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Meghan Lang
North Star Mediation

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1061 Eastshore Hwy
Suite 201
Berkeley, CA 94710


Description of Practice

Meghan offers facilitative mediation, facilitation, and conflict coaching services. She specializes in mediating emotionally complex relationships, including premarital and cohabitation agreements, the dissolution of marriage and domestic partnerships, and co-parenting agreements. She also works on family, interpersonal and business matters, neighbor and community related cases, peer and coworker relationships, landlords/tenant and HOA issues, and business-client conflicts, including complex multiparty disputes. Meghan believes that every conflict is an opportunity to enhance understanding and repair relationships.

Professional Background

In 2011, Meghan began focusing her legal practice on alternative dispute resolution. In 2014 North Star Mediation was launched, serving clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to her private practice, Meghan serves as co-president of the Board of Directors of SEEDS, a conflict transformation nonprofit. Before launching a dedicated mediation practice, Meghan worked as a public interest attorney. Awarded an Equal Justice Works Fellowship, Meghan worked at the National Center for Youth Law in Oakland, where she designed and implemented the Juvenile Mental Health Court Project to secure services and benefits for adjudicated youth, working closely with judges, prosecutors, public defenders, and service providers in a collaborative court setting. At Rosen, Bien, Galvan & Grunfeld LLP, Meghan continued her work on behalf of incarcerated persons with impact litigation and working closely with stakeholders to develop new policies and procedures to safeguard the health and civil rights of all people detained in California’s prison system.


Cornell University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1996 UCLA School of Law, J.D., Public Interest Law and Policy Program, 2002 Admitted to the California Bar, 2002


Meghan believes that most conflicts can be resolved with respectful, supported communication. Meghan provides the structure, support, and confidentiality needed for difficult conversations. In mediation, Meghan facilitates a cooperative problem-solving process, ensuring that each participant has the opportunity to raise and discuss the issues important to them. The process is confidential and creative, enabling the participants to talk openly and explore a full range of ideas for resolving the conflict. By helping participants to communicate constructively, Meghan empowers them to design durable solutions that meet everyone’s needs.


$$375/hr for mediation and facilitation services.

Areas of Practice

  • Adoption
  • Adult Family
  • Animal
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Contracts
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Estate Planning
  • Family
  • General
  • Health Care
  • Hospitality
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Marital Mediation
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Parent-Teen
  • Partnership
  • Pet Mediation
  • Prenuptial
  • Probate
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Strategic Planning
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Ombud
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.