Santa Barbara Superior Court
CADRe Program


Name: John Reaves
Address: P.O. Box 957
Los Olivos, CA 93441
Phone Number: 805-693-9990
E-mail Address:
Fee: $400/hour
Administrative Costs: None
Expenses: Yes, including room rental.
Deposit: $700
Cancellation Policy: Yes. 48 hour notice for deposit refund.
Payment Responsibility: Equally among parties unless otherwise agreed.
Years as mediator: 9
Number of mediations conducted: 100+
Subject matter of mediations conducted: Environmental, land use, business, real property, lease, landlord/tenant, neighborhood issues, civil harassment, employment, insurance.
Areas of expertise: Litigation since 1983 in buisness, contracts, leases, real property, landlord/tenant, buisness insurance, bad faith, land use/environmental, zoning, contamination, CERCLA, CEQA, water, groundwater, air, asbestos, mold.
Additional Information: Mediation style: Calm, respectful, collaborative, nonjudgmental, facilitative, bridge builder. Will question, probe, and help parties assess risk and weigh cost/benefits, better understand th perspective of the other party, and assist them in finding a path toward resolution. If needed, will offer views on positions in appropriate circumstances, such as to break logjams, or as requested by parties. Will assume broader roles in complex matters.

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