Ames, Claude

Law Offices of Claude Ames
3776 Shafter Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 652-1300
(510) 652-1227
Attorney, Mediator, Arbitrator
B.S., University of California, Berkeley, 1974; J.D., University of California, Hastings, 1977
Advocate Location(s): 
San Francisco
ADR Training: 
American Arbitration and Mediation Service; Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service; National Academy of Arbitrators; annual required training (20 hours); plus 100+ hours of prior training in mediation, fact finding dispute resolution
ADR Style: 
Informal and informative process of mediation procedure, setting forth mediator's role, duties, expectations, authority and lack thereof. Will caucus separately with parties when necessary to clarify positions, offer suggestions, confidentiality, create fair objective environment for resolution of dispute.