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Instructor: Steven A. Block

Steven A. Block practiced law in Sacramento for 27 years, handling insurance defense and plaintiff’s litigation, as well as a variety of complex business disputes. In 2000, building on his experience as a seasoned litigator, Mr. Block transitioned to offering mediation, arbitration, referee and special a master services on a full-time basis. His distinct ability to establish a rapport with parties, lawyers, and insurance representatives has earned him a reputation as a fair, direct, and effective mediator.

Mr. Block regularly serves as a discovery referee in complex litigation and conducts binding arbitrations in real estate, business, and contract matters. His practice includes mediation of sensitive business disputes and catastrophic losses, where the highest levels of discretion, legal knowledge, and communication are required. Although his offices are headquartered in Sacramento, Mr. Block offers his services throughout Northern California.

SCPLL Presentations:

  • Ethical & Practical Issues in Mediating with the Emotionally Disturbed & Emotionally Charged Party
  • An Indispensible Tool: The Trial Notebook
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