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Christian Fierro, J.D.
Christian Fierro, J.D.

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Christian Fierro, J.D.

Chris Fierro, Mediator

Location: Sonoma County, San Francisco Bay Area

Languages: English, Spanish

Professional Background:
I became a certified mediator in 2009, combining decades of court advocacy with a passion for conflict resolution. My bilingual capabilities in English and Spanish enhance my effectiveness as a mediator, enabling me to serve a diverse clientele. I have worked extensively throughout the San Francisco Bay Area as a civil litigator since 1990.


  • Landlord-Tenant Disputes: Specialized in resolving disputes before they escalate to court proceedings.
  • General Mediation: Skilled in mediating a wide range of disputes including business, personal injury, property damage, contracts, leasing, employment, and community relations.

Mediation Approach: I am dedicated to facilitating conversations that lead to sustainable and cooperative solutions. My mediation style is grounded in a deep understanding of the legal aspects of disputes, which aids in crafting resolutions that are not only amicable but also legally enforceable.

Online Mediation Expertise: With extensive training in online mediation, I provide flexible and accessible mediation services via online platforms. This allows for convenient scheduling and competitive rates, making mediation adaptable to most client needs.


  • Certified Mediator since 2009, online trained, Bilingual Spanish & English
  • Sonoma County Court Mediator 2011-2014
  • Mediator, San Francisco Bar Association Conflict Intervention Service – Present
  • Judge Pro-Tem, Superior Court, Sonoma County 2007-2010
  • Attorney, defense practice in employment, personal injury and construction surety coverage (1990-95)
  • Attorney, plaintiff practice in personal injury, torts, contract and landlord tenant cases (1996 – present)
  • Admitted – California State Bar, Federal District & Appellate Courts 1990-present
  • J.D. University of San Francisco School of Law
  • B.A. Political Science, University of California, Berkeley


  • J.D. University of San Francisco School of Law
  • B. A. Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

Areas Of Practice

  • Animal
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Civil Rights (discrimination)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Contracts
  • Employment
  • Evictions
  • Family
  • General
  • HOA
  • Hospitality
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Native American
  • Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Online Civil
  • Online Mediation
  • Personal Injury
  • Pet Mediation
  • Real Estate
  • Small Claims

Additional Services

  • Facilitator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Representational Lawyer



Fees and Provisos

Fees are $350.00 per hour ($175.00 per hour per party for two parties). Add $125 per party per hour for additional parties.

Online Mediations: Minimum session is 4 hours, with 1 hour reserved for pre-session review. Mediations are conducted via Zoom. WhatsApp or other platform agreed upon by the parties. Fees are payable in advance. We recommend payment be divided equally between the parties. Services provided for time in excess of the scheduled mediation will be billed at $125 per hour per party.

Face to Face (in Person) Mediations: Contact Chris if in person mediation desired. Additional costs may apply.

Cancellation Policy: Mediations canceled with less than 96 hours (four days) notice before the first scheduled meeting will be charged $500.

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish