Donald Fischer is a conflict resolution specialist. He received a Master's Degree in Conflict Studies and Peacemaking from Fresno Pacific University (FPU). Donald mediates Civil, Probate and Family Law issues. Donald extensively works with Elder Family Issues caused by aging transitions. He is an Advanced Practitioner Member of the Academy of Family Mediators. Donald was Director of the FPU Mediation Services contract with the California Superior Court, County of Fresno, Civil & Probate Division, for 12 years. Donald has contracted with the Court as a research consultant and advanced mediation trainer. He serves on the California Bar Association, Litigation Section, ADR committee (co-chair 2012-13, 2013-14).
Donald sits on the California Superior Court, County of Fresno, ADR Panel and Family Law Mediation Panel. He sits on the California Superior Court, County of Kings, Mediation Panel. Donald mediates for the California Agricultural Mediation Program (CALAMP), USDA and California Department of Food & Agriculture, Contract Services. He mediates for Workplace Conflict Management (CHI), Department of the Interior, Contract Services.
Donald earned Fiduciary Certifications from California State University, Fullerton, in the Management of the Person and the Portfolio Estate. He is a California Licensed Professional Fiduciary (CLPF-913) and National Certified Guardian.
Donald earned a BA in Rhetoric with an emphasis in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley (’77) and maintains continuing certified education from the California State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Professional Fiduciary Association of California and Association for Conflict Resolution.