“Helping people resolve longstanding conflicts and disputes — some that have lasted for years — is extremely satisfying, and in many cases downright thrilling.”
Jim was a certified mediator with the Conflict Resolution Center in Northern California from 2009-2019, now living in North County San Diego. He mediated over 200 cases for the CRC, many at the Nevada County (CA) Courthouse with parties who were scheduled to go to trial. His private mediations have ranged from the dissolution of a business partnership to disputes between neighbors. In addition, he has been a part-time mental health counselor from 2014-2019.
A longtime writer and editor, Jim is the author of “TEE TIMES: On the Road with the Ladies Professional Golf Tour [Scribner 1997]. His magazine and newspaper articles covering sports, politics, legal and social issues, travel, and investigative subjects have appeared in publications ranging from “Juris Doctor” to “The Rocket” to “Hemispheres,” to “Golf Magazine” to the “Oregonian Sunday Magazine.”
Jim is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Whitman College. He obtained a J.D. from Duke Law School.
In his free time, he enjoys working out, music, golf, horse racing, collecting books, and daily walks along the ocean.
If you need help from a conflict resolution expert in San Diego, CA, contact Pollack Peacebuilding today.