Ms. Azizi has been a champion in promoting social justice by bringing creative solutions to most challenging disputes by combining her litigation experience with masterful application of diverse mediation styles and transformative techniques. She has successfully completed mediation seminars and Collaborative Divorce training programs including STAR and the “Professional Skills Program” at Pepperdine University’s acclaimed Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. An immigrant with a rich cultural heritage, Ms. Azizi offers special skills and powerful communication techniques aimed at effective resolution of Cross-Cultural disputes and sensitive orientations.
Education & Training
1979 – Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, B.A.
1993 – University of La Verne School of Law, J.D. Member of Law Review, Journal of Juvenile Law
1993 – Continuing Education Courses: State and County Bar Training for Temporary Judge, Superior Courts & Small Claims; Fee Arbitration; Certified Family Law Specialist
2006 – Advanced Family Mediation Skills
2007 – Straus Institute For Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University: A Systematic Approach To Mediation Strategies (STAR)
California Arbitration & Mediation Services is a not-for-profit mutual benefit corporation formed under the laws of the State of California. The panelists are independent contractors who are compensated directly for his/her services. All references to “Mediator” apply both to the lawyer Mediator and any other professional serving as Mediator, consultant, assisting the mediator or communicating with the parties regarding the mediation. Each Panelist is independently insured. Mediators serve with qualified judicial immunity from liability under California law (California Evidence Code §703.5 and Howard v Drapkin, (1990) 222 CA3rd 843).