Sambold Law began with the intent to provide quality dispute resolution services with a warm personal style.


  •  Mediator, ADR Services Inc. 

  •  Mediator, San Diego Superior Court Civil Mediation Panel

  •   Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association (AAA) 

  •   Mediator, West Coast Resolution Group

  •   Neutral, Mediation Works Incorporated Boston (MWI) 

  •   Arbitrator, Better Business Bureau (BBB)

  •   Mediator, Trainer and Facilitator, National Conflict Resolution Center   (NCRC) 

  •   Legal Counsel, Procopio, Cory Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

  •   In-house legal counsel, Colombia


  • Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation, Advanced Mediation training: Mediating Complex Disputes
  • Pepperdine University School of Law- Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution, Mediating the Litigated Case (2012)
  • American Bar AssociationAdvanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Institute (San Diego, 2011), 14th Annual Spring Conference (Washington, 2012), 15thAnnual Spring Conference (Chicago 2013), 16th Annual Spring Conference (Miami, 2014), 17th Annual Spring Conference (Seattle, 2015) and 18th Annual Spring Conference (New York City, 2016), 9th Annual Arbitration Training Institute (Chicago, 2016)
  • National Conflict Resolution Center,  Advanced Mediation training (2011), Mediator Credential Program (2011), Mediating the Litigated Case (2011), Conflict Resolution in the Workplace (2013), The Exchange and Train the Trainer programs (2012 and 2013)
  • American Institute of MediationAdvanced Track for Experienced Mediators(Pepperdine University, 2014 and 2015), The Soft Human Underbelly (2016), Client Relations Strategies, (2016), Ethics in ADR (2016)
  • Southern California Mediation Association, The Working Mediator: Improving the Culture of Conflict (Pepperdine University School of Law, 2012), Expanding the Field of Conflict Resolution (Pepperdine University, 2013), Lying for the Sake of the Deal (University of Southern California Law School, 2016), Mediation Certification and Mediation Confidentiality(University of Southern California Law School, 2016)
  • SCMA Employment Mediation InstituteBest Practices and Pitfalls in Negotiating Employment Law Disputes in Mediation, (Pepperdine University School of Law - Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, 2016)
  • San Diego County Bar AssociationRecognizing and Overcoming Barriers to Settlement in Mediation (2011), Mediation of Employment Cases (2011), Becoming an Arbitrator (2011), Mediation Potpourri: From Law to Impasse and Beyond (2012), Mediation - From the Adjuster’s Perspective (2012), ADR Legal Developments, Recent Legal Developments in ADR (2012), Mediation Potpourri: From Law to Impasse and Beyond (2012), What’s Getting in the Way of Settlement (2013), Advanced Mediation Skills for Mediators: Issues and Challenges (2014).  Confidentiality exception proposed legislation (2015)
  • San Diego Restorative Justice Mediation ProgramVictim Offender Reconciliation Program (2014)
  • UC San Diego Rady School of Management, Workplace Conflict Management Training (2014)
  • Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoLessons From a Combined 60+Years in Mediation Experience, (San Diego, 2013)
  • Mediators Beyond Borders, Sixth Annual Congress (Istanbul, Turkey 2013), Seventh Annual Peace Congress (Bucharest, Romania 2015)
  • Woody MostenFamily Mediation Training (Los Angeles, 2015)
  • Non-Violence InstitutePeer mediation training (Los Angeles, 2016)
  • Rotary International2016 World Peace Conference (Ontario, 2016)
  • Restorative Justice Summit(San Diego, 2016)
  • USC Gould School of Law, First Annual ADR Symposium on ADR Ethics (Los      Angeles, 2016)
  • Conference of Bar Associations, 2016 Update on CCBA Legislative Program (San Diego, 2016) 
  • University of San Diego School of Law,  Master of Laws


  • American Bar Association - Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
  • California State Bar Association – International and Civil Litigation Section
  • San Diego County Bar Association –Alternate Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation, Business, Corporate Law, Labor and Employment, Family Law, Real Estate, and International Sections
  • Southern California Mediation Association – Member of the Board of Directors
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Lawyers Club of San Diego
  • Mediation Beyond Borders International
  • Rotary International