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John E. Haapala
Haapala, Thompson & Abern
1939 Harrison Street, Suite 800
Oakland, California  94612

Tel:  (510) 763-2324
Fax: (510) 273-8534

Email:  jhaapala@htalaw.com

After practicing civil litigation for over 40 years, John Haapala now limits his practice to that of a mediator and arbitrator.  John has been a longtime panelist with the Alameda and Contra Costa County court-sponsored mediation programs.  He is certified in basic and advanced mediation, completing programs taught by Steven Rosenberg.  He has successfully mediated hundreds of cases in the last several years assisting parties and their attorneys resolve cases involving motor vehicle accidents, personal injuries, product liability, construction defects, governmental tort claims, landlord-tenant disputes, real estate nondisclosure, boundary and easement disputes, and uninsured motorist claims.

The State Bar of California (1969)

California State Bar
Alameda County Bar Association
Contra Costa County Bar Association
Northern California Association of Defense Counsel; Board of Directors (1994 – 1996)
Mediation Society of Contra Costa County

University of California, Berkeley (1964)
Hastings College of Law (1968)
Mediator Training by Steven Rosenberg - Basic (2001), Advanced (2004)

To schedule a mediation, contact the mediation coordinator at (510) 763-2324 or info@htalaw.com