Marc D. Paisin Mediation Law Offices

Medical/Dental Malpractice
Art Law/Copyright



Marc Paisin is a well respected, highly experienced full time mediator/arbitrator with over 33 years civil litigation experience. He is a dedicated, motivated, well-trained and effective arbitrator whose primary focus is to ensure fair and impartial conduct of the hearing according to the California Evidence Code, followed by a thoughtful and well-reasoned award.

His experience includes participating in over 100 Superior Court civil trials, as well as being appointed as a Judge Pro Tempore in Alameda County Superior Court, limited jurisdiction. He also serves as an arbitrator on the superior court panels of Marin, San Francisco, Alameda and Contra Costa counties. He is also a member of the arbitration panel of the Office of The Independent Administrator for Kaiser Permanente cases. He has conducted arbitrations since 1882 and has attracted arbitrations in the fields of personal injury/wrongful death, medical/ dental malpractice, products liability, employment, general business, contract, real estate, debt collection, and fraud cases.

The Mediation Law Offices of Marc David Paisin are located in Oakland with convenient freeway access. The specialized offices include separate witness rooms, comfortable "living room" seating, wireless Internet access, refreshments, and helpful staff. Mr. Paisin also conducts arbitrations throughout the State of California with no charge for travel time/expenses.

Arbitration compensation rates (as of 8-1-2007):
  • Two-Party arbitration = $350.00/hour with three hour minimum, including one hour preparation
    $50/hour for each additional party
    $2,100.00 per eight hour day
  • No administrative fee
  • $200.00 advance deposit (towards hourly fees) is due from each party no less than 30 days prior to scheduled arbitration in order to continue to reserve date/time of scheduled hearing. Deposits to be deducted from total billable fees following conclusion of the arbitration.
In the event that the arbitration is cancelled with less than 48 hours prior notice and is NOT rescheduled, the $200.00 deposits shall be forfeited by the parties.

440 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA - Phone: 510.893.2338 - Fax: 510.893.2355