Bay Area Mediation Services
Frederick D. Schwarz
Fritz has practiced law for 41 years primarily as defense counsel in a wide range of civil litigation matters, including auto, homeowner, construction defect and professional and product liability cases. He now serves as a neutral in such matters and offers his considerable experience in helping the parties resolve their disputes.
$350 per hour for time spent in preparation for and conduct of the mediation. No extra charges for administration, travel in the Bay Area, or cancellation. There is no minimum charge.
J.D., Boalt Hall, University of California, Berkeley, 1964
U.C. Berkeley, 1960
Sr. Trial Counsel, USAA Ins. Co., auto/homeowner defense
Partner - Knox, Ricksen, Oakland, all types of civil litigation matters
Associate/Partner - Hardin Cook et al, Oakland, all types of civil litigation matters
Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California 1970 - 2005
American Board of Trial Advocates 1986 - present
Settlement panels in San Francisco, Alameda and Contra Costa County Superior Courts for over 30 years
Judge Pro Tem Alameda County
AHM Mediation Seminar 1995
Involved in hundreds of arbitrations and mediations as advocate counsel and a neutral and has tried over a hundred jury trials over the last 40 years
Martindale-Hubble AV Rating