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Gillian Anne Brady

Gillian Anne Brady

Practice areas:

Mediation, Child Custody, Child Support, Contracts & Agreements, Divorce & Separation, Uncontested Divorce

About Me

Gillian Brady is an Attorney Mediator, specializing in family law.  Gillian is the founder of Better Solutions Mediation & Law Services.  She opened this practice in 2004 and has never looked back.  She believes mediation is a better solution and is dedicated to helping clients resolve their disputes without going to court.

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Languages Spoken: German, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Mediation: 95%
    17 years, 360 cases
  2. Uncontested Divorce: 1%
    17 years, 360 cases
  3. Divorce & Separation: 1%
    17 years, 360 cases
  4. Contracts & Agreements: 1%
    17 years, 360 cases
  5. Other: 2%
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Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300/hour), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Bryan Christopher Ginter

    I have known Gillian for many years now. She is committed to, and passionate about, mediation as a method of non-adversarial resolution.

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    Bryan Ginter Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Kresta Nora Daly

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Kresta Daly Sex Crime Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

Better Solutions, Mediation & Law Services

430 D Street

Davis, CA, 95616-4131

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199905/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best of the BarSacramento Business Journal2014
Best OralistAmerican University1997

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerFinding Common Ground Mediation Training2009 - 2013
Legal DirectorYolo County Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Center2005 - 2007
Client AdvocateUC Davis School of Law Family Protection & Legal Services Clinic2004 - 2007
Founder, Attorney MediatorBetter Solutions Mediation & Law Services2004 - Present
Associate AttorneyRusso & Prince2003 - 2004

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Academy of Family MediatorsCertified Advanced Mediator2014 - Present
Academy of Professional Family MediatorsAdvanced Practitioner2013 - Present
Family Law ProfessionalsMember2011 - Present
High Conflict InstituteMember2011 - Present
Child Centered DivorceMember2011 - Present
Alternative Dispute Resolutions ProfessionalsMember2011 - Present
Mediators Beyond BordersMember2011 - Present
State Bar of California, Family Law SectionMember2010 - Present
American Institute of MediationMember2010 - Present
California Dispute Resolution CouncilMember2008 - Present
Mediate.comCertified Advanced Mediator2008 - Present
Association for Conflict ResolutionAdvanced Practitioner2006 - Present
Bar Association of San Francisco, Volunteer Legal Services ProgramVolunteer Attorney1999 - 2001
Sacramento Family Law Pro Bono Mediation ProgramVolunteer MediatorN/A
Association for Dispute Resolution of Northern CaliforniaN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Confidential Divorce MediationFull Settlement
Confidential Custody MediationAll issues resolved and agreements reached

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
The Human Rights BriefSpotlight on Women for Women in Bosnia1998
The Human Rights BriefChina's Plans for Hong Kong Jeopardize Basic Civil Liberties1997
Human Rights BriefAlumnus Advises the International Mediator for Bosnia-Hercegovina1997

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawInternational Human RightsJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of California - DavisLinguistics & GermanBA1991
Monterey Institute of International StudiesRussianN/AN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Guest lecturer at UCD Law School ADR seminarFamily Law Mediation2012
McGeorge Mediation seminarMediation in Family Law cases2011
Guest LecturerFamily Law Mediation2010
Mcgeorge School of LawMediation trends in family law2009