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Jim Hildreth

Mediating California Real Estate Disputes, Private Mediations, ADR “Neutral” for Superior Courts of California, Ombudsman, Mediator. California Association of Realtors CAR Mediator covering California
Amazon Alexa My Mediator Online Dispute Resolution Certified
Project Manager ADR Tuolumne County Superior Court 2017 to Present

44 Yrs R.E the Former Mayor City of Sonora. Extensive knowledge on all phases of Real Estate, income property commercial., 1031 Exchanges., easements, landlord-tenant. partnerships, buyer/seller disputes, Broker Disputes, water intrusion, Deposit Disputes, Non-Disclosure Issues, Probate, easements, Cannabis 2,500 + Mediations in California.
100 + Hours of MCLE’s
California School of Law
Paralegal LDA

ADR Experience

Sonora City Council 12 years
Alameda County Superior Court
Board of Realtors Past President
UC Berkeley Extension 40 hours
Advanced mediation 24 hours
2500 Mediations


Jim’s style is one of opening lines of communication, objectively evaluating the case, identifying the parties real needs and finding a solution to address those needs in a positive upbeat manner with a sense of humor, compassion and leadership, with the goal of consensus.

Known among the legal community for the use of “Common Sense”

Areas Of Practice

  • Accidents
  • ADA
  • Adoption
  • Agriculture & Ranching
  • Animal
  • Automotive
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Bullying
  • Business
  • Cannabis
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Eminent Domain
  • Family
  • Foreclosure
  • Government
  • HOA
  • Insurance
  • Land Use
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Native American
  • Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Online Mediation
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Pet Mediation
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Real Estate
  • Small Claims
  • Technology
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workplace

Additional Services

  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediator-Arbitrator

Fees and Provisos

$3,000 split Equally 4-hour Minimum
Online Dispute Resolution 10% Discount
Travel Expense

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • ABA DR - ABA Section of DR
  • ACR - Assoc. for Conflict Resolution