"Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser -- in fees, expenses, and waste of time." 

- Abraham Lincoln 

Karren Baker is a mediator, discovery referee and arbitrator based in the San Francisco Bay Area.  

She mediates cases throughout the country, and serves as a private discovery referee in both state and federal cases.

Karren also serves as an arbitrator, primarily for insurance fee disputes pursuant to California Civil Code Sec. 2860. 

Karren's specialized knowledge regarding insurance and environmental issues, her vast experience in handling e-discovery disputes, and her attention to detail and consistent follow up lead to a high rate of success.