About Us

Providing Conflict Resolution Solutions For Over 50 Years

Jim Cherry has been an avid supporter of negotiation, coaching, and mediation before resorting to litigation.  Jim has a proven track record for resolving disputes and settling claims. He is compassionate in his dealings and always goes the extra mile to ensure that his clients are well represented.

1970 – Present

Cherry Law Office, Lawyer, Mediator, Coach, Negotiator & Arbitrator

1972 – 1980

California Public Utilities Commission, Principal Counsel, Chief Advisor to Commissioner Ross

1982 – 1984

Sutro and Company, Kidder Peabody, Investment Advisor

Trusted Throughout California

Mediation and Litigation
Extensive experience in mediating and resolving disputes as an advocate and mediator.
Certified Mediator.
Certified Peace Ambassador.
Certified Coach
Certified Hoʻoponopono Practitioner.
Managed an active civil litigation practice in both Federal and State Courts, representing both plaintiffs and defendants.
AV Preeminent Lawyer, rated by Martindale-Hubbell since 1992.
Member, California State Bar Association; Tuolumne County Bar Association; Mediator, California Association of Realtors (CAR) for the CAR Panel of Mediators for the Northern California Panel; Dispute Resolution Board Foundation DRA/DRB trained; Member of Caltrans DRB Panel; Panel of Mediators, Tuolumne County Superior Court and Amador County Superior Court.
Over 50 years’ expertise in construction defects and real estate litigation, and dispute resolution.
Lead counsel in numerous multi-million dollar complex litigation matters concerning construction defects.
Served as an ADR Arbitrator through the American Arbitration Association.
Grew a private mediation practice by producing superior results at less cost to clients.
Studied and trained several hundred hours focusing on mediation, negotiation, coaching, and settlement skills.
Bachelor of Science, School of Business Administration, University of California, Berkeley- 1966
Juris Doctor, UC Davis School of Law- 1969