Kristen Maloney is a mediator and attorney based in Oakland, California. In addition to managing her private practice, Kristen serves on the mediation panel for the U.S. District Court’s ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) program in San Francisco. She is particularly skilled in getting to the heart of emotionally charged issues and dealing with the human factors that often create obstacles to settlement.
Prior to establishing her mediation practice, Kristen was a partner in the San Francisco law firm Cooley Godward, specializing in employment litigation and counseling. She is a member of the California State Bar Association.
In addition, Kristen is a Certified Christian Conciliator with the Institute for Christian Conciliation. As a Christian conciliator, she helps churches, individuals, and Christian organizations apply biblical principles to resolving conflict and reconciling relationships. She teaches peacemaking principles in seminars and workshops throughout the United States. Kristen also trains others to serve as coaches and mediators using a biblical peacemaking model.