Family Law Mediator Background Information


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Name:
Azizi, Soheila S
Firm Name:
Address:
Soheila Azizi
10213 Foothill Boulevard
Rancho Cucamonga CA 91730
 Phone:
 Fax:
Email:
Website:
(909) 484-9992
(909) 484-0120
soheilaazizi@azizilaw.com
www.azizilaw.com
BAR Number:
167030
ADR Experience: (Arbitration, Mediation & Settlement Conferences)

As an Arbitrator and as Counsel: 2008-Present: Inland Valley Arbitration and Mediation services (IVAMS); (CAMS); California State Bar County Bar Arbitrator for Mandatory Fee Arbitration program.

Subject Matter Expertise Area(s):
  • Elder Abuse, Adoption, Guardianship. I am willing and qualified to accept complex cases in the categories checked above. I have completed the Family Law Certified Specialist Training.
Languages Spoken:
(Other Than English)

Representation:

Plantiff Representation: %

Defendant Representation: %

Current Practice & Professional History (Temp Judge Exp):

As a Mediator and Counsel: Active Member and Referee on the Consultative Body of Local Church Administration; Private Practice: Medical Malpractice, Elder Abuse & Personal Injury Litigation, Family law. Child Custody & Support Litigation, General Civil litigation & Immigration Law; Continuing Medical Education Coursed for Physicians; Co-Lecture on Transformative Mediation, SCMA; Adjunct Professor of Law, University of La Verne College of Law; Temporary Judge in Small Claims Court, San Bernardino County Superior Court; Arbitrator for State and County Bar Mandatory Fee Arbitration for State and County Bar Mandatory Fee Arbitration, Served as Temporary Judge & Settlement Officer in Family Law Court, San Bernardino County; Settlement Officer, CRASH Settlement Program, LA County; IVAMS Civil & Family Law Mediation Panelist; IVJC Supervising Mediation Panelist; Riverside Superior Court Civil & Family Law Mediation Panel; Dispute Resolution Service (DRS) Civil & Family Law Mediation Panel; Guest Lecturer: Loma Linda University Graduate School of Psychology; Mediation Co-Sponsor University of La Verne College of Law ADR Symposium; Co-Owner & Panelist: R.D.O.C.S. ADR Services.

Educational Background:

Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, B.A.; University of La Verne School of Law, J.D.; Continuing Education Courses: State and County Bar Training for Certified Judge Pro Tem, Superior Courts & Small Claims; Fee Arbitration, Completed Specialty Family Law Training; Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University, A Systematic Approach to Mediation Strategies (STAR); Advanced Family Mediation Skills; CFLR Certified Specialist Advance Family Law Course; Minors' Counsel Training; Collaborative Divorce Team Training.

ADR Training:

"Advanced Family Law Mediation Training" (Riverside Superior Court) (32 hrs., 2012)Center for Understanding in Mediation; "ADR Symposium/Co-Sponsor" (2011) University of La Verne, College of Law; "Mediation in Litigation" (40 hrs. Mediation Trainer, 2011) IVJC; "Mediating the Litigated Case" (2010) Inland Valleys Justice Center (IVJC); "Collaborative Divorce Team Training" (2010); "Semi-Annual Judicial Training & Recertification, Judicial Conduct & Ethics" (100 hrs. plus, 1998 to present) San Bernardino Superior Court; "Minor's Counsel Training" (2009) San Bernardino Court; "Advanced Family Law Course" (2009) CFLR; "Commercial Alternative Dispute Resolution" (2007); "A Systematic Approach to Mediation Strategies (STAR)" (40 hrs., 2007) Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution; "Advanced Family Mediation Skills" (24 hrs., 2006) Pepperdine Univeristy School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution.

Professional Licenses:

Arbitration Approach:

I am a seasoned mediator. My style or approach is as diverse as the parties and/or their counsel. My diverse culture experiences in multi ethnicity heritage have allowed me to apply special skills, and powerful communication, creative techniques to successfully handle the most challenging conflicts.

Briefs & Other:

My office staff is prepared, and ready to instruct the parties and/or their counsel of what is needed for each type of case and will assist them in preparing for the hearing.

Fee Information:

$300 per hour $300 per hour ($350 for complex cases more than four (4) Parties) Rate per day (8 hours) is $2,000; Half day (4 hours) is $1,000; Reduced rates and pro bono maybe considered as part of a pre paid booking; An administrative fee (non-refundable) of $150 per each day of mediation.

Locations:

Western Region (Riverside, Corona, Moreno Valley); Mid-County Region (Temecula); Other locations upon special arrangements to be negotiated; at the above business address; at the facilities of counsel or other appropriate facilities in these areas.


DISCLAIMER: This information has been provided by the mediator and has not been independently verified by the Superior Court of California, County of Riverside. The Court provides this list of mediators as a public service. The Court does not endorse, recommend, or make any warranty pertaining to the qualifications or competency of any provider on this list. Inclusion on the list is based on the representations of the mediator. The Court assumes no responsibility of liability for any act or omission of any mediator on the list.