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Name: Judge Ellen S. James
Address: Two Embarcadero Center, Suite 1500
  San Francisco, CA 94111

Telephone:(415) 774-2601Fax:(415) 982-5287  
      

Email: ejames@jamsadr.com

Fees: $650 per hour  
Other Costs:  Administrative fees

BAR Number:0046762

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

Mediation
Experience:


 
Conducted over 1100 mediations since 1997 in many areas: professional liability, real estate, employment, construction defect, catastrophic personal injury, intellectual property, insurance, public agency work.
Mediation
Training:


 
U. S. Federal District Court trainings; Pepperdine Advanced Mediation program;
JAMS mediation programs.
Arbitration
Experience:


 
Experienced Arbitrator; Appraiser. Arbitrated numerous cases under state, federal and international rules
Neutral
Evaluation
Background:

 
Settlement
Conference
Experience:


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

Other
Education:


 
J.D., Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley.
B.A., Sarah Lawrence College,.
Mediation
Approach:


 
I am a facilitative mediator and incorporate a directive approach when appropriate.
Arbitration
Approach:


 
I handle arbitrations in a manner similar to the conduct of court trials but with less formality.
Neutral
Approach:


 
Other
Information:


 
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Resume available upon request.

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