Richard D. Warren

Mediation & Arbitration Services

929 Fresno Avenue
Berkeley, California 94707


Asset Distribution, Civil Rights, Commercial, Construction, Entertainment , Landlord/Tenant, Legal Malpractice, Partnership Disputes, Professional Malpractice, Trusts and Estates

California Mediator, Arbitrator, Neutral Party

With more than 30 years of litigation experience, attorney Rick Warren has shown the ability to work with people during moments of stress and emotion. Whether it is his Midwestern roots, or an innate quality, his calm demeanor and ability to remain neutral while getting the job done are highly valued qualities. Today, Rick focuses his law practice on providing neutral services as well as litigation and appeals for liquor license holders.

As a neutral party, Rick Warren has served as a mediator in more than 700 mediations, and an arbitrator in more than 100 arbitrations.

Additional information about attorney Richard (Rick) Warren can be found below.

Hearing Both Sides · Seeing Resolutions

The Law Office of Richard D. Warren is located in Berkley, California. From his San Francisco Bay Area location, attorney Rick Warren serves attorneys, law firms, businesses and individuals in Northern California, Central Valley and Southern California. With more than three decades of experience, primarily in business law and commercial and real estate litigation, his law practice today focuses on two areas of law:

  • Neutral services such as mediation, arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution services
  • Litigation and appeals for businesses and individuals holding a liquor license

neu·tral: adjective 1) not engaged on either side; specifically: not aligned with a political or ideological grouping 2) of or relating to a neutral state or power 3) not decided or pronounced as to characteristics — Merriam Webster

As a mediator, arbitrator and neutral party, Rick Warren helps parties find resolutions in commercial disputes, real estate, construction, insurance coverage, environmental, personal injury, employment law, and professional disputes.

With successful experience as a trial attorney, Rick Warren has developed the ability to remain neural and resist adopting the emotions or stress of those around him. Often a mediator or arbitrator is a retired judge or attorney, with experience making decisions. Rick Warren's experience as a litigator gives him the skill to motivate others to find a position of compromise or resolution. Although he has no stake in the outcome, he has the ability to influence others to find a fair solution.

Referrals Welcome

Known for his experience and reputation for objectivity and fairness, Rick Warren regularly accepts referrals from law firms and lawyers throughout California. All initial consultations are free. After retaining him as a neutral party or mediator, out of pocket travel costs should be reimbursed by the client, but there are no charges for travel time.

Call 800-262-5647 or contact the law office online to schedule an appointment.

929 Fresno Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94707

P: 510-528-4423
F: 510-217-4393
E: [email protected]