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About Louie

With nearly 40 years’ experience in all varieties of alternative dispute resolution practice, Louie Castoria can help people and businesses resolve their disputes without the high fees and costs of litigation, and help bring existing litigation to mediated resolutions, without the risks and expense of trial and appeal. 

Resume Highlights

1980 to present

Participates in over 700 mediations, arbitrations, administrative hearings, and mandatory settlement conferences in Federal and State Courts throughout the Western United States, in the American Arbitration Association, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA, and its predecessor, NASD), Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, ADR Services, Judicate West, and private mediators.

Certified Arbitrator, Bar Association of San Francisco (20-hour training).

Certified Mediator by the University of California, Berkeley (40-hour training).

Hears, decides, and renders binding awards under sections of the Health Code as a Hearing Officer under contract to the City and County of San Francisco.

Authors quarterly articles on professional liability (errors and omissions) claims for insurance and legal professionals.