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Grace Seferian, PE, PMP, MEM, LEED AP, QSD/P
Grace Seferian, PE, PMP, MEM, LEED AP, QSD/P

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Grace Seferian, PE, PMP, MEM, LEED AP, QSD/P

As the founder of ResolveWithGrace, Grace Seferian, is an EXPERT IN CONSTRUCTION and practices alternative dispute resolution (ADR) specializing in mediation, arbitration and dispute review boards (DRB)s. She has OVER 25 YEARS experience in the construction industry as a Program and Construction Management professional. In addition to being a licensed Professional Engineer and a General Contractor, Grace holds an Executive MBA degree in addition to a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Master’s degree in Engineering Management.
The combination of her engineering and construction experience gives her a complete and well-balanced understanding of the building process. Grace has a deep understanding of technical terms, engineering and claims analysis principles and has resolved hundreds of construction disputes and potential claims.

Program and project management professional; Construction expert;

Project Management Professional (PMP);
Licensed Professional Engineer (PE);
Licensed General Contractor (Classification B);
LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP);
Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD) and Practitioner (QSP).

ADR Experience

Practicing ADR since 2013 both as a mediator and arbitrator.

Serving on the ADR panel of mediators of the Contra Costa County Superior Court of CA, the Alameda County Superior Court of CA, the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF)
and the Construction Dispute Resolution Services (CDRS) National Panel of Construction ADR Specialists.
DRB for Caltrans Division of Construction ADR.


Facilitative approach.


Executive MBA (EMBA)  – Business Administration and Management

Master of Engineering Management (MEM);
Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Civil Engineering.

Areas Of Practice

  • ADA
  • Art
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Insurance
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Professional Fees
  • Real Estate
  • School/Education
  • Securities
  • Small Claims

Additional Services

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

Fees and Provisos

$350 per hour.

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • ABA DR - ABA Section of DR
  • FINRA - Financial Industry Regulatory Auth.