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Judge Daniel Weinstein (Ret.)

Judge Daniel Weinstein (Ret.)
Mediator and Former President, JAMS, San Francisco, CA

Board dates

2010 - 2012
2013 - 2015

Daniel Weinstein is one of the nation’s preeminent mediators of complex civil disputes. He is a pioneer in the development of mediation and teaches and lectures to fellow mediators and lawyers throughout the United States. Judge Weinstein has extensive expertise in designing the process and resolving complex, multi-party, high-stake cases. He served on the Superior Court of San Francisco from 1982 to 1988, and as Associate Justice Pro Tem, California Supreme Court and the First District Court of Appeal and in Municipal Court of San Francisco. Previously, he was in private practice for seven years, specializing in litigation of federal cases. Judge Weinstein was U.S. Representative to the Bosnian Privatization Commission (1998-2001), overseeing the transfer of $15 billion of state-owned assets to the citizens of Bosnia. He is a graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School.