Family Law Mediator Background Information


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Name:
Knox Rios, Delilah J
Firm Name:
Address:
Delilah Knox Rios
3333 Brea Canyon Road Suite 123
Diamond Bar CA 91765
 Phone:
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 Fax:
Email:
Website:
(909) 598-3747
(909) 964-4186
(909) 598-9537
dkrios@dkriosfamilylaw.com
www.dkriosfamilylaw.com
BAR Number:
91754
ADR Experience: (Arbitration, Mediation & Settlement Conferences)

"1985 to present-Arbitration/Judge Pro Temp/Settlement Panel, Small Claims/Family Law/San Bernardino County; 1990 to present-Arbitration/Judge Pro Temp/Settlement Panel, Family Law/Los Angeles County; Handled one LASC Arbitration matter on panel."

Subject Matter Expertise Area(s):
  • Collaborative Law, Paternity. I am willing and qualified to accept complex cases in the categories I checked above.
Languages Spoken:
(Other Than English)

Representation:

Plantiff Representation: %

Defendant Representation: %

Current Practice & Professional History (Temp Judge Exp):

May 26, 1994 to present, Private Practice; Claremont Dispute Resolution Center-1994, Pomona; Alternative Dispute Resolution Program, Mediaton Panel-Real Property 2005-2008, Mediaton Panel-Family Law 2008-present, Voluntary Settlement Conference panel-Dept. 2, 2010-present, Los Angeles Superior Court (ADR Office); Family Law Mediation (Settlement), Panel 2005-present, Los Angeles Superior Court-East District; DRS - Voluntary Settlement Conference panel (family law) 2010-present, Riverside Superior Court;Inland Valley Justice Center-Mediation/MSC panel, San Bernardino Superior Court 2009-present; Rios Healey Divorce Mediation 2010-present, Co-Mediation practice with Patrick Healey, MFT, Irvine, CA. Years of Family Law Practice: 32. Family law (including mediation and collaborative law), wills, trust, probate. Prior Law Practice: Same as above. Bankruptcy.

Educational Background:

A.A. (1976) Accounting with Honors, San Bernardino Valley College B.A. (1978) Western State University, College of Law, Orange County J.D. (1979) Western State University, College of Law, Orange County

ADR Training:

Basic Mediation Training (30 hrs., May 26, 1994) Claremont Dispute Resolution Center; Basic Mediation Training (30 hrs., Aug. 29, 2003) Los Angeles County Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Service, Inc.; Mediating the Litigated Case (March 11-12, 23-24, Apr. 8-9, 2004) Pepperdine University, School of Law, Encino, CA; Advanced Family and Divorce Mediation Training (13 hrs., Nov. 2007); The New Frontier Science of the Mind: Tools for Negotiators (5.75 hrs., 11hrs. self-study, Nov. 2008) Southern California Mediation Assoc. 20th Annual Conference; Basic Divorce Mediation Training (40 hrs., Nov. 2009) Mosten Mediaton Training; Advanced conflict Resolution Strategies (3 hrs., Jan. 2010) American Institute of Mediation, Forrest Mosten; Complexities of Diversity of Dispute Resolution (3 hrs., June 2010) Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association; Mediation Skills/Strategies in Collaborative & Unbundled Practices (18 hrs., Dec. 2010) Mosten Mediation; Celebrating Advocate Attorneys in Mediation Process and Mediation, Family Law and the Elkins Family Law Task Force (1.75 hrs., Mar. 2011) Celebrating Mediation Week in the O.C.; Third Annual Diversity Workshop-Spotlight (2.5 hrs., May 2011) Role of Power Gender Violence and Money in Resolution of Family Law Disputes, Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association; Advanced Mediaton Study Group-Mosten Mediation (various, on-going); "Mediation Intensive Training for Court-Connected Family Law Cases" (32 hrs., Feb.-Mar. 2012) The Center for Understanding in Conflict.

Professional Licenses:

Arbitration Approach:

Facilitative/Directive.

Briefs & Other:

Briefs are requested 10 days before the mediation-but are not mandatory. Declarations of disclosure should be exchanged prior to mediation. Western Region (Riverside Corona, Moreno Valley); Mid-County Region (Hemet); at the above business address; at the facilities of counsel or other appropriate facilities in these areas.

Fee Information:

$325 per hour My rate per hour is $300 - $350; my rate per half day is $900 - 1050; my rate per day is $1800 - $2100. Sliding scale/reduced rates considered.

Locations:

Western Region (Riverside Corona, Moreno Valley); Mid-County Region (Hemet); 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.