Steven Rosenberg is a state and national leader in the field of mediation.
Steven Rosenberg, Esq., provides highly effective and skilled mediation services throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, Northern California and the U.S. Mediations in the San Francisco Bay Area may be held in our facilities or another location acceptable to the parties.
Parties may select fee arrangements based on hourly or per diem charges. There is no administration fee and no charge for an initial phone consultation, so that individuals can speak with Mr. Rosenberg to determine if the mediation process is appropriate.
Steven offers mediation services in the following practice areas:
In addition to providing Mediation Services, Mr. Rosenberg can train and coach employees and management in Mediation, Negotiation and Conflict Management Skills.
Mr. Rosenberg was selected as a member of The Training Design Consultation Project, funded by the Hewlett Foundation for the development of training resources for the mediation field. This work formed the basis for the very successful internal mediation program for the U.S. Postal Service for which he was a lead trainer.
The lesson was so indelibly burnt into me, that a large part of my time during the twenty years of my practice as a lawyer was occupied in bringing about private compromises of hundreds of cases. I lost nothing thereby — not even money, certainly not my soul.”
What Participants Say About Our Mediation Training
“The best mediation course in which I’ve participated.”
Jerry Spolter; JAMS Mediator,
“Thank you for the excellent experience I enjoyed at the mediation training. At once entertaining and informative, the training never dragged, was continually stimulating, and practical. … a remarkable educational experience.”
Michael E. Ballachey; Judge of the Superior Court (Retired)
“A note to express my delight and appreciation for the experience I had at your Mediation Training. The course was stimulating and impressively well organized. You took a very diverse group and gave each of them an experience of their own unique strengths. I just wasn’t expecting the depth of the experience I encountered.”
Elizabeth Weisz, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, San Francisco
“I want to compliment you on the outstanding job you did in presenting the Mediation Program which I attended. It was extremely well thought out, the materials were excellent and the manner in which you presented the materials and involved the group was at all times engaging. Your program exceeded all my objectives.”
Richard Keenan, Folger, Levin & Kahn;
“Your presentation style is fabulous. You structured the course so that it moved quickly. Your use of role-play, small group exercises, didactic presentation and video clips kept the day interesting and pleasurable. I must also comment on the extent of your generosity. I have never seen anyone offer as many resources as you have.”
Elizabeth Rae Walker, MBA, MA, MFT
“I would like to express my appreciation for your excellent mediation training course. I found you to be one of the best instructors I have encountered in my extensive educational experience. I highly recommend your course to those interested in becoming mediators.”
William Strickland, Strickland, Haapala, Altura, Harnett, Thomas;
“Through your multi-dimensional training, your skill and style as an instructor, and your organizational and ethical competence, I believe you are
effectively serving as a great model of a mediator. It is a pleasure and honor to learn from you.”
Wendy Ormiston, LCSW
“Using a very effective mix of lecture, demonstration, and exercises, along with video and question/answer sessions, you gave practical,
easy to understand, and credible advice. I highly recommend your course…”
W. Bruce Wold, Sedgewick, Detert, Moran & Arnold
“The presentation was educational, enlightening, encouraging and entertaining. I came away encouraged by the ways I could augment my professional therapeutic offering with mediation services. The structure of the course has been intentionally designed to move participants toward a sense of competence.”
Annelisa MacBean, M.A.
Corte Madera, CA
What Mediation Clients Say
“Mr. Rosenberg has three talents in abundance. He is quick of mind, he inspires trust and thus improves communications and he has a
steady and good sense of humor. He has my highest recommendation.”
Walnut Creek, CA
“I recommend Steven Rosenberg, especially for those cases that are unique or out of the ordinary. In a recent difficult case
somehow the parties were able to resolve the case. That ‘somehow’ was Steve Rosenberg’s skills.”
John E Haapala, Strickland, Haapala
Altura & Thompson, Oakland
“Steve’s demonstrated skills begin with a practiced and conscious patience that allows participants to explain the case without interruption or judgment. He has a breadth of knowledge, expertise and practical experience that he draws upon to flesh out what is important to the parties. Coupled with a bold spirit willing to engage and challenge when appropriate without compromising his neutrality. His sense of humor softens the harsh edges of controversy and creates a common bond of shared laughter.”
Sam Barnum, Esq., San Rafael, CA
“Steven Rosenberg never ceases to amaze me at his ability to get cases settled. He has the ability to adapt his process to suit the
litigants and attorneys. He has my highest recommendation as an accomplished mediator.”
John Robin Orme
Orme & Grabstein, San Francisco, California
“Steven Rosenberg is one of the few mediators who gets the big picture and has the right tools for resolving cases. He is firm and persuasive,
without being offensive. Great mediators must have a deep understanding of the business, legal, and human aspects of the case. Mr. Rosenberg has that understanding and knows how to adopt his style and approach for maximum success.”
Becherer Kannett & Schweitzer, Emeryville, CA