402

Telephone:(650) 573-1191Fax:(650) 341-0982  
      

Email: rfbeier@earthlink.net

Fees: $250 per hour  
Other Costs:  Phone, correspondence, and travel.

BAR Number:0000000

Attorney:  Non-Attorney Professional Mediator/Arbitrator: x       Retired Judge/Justice:  

Mediation
Experience:


 
Over 150 varied mediations for Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center, San Mateo County Mediation Program, Superior Court of San Mateo County, and Palo Alto City Government, including business biotech, real estate, school system, condominium, homeowner association, landlord-tenenat, probate, personal injury, and neighbor disputes.
Mediation
Training:


 
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center training (25 hours), plus case development training, advanced mediator training, and advanced workshops in real estate, large group, homeowner association and specialized mediation.
- San Mateo County Mediation training (25 hours) with Nancy Yeend
- Executive Council of Homeowners mediation training (20 hours)
- Commercial mediation training with Mediate-Tech (20 hours)
Arbitration
Experience:


 
Neutral
Evaluation
Background:

 
Settlement
Conference
Experience:


SubjectPersonal Injury: Employment:xBusiness:xReal Estate:x
Matter:Legal Malpractice: Public Agency:xProbate: Construction: 
 Medical Malpractice:xEnvironmental: Insurance: Securities: 
 Product Liability: Landlord-Tenant / Neighborhood:xDental Malpractice: 
 Foreign Language(s):xIntellectual Property/High Technology:  
 Accoutings:  Conservatorships/Guardianships:  Wills/Trusts: 
 Other: Health care (hospitals, physicians, HMO's) school administration

Other
Education:


 
BA, Stanford University (history) 1951 (Phi Beta Kappa)
MA and EdS, University of Michigan (journalism, education) 1965, 1976
Graduate study: Harvard University (community relations) 1974
Mediation
Approach:


 
Primarily facilitative. Supportive of parties reaching their own resolution, but strict in enforcement of ground-rules and focus on issues.
Arbitration
Approach:


 
Neutral
Approach:


 
Other
Information:


 
Extensive experience in public relations, school administration, health care communications, and community organizing. Fluent in German.
Brief
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Florence Beier is one of the Bay Area's most experience mediators.
Resume available upon request.

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