Stephen H. Sulmeyer, J.D., Ph.D. Mediator
Steve is a former chairperson of the Marin County Bar Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, and a member of the Association for Dispute Resolution of Northern California (ADR-NC), the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR), the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), as well as numerous legal and psychological organizations. He received his undergraduate and law degrees from Stanford University, and his Ph.D. from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, where he has taught as a member of the adjunct faculty. He serves on mediation panels of the Marin County and Alameda County Superior Courts, the First District Court of Appeals, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Steve is also the co-founder (with Judge Verna Adams) of the Marin Superior Court’s interdisciplinary settlement conference program, in which mental health professionals and lawyers trained in dispute resolution team up to assist judges in settling cases. He is also the founder and president of Integrative Mediation Marin, which teams up mental health professional- and attorney-mediators in a conjoint mediation model in family law cases.