Senior Mediator

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Ana Sambold, Esq.

Ana Sambold is an attorney, mediator, arbitrator, and a conflict resolution specialist. She has successfully helped over 1,000 parties and attorneys to resolve their most challenging disputes involving civil, commercial, insurance coverage. consumer, personal injury, wills & trusts, employment, and real estate matters. She consistently achieves outstanding results by virtue of her remarkable tenacity, commitment to each case, extensive experience, and positive attitude.

Ms. Sambold has been recognized as meeting the highest independent standards for neutrals established by the International Mediation Institute, the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, and She serves as a neutral on the selected ADR rosters of the American Arbitration Association, ADR Services, Inc., several U.S. courts, federal and state agencies.

As a proven leader in the ADR field, Ms. Sambold serves as an Executive Officer of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, Co-Chair of the ABA Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Institute, and Chair of the San Diego County Bar Association ADR Section. She has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law for California Western Law School and has taught extensively in conflict resolution, negotiation and ADR.

Ms. Sambold received her credentials in mediation and dispute resolution from Harvard Law School and Pepperdine University School of Law. She can conduct mediations and arbitrations entirely in Spanish when necessary.

Available to conduct mediations and arbitrations
online, by phone and other remote access means.

Areas Of Practice

  • Accidents
  • ADA
  • Adult Family
  • Animal
  • Automotive
  • Bankruptcy
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Business
  • Cannabis
  • Civil (general)
  • Civil Rights (discrimination)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Congregational
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Cross Cultural
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Estate Planning
  • Evictions
  • Faith Based
  • Family
  • Foreclosure
  • Franchise
  • General
  • HOA
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Labor - Management
  • Land Use
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Non Profits
  • Nursing Home
  • Online Civil
  • Online Mediation
  • Online Workplace
  • Organizational
  • Parent-Teen
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Pet Mediation
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Real Estate
  • Restorative (Juvenile)
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Small Claims
  • Sports
  • Trademark
  • Transportation
  • Trust Management
  • Workers Comp
  • Workplace

Additional Services

  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Arbitrator
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Counselor
  • Facilitator
  • Fact-Finder
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Online Arbitrator
  • Strategic Planning

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • ABA DR - ABA Section of DR
  • SCMA - S. California Mediation Assoc.
  • AAA - American Arbitration Assoc.
  • AAA - American Arbitration Association

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