Mediation Training and Experience

 

Dispute Resolution Training & Experience

  • Ombudsman Training: Ombudsman 101, The Ombudsman Association. 2005
  • Mediation Training – 40 hour class; Steven Rosenberg, Mill Valley, CA. 2005
  • Arbitrator: American Arbitration Association Commercial Panel. 1984 – 1990.
    California State Bar Fee Dispute Panel. 1984 – present
    Alameda County Bar Association Fee Dispute Panel. 2004 – 2015
  • Commissioner: Oakland Citizen’s Police Review Board, 1992 -1995
  • Judge Pro Tempore: Alameda County Superior Court, Small Claims, 1999 – 2008
  • Mediation Advocate: I have been a client advocate in more than forty mediations of employment and labor disputes since 1992.
  • Mediator: Mediation of employment and labor disputes, 2007 – present
  • Presentations and Programs

  • 2006 ACBA Panelist; MCLE program: Hot Button Issues in Employment Mediation.
  • 2007 Guest Lecture – Hastings College of Law, Mediation Seminar
    Prisoner’s Dilemma: Cognitive & Emotional Factors in Mediation.
  • 2008 ACBA Panelist; MCLE program: E-Discovery in Employment Law.
  • 2009 ACBA Panelist; MCLE program: Pre-Litigation Mediation.
  • Publications

  • Personality Correlates of Prisoner’s Dilemma play: Mental Abilities, MMPI and Field
    Independence; Alexander G. van Broek, Unpublished Master’s Thesis (1972) San Francisco
    State University (http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/bul/84/4/661/)
  • Forced Early Retirement and Section 4(f)(2) of the ADEA – Discretion Allowed; Alexander van
    Broek, Labor Law, 9 Golden Gate U. L. Rev. (1978)
    (http://digitalcommons.law.ggu.edu/ggulrev/vol9/iss1/8)
  • The Federal Enclave Doctrine – Fun for Defendants; Alexander van Broek, The Verdict (Fall
    2017) pp. 30-33, Alameda – Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers’ Association
    (https://acctla.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Fall2017-final.pdf)