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Hon. Arnold H. Gold
Los Angeles County Superior Court, Retired

Judge Gold was named to the Daily Journal’s Top Neutrals lists in 2006 and 2007. One of California’s most successful probate mediators, Judge Gold received the Treat Award for Excellence from the National College of Probate Mediators in 2006. Since he retired from the bench, he has conducted nearly 400 probate mediations and maintains an exceptionally high settlement rate.


Hon. Mark A. Weiss
Los Angeles County Superior Court, Retired

A favorite of the Family Law Section of the San Fernando Valley Bar, Commissioner Mark Weiss is now available as a private judge to handle divorce mediation, arbitration and discovery. Commissioner Weiss is known to be thorough, fair, determined and direct, with an exceptional understanding and application of the law. His straightforward approach creates a trusting and comfortable atmosphere in which attorneys and their clients can settle highly contentious divorces outside the courtroom.

Hon. Etta O. Gillivan
Los Angeles County Superior Court, Retired

After a decade as a Superior Court Commissioner on the San Diego County bench, Etta Gillivan has become an expert in managing the kinds of complex issues and emotions inherent in family law, probate, and other civil litigation. She has nearly eight years of experience as a private mediator, arbitrator and settlement judge.

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        Hon. Arnold H. Gold             Hon. Mark A. Weiss


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