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Soheila Azizi
CAMS California Arbitration & Mediation Services

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10213 Foothill Boulevard
Rancho Cucamonga , CA 91730
USA
(909) 484-9992
Fax: (909) 484-0120

Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
Ms. Azizi has been a champion in promoting social justice by bringing creative solutions to most challenging disputes by combining her litigation experience with masterful application of diverse mediation styles and transformative techniques. She has successfully completed mediation seminars and Collaborative Divorce training programs including STAR and the “Professional Skills Program” at Pepperdine University’s acclaimed Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. An immigrant with a rich cultural heritage, Ms. Azizi offers special skills and powerful communication techniques aimed at effective resolution of Cross-Cultural disputes and sensitive orientations.

On Line Dispute Resolution in Areas of Family Law, Custody & Visitation, Asset Division & Property Disputes, Support General Civil Litigation, Probate, Will Contests, Medical & Professional Malpractice, Elder abuse, Guardianship, Conservatorships, Collaborative Practice, Employment, Business, Non-profit Organizations, Facilitative, Evaluative, and Transformative Mediation, Arbitration, Agreement Facilitator

Professional Background

Civil Litigation & Family Law Trial Lawyer; Arbitrator, Settlement Officer, Judge Pro Tem (Superior Courts & Small Claims); Entrepreneur and Law Practice CEO/CFO

Experience

  • Broad scope of social, religious and cultural experiences having served as a certified Temporary Judge, Mediator and Arbitrator in private conflict resolution outlets, as well as on various County Bar ADR services and Superior Court panels in Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties (since 1998), in addition to providing services as a private and court appointed mediator in Superior Courts in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange Counties.
  • Vast business and professional experience resulting from twenty six years (since 1994) of conducting business as a Founder, Manager, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Marketing Director, and Senior Associate Attorney at my successful law practice in the areas of Civil/Business Litigation, Immigration, Family Law, Medical Malpractice, Serious Personal Injury and Wrongful Death, Mediation and Arbitration, in both Los Angeles and Inland Empire Counties;

Degrees

  • Juris Doctorate, JD, University of La Verne, CA
  • Bachelor of Arts BA in Economics, Hofstra University, NY

Social and Professional Affiliations:

  • 1993 – Present – California State Bar, Active Member
  • 1993 – Present – San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • 1993 – Present – Riverside County Bar Association
  • 1993 – Present – Iranian American Lawyers Association
  • 1993 – Present – Board Member of Upland Spiritual Assembly, Legal, Administrative & Dispute Resolution duties
  • 1995 – Present – Past President & Founder of Upland Interfaith Council
  • 2000 – Present – Consumer Attorney’s Association of Los Angeles
  • 2005 – Present – Co-Founder & Board Member of “Women On The Move Network”
  • 2009 – Present – University of La Verne, College of Law’s Choice for “Great Lawyers” Campaign
  • 2010 – Present – Panel Speaker, University of La Verne ADR
  • 2010 – Present – Guest Lecturer: Loma Linda University Graduate School of Psychology: Family Law Mediation
  • 2011 – Co-Sponsor-University of La Verne College of Law ADR Symposium
  • 2012 – Guest Lecturer Cal. State University, San Bernardino: The China Program—American Law and Culture

Training

Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
        Please refer to attached CV for Extensive Training

Approach

  • A champion in promoting justice through innovative solutions to most challenging disputes by combining education, training and experience as a family law and civil litigation trial attorney, mediator, arbitrator, collaborative conflict resolution professional, temporary judge, minor’s counsel, and certified family law specialist courses, with masterful application of diverse mediation techniques and styles, including collaborative, evaluative, facilitative, and transformative approaches to mediation
  • Professionally trained at top-rated institutions including Pepperdine University’s STRAUS Institute for Dispute Resolution’s STAR and Professional Skills Programs for over two decades, and well-versed in negotiation styles, and conflict resolution strategies and techniques, founded on a rich tapestry of multi-faith, multi-cultural, multi-ethnicity heritage, and hands-on experience with handling sensitive positionings and orientations of nearly two thousand conflicted individuals and entities

Fees

$400 / Hr., (4 Hr. Minimum)
Reservation Fee of $400 is due upon booking which will be applied towards first hour of the services

Sliding scale fee is available in some circumstances

Areas of Practice

  • Accidents
  • Adoption
  • Adult Family
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Civil Union Dissolution
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Congregational
  • Contracts
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Estate Planning
  • Faith Based
  • Family
  • General
  • Health Care
  • HOA
  • Insurance
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Marital Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Non Profits
  • Nursing Home
  • Online Mediation
  • Parent-Teen
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Prenuptial
  • Probate
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Restorative (Juvenile)
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Small Claims
  • Victim - Offender

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Representational Lawyer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Strategic Planning
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Arbitrator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Online Arbitrator

References

Don Cripe Co-Panelist CAMS Tom Watts Co-Panelist CAMS Dr. Omid Furutan Fellow Board Member WOTMN

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