Known for his empathy and lateral thinking, Roger is passionate about the possibilities that online dispute resolution (“ODR”) holds for his clients. It maximizes convenience and reduces expenses. ODR accelerates shuttle negotiation, the methodology Roger finds most effective; carrying messages between people is at the heart of this technique.
Client satisfaction is Roger’s first priority. He believes people are better served by results that emerge slowly through multiple small conversations. Clients find relief and closure in working with Roger.
An innovator and recognized leader in his field, Roger designed Conflict Intervention Service, a ground-breaking program in San Francisco that prevents homelessness and helps small businesses resolve rental conflict. A past chairman of the board of the Association for Dispute Resolution of Northern California, Roger serves as Vice Chair of the ADR Section executive committee for the Washington State Bar.
A thirty-year career in commercial real estate informs Roger’s practice. He has worked in many negotiation roles, including corporate executive, lobbyist, attorney, broker. Known for strategic insight and getting things done, people have sought Roger’s counsel in addressing complex disputes in a variety of contexts, from Honolulu to Manhattan.
Roger A Moss, Mediation Counsel
Roger Moss knows that real estate disputes–whether involving a home or business–trigger fear and intense emotions.
The best resolutions depend on compassion, patience, and vision.
Roger graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UC Berkeley, where he studied medieval history and spun records at the legendary KALX radio station. A graduate of UC Hastings College of the Law, Roger is an active member of the California and Washington State Bar Associations.
Roger’s personal interests include historic preservation, conservation of natural landscapes, animal welfare, and noetic sciences. He is also an avid space, ambient music, and cinema fan. He grew up in Redondo Beach, California, and has been blessed to live in many beautiful, wildly diverse American landscapes from Maui to the Lowcountry of South Carolina. He loves and seeks out landscapes that offer history, mystery and great views. Roger resides on a quiet island in the Puget Sound, along with his partner author Jennifer J. Wilhoit and their rescued furry mammals.