Our Team

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Valerie S. Tarvin has practiced family law for 30 years and has conducted mediations, settlement conferences throughout her career. She has also received mediation training through Northern California Mediation Center; Peace Talks Mediation Training and Conflicts Resolution Mediation Training….more

Jacquelyn M. Bickar is an attorney who graduated from California Western School of Law in San Diego, California with a Juris Doctorate in Law, and a specialized training in mediation. Jackie‚Äôs mediation training is from California Western, as well as through the Conflict Resolution Mediation Training Center, and Attorney Mediated…more

Chantell M. Petrell is a Legal Assistant in our office, and has worked with us since December of 2013. She was formerly a Business and Computer Science student at West Valley College. Through her time on campus, Chantell participated in many service volunteer activities through the Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society, and also was a member of the Honors academic program…more

Alisha Carrasco is normally the woman behind our phones; if you call the office, chances are you’ll be speaking to her. Alisha is studying to become a paralegal and has been a big part of the AMD office, having worked with the mediators for several years. She studied at De Anza College and is now working at Attorney Mediated Divorces full time. She attends San Jose City College classes in the evening. She enjoys hiking and spending time with her family, and is a recent member of Toastmasters International….more