To check availability and reserve a mediation date, please complete the form.
Mr. Weinman is available for both in-person and remote mediations depending on the preference of the parties. If the parties have agreed in advance on the preferred location of mediation, please advise the office when scheduling a mediation. If no office has been agreed upon, Mr. Weinman will provide a neutral location to conduct the mediation. Mr. Weinman mediates throughout California.
Briefs should be submitted at least five (5) days prior to the mediation hearing and should include the following:
- Procedural history
- Legal claims and basis for claims
- Potential or perceived barriers to settlement
- Damage evaluations
- Settlement demands/offers
On non-class action cases, Briefs should not exceed twenty-five (25) pages, excluding exhibits. Class action briefs should not exceed forty (40) pages, excluding exhibits.
All parties must have an authorized representative present at mediation who has ultimate authority to settle the case. Physical attendance by individuals with ultimate authority to settle the case is crucial to a successful mediation. In class actions and cases involving insurance carriers, all parties must be available throughout the course of mediation if they are physically unable to attend.