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Mary Mayo Legal Mediation ServicesSan Francisco Attorney Mediator

As a San Francisco attorney mediator, Mary Mayo efficiently mediates California real estate, landlord tenant, probate, trust, estate and business disputes.  No charge for initial consultation 415-397-3713.

Mary has a straightforward approach to mediation, addressing the most difficult issues at the start of the mediation instead of spending several hours on preliminary discussions.  When the most critical issues are resolved first, the other issues are quickly resolved.  As a neutral mediator, Mary assists opposing parties in the resolution of disputes in a timely and cost-effective manner.  There is no charge for for the first 2 hours of preparation time reviewing the briefs and phone calls with the parties.

Real Estate Litigation, including HOA, Easement, Neighbor, Nuisance and Landlord Tenant Mediation

As a California real estate attorney, Mary is proficient in mediating real estate disputes, including landlord tenant, HOA mediation, neighbor and nuisance claims, easement issues, breach of contract, cases involving failure to disclose material facts in real estate sales as well as other disputes arising from the purchase and sales of real property.

In addition to private mediations, Mary Mayo has also served as a volunteer mediator at the Contra Costa County Superior Court.

Trust, Estates and Probate Mediation

Estate distribution, will contests, trust contests, probate litigation, trust litigation, breach of fiduciary duty and trust related real estate issues are ideal cases for alternative dispute resolution.  ADR is not only cost-effective, it is less stressful than proceeding to trial.  Highly experienced in both probate and trust litigation, San Francisco mediator Mary Mayo quickly reviews the issues between the executor, administrator or trustee and the beneficiaries and helps the parties set aside the smaller problems in order to resolve the larger issues.  The goal is to achieve closure without the need for the additional cost of litigation while still achieving a fair result.

As a former Finance Instructor at San Francisco State University, Mary is proficient at understanding and mediating the issues involved in estate and trust accounting and breach of fiduciary duty claims.

Business Mediation

San Francisco lawyer Mary Mayo can mediate your business litigation disputes including breach of contract disputes, unfair competition, contract rescission, negligence, fraud, misrepresentation and other commercial and business lawsuits.

Upon completing her judicial clerkship at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Mary practiced business litigation at Brobeck Phleger & Harrison before joining a satellite telecommunications company as general counsel for the company’s foreign subsidiaries.


J.D. 1996, University of San Francisco School of Law – American Jurisprudence Award in Estate Tax; M.B. A. Finance and B.A. – University of Cincinnati

Clerk, Hon. Randall J. Newsome, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Oakland,1996-1998

Business Litigation Associate, Brobeck Phleger & Harrison, 1998-2000

General Counsel, Globalstar, 2000-2004

Mayo & Mayo, 2004 – present

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