Judge Diane Ritchie is a licensed mediator with over 10 years of experience providing fair and unbiased mediation services. She earned her J.D. from the Golden Gate University School of Law in 1979 and was elected to the Supreme Court of Santa Clara County in California in 2008 and served for five years with no convictions or judgments overturned on appeal. As a mediator, Judge Diane Ritchie settled all kinds of civil cases including those for the Department of Fair Employment and housing. Ritchie understands that successful mediation results in both parties to a civil case engage in a reasonably solution so they are satisfied, feel heard, and avoid further court proceedings and works to achieve this goal in every case. Her work in this field is helping people get the results they deserve in civil cases.