Biographical Sketch

Roger A. Moss is Mediation Counsel for the Conflict Intervention Service, a groundbreaking program that reduces evictions in San Francisco’s supportive and affordable housing communities. CIS is funded by a grant from the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development, and is operated by the Bar Association of San Francisco.

Following graduation from UC Berkeley and Hastings College of the Law, Roger worked in the commercial real estate industry in negotiation and executive roles. He has managed landlord tenant conflict in the nation’s most culturally diverse environments, including San Francisco, Manhattan, Los Angeles, and Honolulu.

Roger’s private practice focuses on mediation, negotiation consulting, and ADR project management. He co-founded the Napa Mediation Center and helped establish a mediation panel for the King County Bar Association, before joining the CIS initiative. Roger is an active member of the California and Washington State Bar Associations. A former chairman of the board for the Association for Dispute Resolution of Northern California, Roger currently serves on the executive committee of the WSBA ADR Section.

 

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COLLABORATIVE NEGOTIATION, STRATEGIC PLANNING, PROJECT LEADERSHIP
Nonprofit Project Development, San Francisco & Seattle, 2016 – Present
Conflict Intervention Service pilot program, The Bar Association of San Francisco
Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution pilot program, King County Bar Association

Roger A. Moss, Mediation Counsel, San Francisco & Seattle 2012 – Present
Freelance negotiation consultant; mediator; settlement counsel; nonprofit strategic planner; co-founder Napa Mediation Center

Pacific Bridge Commercial Real Estate, Hawaii, California, & Florida 1997 – 2012
Broker and management consultant providing portfolio leasing, asset management, strategic planning, & conflict resolution in commercial real estate

Negotiation and Executive Management, United States, 1986 – 2006
Chief Leasing Officer, Ziff Properties, Inc, Charleston, SC
Director of Real Estate, Skechers USA, Manhattan Beach, CA
Director of Development, Pacific Rim, Horizon Group, Honolulu, HI
Vice President of Leasing, Guilford Glazer Cos, Beverly Hills, CA
Vice President of Real Estate, F.W. Woolworth Co, New York, NY

MEDIATION PANELIST / RELATED AFFILIATIONS
Association for Dispute Resolution of Northern California; Bar Association of San Francisco; Community Boards of San Francisco; Citizen Complaint Commission of San Francisco; Superior Courts of Lake, Napa, Yolo Counties; Davis Neighborhood Court; California Association of Realtors; King County Bar Association; Washington Mediation Association; Washington Bar ADR Section

ACADEMIC RECORD & CREDENTIALS
JD: Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco
AB History, Phi Beta Kappa: University of California, Berkeley
Member of the State Bar, California & Washington
Certificated Mediator

EXPERIENTIAL HIGHLIGHTS
Collaborative negotiation; managing landlord tenant conflict; mediation of behavioral health-related conflict; facilitation & strategic planning for family business & nonprofit organizations; portfolio leasing & asset management; project management, liaison with government agencies & institutional stakeholders

PROFESSIONAL & PERSONAL INTERESTS
Online dispute resolution; historic preservation & conservation of natural landscapes; Native American issues & cultural preservation; social justice & animal welfare; behavioral health awareness; noetic sciences