Professional Details

William Shelby
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

Central Coast Resolutions, LLC

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Salinas, CA 93908

Description of Practice

William J. Shelby, M.P.A., is the owner and Senior Mediator at Central Coast Resolutions, LLC. He is a facilitative mediator and conflict coach with hundreds of mediations in small claims cases, as well as faith-based, landlord/tenant, community, and interpersonal disputes.

Bill currently has a contract with Episcopal Diocese of El Camino Real to provide Transformational conflict resolution services and training to vestries (administrative councils), parishes, clergy, and laity. These services range from conflict coaching for one person seeking to engage with another more productively and facilitating vestry meetings in difficult times, to mediation for smaller disputes between two or more people, or for the greater parish.

Bill also has an ongoing contract to provide conflict resolution services to a local institution of higher learning in Monterey County. These services include conflict resolution and communication training, conflict analysis and interventions through coaching and mediation.

Bill teaches Conflict Resolution & Collaborative Negotiation, Advanced Conflict Resolution for the Helping Professions, Ethical Decision Making, and Policy Analysis in the College of Health Sciences and Human Services at California State University Monterey Bay.


Conflict Analysis and Resolution - Graduate Certificate, George Mason University, Arlington, VA Masters of Public Administration, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Areas of Practice

  • Adult Family
  • Agriculture & Ranching
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Business
  • Community
  • Congregational
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Faith Based
  • General
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Hospitality
  • International
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Marital Mediation
  • Nursing Home
  • Organizational
  • Restorative (Criminal)
  • Restorative (Juvenile)
  • Small Claims
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Ombud
  • Conflict Coach
  • Facilitator

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.