Superior Court of California, County of Solano

Superior Court of California, County of Solano

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Nancy McPherson

Nancy McPherson - Edrington, Schirmer & Murphy

  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Neutral Case Evaluation
  • Temporary Judge
2300 Contra Costa Blvd, #450
Pleasant Hill CA, 94523
Phone: (925) 827-3300
Fax: (925) 827-3320
  • Retired Judge
  • Non Attorney
  • Active CA Bar CA Bar Number: SB 129464
  • Actively engaged in the practice of law
  • Completed basic skills training course Total hours of Mediation Training: 40
  • Served as mediator or co-mediator on at least 10 matters
  • Fee Charged per Hour: 290
  • Languages Spoken:
  • Current Practice:
  • % Plaintiff Rep Now: 15
  • % Defendant Rep Now: 85
  • % Plaintiff Earlier: 0
  • % Defendant Earlier: 0
  • Consumer
  • Homeowner Association
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Personal Injury
  • Public Entity
  • Unlawful Detainer
  • Business/Contracts
  • Construction/Defect
NANCY A. McPHERSON
EDRINGTON, SCHIRMER & MURPHYLLP
2300 Contra Costa Blvd. Suite 450 Bar Admissions
E-mail: Nmcpherson@esmlawfirm.com Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 California - June, 1987
(925) 827-3300 Pennsylvania - Nov. 1983
North Carolina May 2011

Mediation:

Training: Straus Mediation Training: Mediating the Litigated Case (Pepperdine University. Spring, 2010 (42 hours). Regular mediation Continuing Legal Education mediation Seminars.

Panels: Contra Costa County Superior Court panel of mediators since 1997. Successfully mediated over two hundred disputes. Personal Injury, Construction, Property Damage, Governmental Liability, Collection, Trusts, Probate.
Solano County Superior Court 2008. April, 2011 to present.
Alameda County Superior Court- 4/2010 to present.

Employment EDRINGTON, SCHIRMER & MURPHY Aug. 2002 - present
2300 Contra Costa Boulevard, Suite 450; Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Personal injury auto, property damage, construction defect; public entity defense, including contractual claims, landlord-tenant, Judicial and contractual arbitrations; superior court jury trials, mediations; settlement negotiations; law & motion and appellate work; expert and lay witness depositions. Also handled cases involving public sector defense (Government Claims).

Mediator: Contra Costa Superior Court, Solano County Superior Court. Handled numerous mediations since 1997. Many cases involved pro per parties for estate matters, trust disputes, landlord-tenant, construction claims, contract disputes, personal injuries, property damage, construction defect, public entity claims.

LAW OFFICES OF THOMAS J. DAWSON May 1996 - Aug. 2002
Creekside Oaks Office Park; 1460 Maria Lane, Suite 320, Walnut Creek,
CA 94596
Construction Defect, Insurance Defense, Personal Injury; Commercial and Tort Litigation, Business and Transactional Law, Probate; Some Management; Client Development; E.A.S.E. Mediator - Contra Costa County Superior Court, Arbitrator.

FORTUNE, DREVLOW, HOLMES, CARMODY, SCHMIDT & NAKANO
180 Montgomery Street, Suite 1200, San Francisco, CA 94104 Aug. 1993 - April 1996
Construction injury and construction defect cases, as well as slip and fall personal injury, vehicular accident injury, products liability, property damage (nuisance) and business litigation.

KENNEY, BURD, KNUTSON & MARKOWITZ
Four Embarcadero Center, Suite 1800, San Francisco, CA 94111 March 1993 - Aug. 1993
Insurance defense. Construction defect representing general contractor/developers; trucking accidents, wrongful death and coverage litigation.





SCHMIDT, HERLIHY, BROADBECK AND HEPLER - San Francisco Office
255 California Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94111 Sep. 1987 - March 1993
Personal injury, property damage and construction liability files; Judicial and contractual arbitrations; superior court jury trials, mediations; settlement negotiations; law & motion and appellate work; expert and lay witness depositions. Also handled cases involving public sector defense (Government Claims) and Pest Control claims.

HON. JOSEPH A. DEL SOLE
Superior Court of Pennsylvania (Appellate) Jan 1984 - April 1986
2579 Washington Road, Suite 333; Pittsburgh, PA 15241 (412) 835-8570
Judicial Clerk - Researched and drafted court opinions, prepared legal memos for appellate court sessions, assisted at Bench proceedings in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg and Philadelphia.
Education


University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Visiting Student - 1982 - 83
Jessup International Moot Court Team: Best Brief - Pitt Intramural Competition, Finalists -
Regional Team Competition (B+ average)
Western New England College School of Law
Springfield, Massachusetts 01119
Juris Doctor: May, 1983
No class rank due to visiting student status; B+ average

The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, Pennsylvania
B.A. Degree with Honors - 1980; Majors: English and Pre-law, 151 credits/four year program. Emphasis: Legal, Creative and Biographical Writing.
Honors Lambda Sigma (Sophomore Honor Society): Assistant Editor, Behrend College Literary Magazine
(Branch Campus); Varsity Tennis, 1976 and 1977.
Exeter University
Exeter, England (Penn State Study Abroad)
Spring 1980 semester; Emphasis: Politics and Economics of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.




Hourly rate for Mediations: $290.00
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