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

Practitioner Mediator

Practitioner MediatorThis mediator has at least 100 hours of mediation training, has mediated at least 50 cases for at least 200 hours, agrees to take part in at least 12 hours per year of continuing mediation education, and subscribes to Mediate.com's required standards of mediation practice..Premium Member

Christian Fierro, J.D.

Chris, principal mediator of Fierro Mediation, has been a practicing civil litigation attorney in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1990 and a certified mediator since 2009. In his role at Fierro Mediation, Chris uses his decades of advocacy skills to resolve disputes before they reach court. Chris mediates a wide range of areas including general business, personal injury, property damages, contracts, leasing, employment, landlord – tenant, and neighbor/community disputes. Fluent in Spanish and conversant in French, Chris is well-equipped to handle diverse cases. He is dedicated to working with parties to reach cooperative and economical resolutions that are legally enforceable. Chris has trained extensively in online mediation, allowing for flexible scheduling, competitive rates, and a process adaptable to most needs.


  • Certified Mediator since 2009
  • Extensive Training in Mediation and On-Line Dispute Resolution
  • Panel Mediator, Sonoma County Courts Mediation Program 2011-2014
  • Panel Mediator, San Francisco Bar Association
  • 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, 1990-present
  • Admitted – Central and Northern Districts of California Courts; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1991-present

Education

  • 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
  • LGBTQ
  • Native American
  • Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Online Civil
  • Online Mediation
  • Personal Injury
  • Pet Mediation
  • Real Estate
  • Small Claims

Additional Services

  • Facilitator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Representational Lawyer

Mediations

150

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
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