Gayle Nathan has been practicing law since 1988. She has served in a number of pro tem judicial positions, and was a District Court Judge, Family Division for several years. She began her mediation practice in 2015 when she left the Family Court Bench. She was Chair of the ADR Section of the State Bar 2017-2019 and enjoyed promoting mediation within the legal community during that time.
Ms. Nathan’s legal experience includes litigating in federal court age, sex and race discrimination cases as well as breach of contract and personal injury cases in state court. She has also had an impressive appellate practice during her career, making law in Nevada with the case of Potter v. Potter.
She has familiarity with medical billing practices and lawsuits against financial institutions.
Her current practice is a mix of family and civil cases.
She has completed the 40 hour basic mediation curriculum as well as an advanced class with Ken Cloke and other advanced mediation classes.
Ms. Nathan provides in person mediation as well as by zoom.
Attorney, Judge, Mediator, Parent Co-Ordinator
Mediated family law disputes, reaching complete resolution on 90% of the cases. As a District Court Judge acted as a Settlement Judge for other judges. Accepted appointment as a parent coordinator in a high conflict case, assisting the parents in their communications and moving them toward resolutions in their disputes.
Typically a facilitator approach, although having access to judicial reasoning helps to move a case along at times.
B.A. SUNY Binghamton
M.S. Special Ed, Long Island University, CW Post
J.D., Touro Law School
Fees are negotiable and related to the complexity of the case.