Professional Details

Steven Rosenberg
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

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775 East Blithedale Ave, #363
Mill Valley, CA 94941
(415) 383-5544
Fax: (415) 380-9300


Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
Steven Rosenberg was an Adjunct Professor of law who mediates commercial and divorce matters and conducts related teaching and training.

Professional Background

Arbitrator for the San Francisco Superior Court, the American Arbitration Association and the Marin County Bar Association Fee Arbitration Panel. Appointed Mediator/Special Master by the Marin Superior Court. Trial and litigation pratice from 1969 to 1992, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in civil litigation, including personal injury, as well as criminal law, and family law.


Served as a mediator in over 1000 cases involving commercial, real estate, employment, probate, P.I. and divorce. An adjunct professor for the University of San Francisco Law School, teaching Mediation and Negotiation. Was selected to provide mediation training for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, San Francisco Superior Court Probate Dept., California Judges Assn. and the California Judicial Council.


J.D.: University of Iowa 1969 B.A.: Univeristy of Iowa 1966


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
11/89    No. Calif. Mediation Ctr - Joan Kelly    35 hours
1/90    U.S. Arbitration & Mediation    16 hours
2/91    MCBA ADR    20 hours
8/91    Bates-Edwards    12 hours
1/93    American Arbitration Assn    11 hours
6/93    US District Court    16 hours


My approach follows a facilitative model focusing on helping the parties create their own solutions. While I am willing and able to point out reasons why settlement is appropriate, I do not force parties to settle contrary to their own best interests.


$450/hr for 2 party case $475/hr for 3 party case $500/hr for 4 or more parties

Other Information

As chair of the Marin County Bar Association ADR Section, was responsible for the development and implementation of Marin County’s extensive and innovative court-annexed ADR Program. Panel Member of the following: California Appellate Court, 1st District; Superior Courts of Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, Marin and Santa Clara; National Association of Security Dealers (NASD)

Areas of Practice

  • Business (50 mediated)
  • Civil (general) (50 mediated)
  • Commercial (50 mediated)
  • Construction (20 mediated)
  • Contracts (100 mediated)
  • Cross Cultural (15 mediated)
  • Divorce (all issues) (100 mediated)
  • Divorce (parenting) (80 mediated)
  • Elder (10 mediated)
  • Employment (100 mediated)
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental
  • Estate Planning (15 mediated)
  • Family (10 mediated)
  • General
  • Insurance (50 mediated)
  • International (10 mediated)
  • Landlord - Tenant (40 mediated)
  • Legal Malpractice (5 mediated)
  • LGBTQ (5 mediated)
  • Medical Malpractice (15 mediated)
  • Organizational (20 mediated)
  • Partnership (100 mediated)
  • Personal Injury (75 mediated)
  • Probate (100 mediated)
  • Professional Fees (5 mediated)
  • Real Estate (100 mediated)
  • Technology (15 mediated)
  • Workplace (100 mediated)

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Facilitator
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Systems Designer
  • Estate Planner
  • Mediation Consultant


Rita Gilmore PG&E Law Dept Jim McKenney Law Offices of Jim McKenney Jay Folberg Dean of USF Law School (ret.) Greg Poulos Cox, Wootton, Griffin & Hansen Sam Barnum Law Offices of Samuel Barnum John Haapala Haapala, Altiura, Thompson & Abern Thomas W. Cain Law Offices of Thomas Cain David C. King Law Offices of David King Donald Black Law Offices of Donald Black Robert Jaret Jaret & Jaret

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.