Community Boards is the Bay Area’s mediation training leader, offering a wide range of training options for both beginning mediators and seasoned ADR practitioners seeking to expand their skills sets throughout Northern California.

Location & Business Hours
Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 2040
San Francisco, CA 94102
Monday-Thursday | 10:00AM – 6:00PM
(415) 920-3820 | Messages after hours: (415) 920-3820 x100
General email:

Primary Contact Person
Karen Lipney, ADR Programs Director | (415) 920-3820 x109
Email Karen at  Please include her name in the subject line.

Our core training, The Basics of Mediation, is the Bay Area’s most comprehensive and affordable training for those wishing to learn and practice mediation.  >>>Click here for upcoming training dates and times.

Our full twelve-month calendar of Mediation Clinics provides opportunities to add additional areas of expertise in a multitude of topics.

We also scheduled longer programs, usually full-day trainings, with our Advanced ADR Trainings.  They give in-depth exposure to important topics relevant to those mediators and facilitators wishing to stay on top of their game.

All of our training sites are easily accessible to those living in the Bay Area by mass transit.

Our members receive significant discounts on all of our trainings.  Learn more about joining Community Boards’ Membership Program.