Jessica Notini is a mediator and facilitator with the Northern California Mediation Center and teaches a variety of subjects related to alternative dispute resolution both in California and internationally. Her mediation practice is focused in the areas of probate & estate, employment discrimination and business disputes. She has facilitated for schools, government agencies, law firms and other entities seeking to organize their work on complex and controversial projects. She is a core trainer for the Northern California Mediation Center, Adjunct Professor of Conflict Resolution at Golden Gate University and John F. Kennedy University, and she teaches courses in Spain, Peru, Ecuador and Mexico.
Ms. Notini served for three years as President of the Association for Dispute Resolution of Northern California (formerly NCMA) and assisted in the development of the California Dispute Resolution Institute. She is currently a member of the California State Bar ADR Committee and the Board of Directors for the Mediation Society of San Francisco.
Prior to her career as a full-time neutral, Ms. Notini practiced environmental law for 5 years. She received her J.D. from the University of Michigan (magna cum laude) and was awarded the Order of the Coif. She earned her B.A. at Wesleyan University in Connecticut.