Scott Berman, JD is a professional mediator who pairs his law degree with over 30 years experience in real estate and business. His legal experience gives him knowledge and expertise into law, while his business and real estate background provides perspective as an entrepreneur and master negotiator.
Mr. Berman was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA) and is an active member of several professional organizations and court mediator panels. He has conducted negotiations worldwide with an emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region. Mr. Berman is sensitive to cultural values and international differences and has extensive experience working with Korean, Japanese, Chinese, and Hispanic disputants.
Regardless of the nature of the dispute, his approach to each mediation is to connect with all parties and facilitate a solution that advances the interests of all involved. Mr. Berman sees each case as unique. As a neutral, he strives to understand the position of each party, so that he can better guide them towards a creative, satisfactory and efficient closure to the conflict. His goal is a resolution that everyone agrees to and can live with.
Mr. Berman is an experienced mediator in a variety of disputes including divorce, business, real estate, wills, trusts and probate, construction, predatory lending, personal injury, employment and wrongful termination, as well as other civil matters.
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