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Anne M. Lawlor Goyette, Mediator, Burlingame, California.

Anne M. Lawlor Goyette

Griffiths • Goyette
330 Primrose Road, Suite 614
Burlingame, CA, 94010
Tel: (650) 375-5960
Fax: (650) 375-5965
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Recognized to California Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Discovery Referee, Fact Finding, Mini-Trial Judge, Special Master
  • Practice Commenced: 1998
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Anne Lawlor Goyette represented clients in construction, real estate, commercial, insurance and employment matters with a San Francisco law firm, beginning in 1988 until becoming a full time neutral in 1998. Anne Lawlor Goyette has served as a Mediator, Special Master, Discovery Referee, Dispute Resolution Facilitator in hundreds of complex matters pursuant to court appointment and stipulation throughout California

  • Author, Settlement Construction, San Francisco/ Los Angeles Daily Journal (2009)
  • Author, Preparation is The Key, West Coast Casualty's CD Seminar Program (2009)
  • Speaker, Ethical Issues in Class Actions, San Mateo County Bar Association (2009)
  • Speaker, Resolving Design Claims, San Francisco AIA & SEAONC (2009)
  • Instructor, Trial Advocacy Workshop, Stanford Law School (2009)
  • Speaker, Meeting of the Masters, Bar Association of San Francisco (2008)
  • Speaker , ADR Ethics, San Mateo County Bar Association (2007, 2008)
  • Co-Author, Liability On The Contract Claims Against Design Professionals (1995)
  • Briefed Markborough v. Sup Court (1991) 227 Cal.App.3d 705

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Appellate
  • Banking & Finance
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Insurance
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Torts
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA


• J.D. Santa Clara University School of Law, 1988 Dean's List

• Law Review Comments Editor (Highest Score) 
• American Jurisprudence Award in Alternative Dispute 
• Resolution American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law 
• A.B.A. Client Counseling Competition, Regional Finalist • Emery Law Scholarship 
• B.A., Political Science, Public Service, University of California, Davis, 1985 
• Chancellor's Outstanding Senior Award 
• Warner Communications Scholarship 
• Professional Instruction Court of Appeal 
• Advanced Communication for Mediators (2009) 
• Elder Mediation Training (2009) 
• Court of Appeal Mediation Training Program (2008) 
• Harvard Law School, Mediation Workshop (2007) 
• U.S.D.C. Alternative Dispute Resolution Program Training (2002) 
• B.A.S.F. Comprehensive Mediation Training (2000)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Court ADR Program Panelist: U.S.D.C. (Northern District); Court of Appeal (1st, 3rd Districts);
  • Alameda, Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Sonoma County Superior Courts
  • Admission to all California State, District Courts; U.S Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
  • Member California Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Member U.S.D.C. Advanced Mediation Practice Group
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated (
  • Member California, San Francisco, San Mateo Bar Associations
  • Committee Chair, MCLE, San Mateo Bar Association (2007 - present)
  • Licensed California Real Estate Broker

Rates Information

$495 per hr

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