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Mari J. Frank
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

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28202 Cabot Road
Suite 300
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Fax: 949363-7561


Description of Practice

Mari J. Frank, Esq. Attorney/Mediator- Master Mediator, 33 years in practice Professor, Dispute Resolution Professional Speaker/Trainer, Qualified Member National Speaker's Association Certified Information Privacy Certified MCLE Trainer, St Bar of CA Webinar Trainer, Private and Epic Training Company Author, several books/treatises Radio Talk Show Host, Podcaster Media Commentator


BS University of Wisconsin, Madison, Education, Spanish MA Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY Education, psychology JD Western State College of Law, Fullerton, CA The University of CA, Davis, Mediation Training-Special Education Harvard, Boston, Negotiation, and Mediation training Pepperdine University, Mediation of the litigated Case American Bar Association Training, Collaborative Law


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
1986    American Bar Association    Resolving Disputes in Pacific Ways 30 hours
1986    U. of CA Davis    Mediating Special Education 40 hours
1987    Harvard, Boston, Bill Ury, Roger Fisher    Negotiation/Mediation 40 hours
1988    Joel Edelman, Esq    Family Mediation 36 hours
1991    ABA Stu Webb    Collaborative law 36 hours
1986 to 2012     Southern CA Mediation Association    Annual meeting training in Mediation 50 plus hours
1987 to present     State Bar of California    Numerous training various sections 50 plus hours
1988 to present    State Bar and other Mari Frank    several hundred hours that I provide training and get credit


Hourly $500 Discount for first two hours with the Orange County Superior Court Daily fees depending upon the situation

Areas of Practice

  • Adult Family
  • Bullying
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Civil Union Dissolution
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Congregational
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Estate Planning
  • Family
  • General
  • Health Care
  • HOA
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Marital Mediation
  • Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Non Profits
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Parent-Teen
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Pet Mediation
  • Police
  • Prenuptial
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • School/Education
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Small Claims
  • Special Education
  • Technology
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Fact-Finder
  • Conflict Coach
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Staff Developer
  • Ombud
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Systems Designer
  • Counselor

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.


      A Panacea for the Court  Budget Crisis state bar lpmt.pdf A Panacea for the Court Budget Crisis state bar lpmt.pdf
      Empowering Your  Negotiations Part 1.pdf Empowering Your Negotiations Part 1.pdf
      family law Preventing Substance Abuse and Dealing with the Stress l.pdf family law Preventing Substance Abuse and Dealing with the Stress l.pdf
      Gender Negotiations.pdf Gender Negotiations.pdf
      Laywer Civility (2).pdf Laywer Civility (2).pdf
      mari 's article Negotiations Bottom Line Aug 2014.pdf mari 's article Negotiations Bottom Line Aug 2014.pdf
      Win your case through mediation.pdf Win your case through mediation.pdf