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Name: Fred D. Butler
Address: 50 California Street, Suite 1500
  San Francisco, CA 94111

Telephone:(415) 826-5629Fax:(650) 756-2715  
      

Email: fdbi@aol.com
Website: www.mediate.com/fredbutler

Fees: $300 per hour  
Other Costs:  Fees: Sliding scale avialable
Mileage, if over 50 miles.

BAR Number:0124252

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

Mediation
Experience:


 
10+ years. Fed. Ct. ADR Services, AAA, EEOC, Post Service, State Court, Commecial, Employment, Real Estate.
Mediation
Training:


 
Federal Court, Santa Clara Law School, State Appellate Court. Total - over 300 hours.
Arbitration
Experience:


 
San Francisco Civil Service Commission; National Mediation Board (Railroad Employment); American Arbitration Association, Kaiser Permenente; NASD, U. S. Postal Service, Alameda & Solano County Superior Court Judicial Arbitration Panels, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service; California State Mediation and Conciliation Service; and other private arbitration involving Employment, Real Estate and Personal Injury matters.
Neutral
Evaluation
Background:

 
Settlement
Conference
Experience:


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

Other
Education:


 
BA Rutgers\' University, MPA New York University, JD Hastings College of Law, Institute of Real Estate Management, National Judicial College.
Mediation
Approach:


 
Facilitative/evaluative. Working with the parties to insure that an agreement presents the interest of both.
Arbitration
Approach:


 
Directive in order to insure that as the arbitrator, I have enough information and evidence to make a good decision.
Neutral
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Mr. Butler obtained his undegraduate degree from Rutgers\' University in New Jersey in 1974 and a Masters in Public Policy Administration from New York University in 1977. Mr. Butler graduated Hasting College of the law in 1986 where he currently serves as an Adjunct Professor in the college\'s Center for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at New College of Law and Golden Gate School of Law.
He has studied at the National Judicial College and has been trianed by the JAMS Arbitration and Mediation Training Institute, American Arbitration Association, SPIDR Advanced Employment Practices Institute and the National Academy of Arbitrators. He has trained internal mediators for several large organizations and has written several articles on mediation techniques and ADR policy matters.
In addition, Mr. Buttler also serves as a volunteer for a number of organizations. He is a past Co-Chair of the Bar Association of SF Arbitration Committee; Past President of the Board of Trustees of the Mediation Society; Past President of the Northern California Mediation Association (NCA), a former appointed memeber of the California State Bar ADR Committee and Northern Californa SPIDR (now ADD-NC). Past President of the Board of Directors of Community Boards of SF, the City\'s Conflict Resolution Program. A pro-bono Hearing Officer and Mediator for the San Francisco Office of Citizen Complaints and a volunteer for the Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center in San Mateo, CA. He is also Past President of the Hastings College of the Law Alumni Association.

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