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Alternative Dispute ResolutionAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Chair and Board Representative:

Brian Purtill
Attorney / Mediator
Law and Mediation Offices of Brian J. Purtill
420 E Street, Suite 106
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
P: 707-217-1161 F: 707-540-6294

Mission Statement:
To publicly promote and provide access to mediation and other dispute resolution processes as alternatives to litigation and trial wherever possible, and to enhance the skills of mediators and litigants through collaborative brainstorming of the various challenges presented by those processes.

Mediation is an important way to resolve disputes without lawsuits and to settle lawsuits without trial. Learn more about mediation at the Sonoma County Superior Court ADR Home Page. (

To: Members of the SCBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
A new meeting schedule has been confirmed for the ADR Section for 2017. The section will continue to meet once a quarter on the 4th Tuesday of the month at noon. Dates are as follows:

2017 ADR Section Meeting Schedule: • February 28 • May 23 • August 22 • November 28