Mark K. Ameli, Esq. was the first Iranian-American attorney in California to practice tort law, business law and workers’ compensation law, and he was among the first Iranian-American attorneys in the United States of America. His career and experience as an attorney, a mediator, an arbitrator, and a Judge Pro Tem over the past 40 years is recognized and respected throughout the state. His clients have described him as an effective mediator with a wealth of knowledge who is quick and gets to the point – qualities which contribute tremendously to his success as a neutral.

Over the past 24 years of his career, Mr. Ameli has mediated and arbitrated numerous matters, with particular experience resolving disputes in the following areas of law: general business, including contracts, corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies; business litigation; personal injury; real estate; and employment.

Areas of Specialization


  • ​Business/Commercial Contracts
  • Personal Injury
  • Employment
  • Product Liability
  • Cross­‐Cultural Disputes
  • Real Estate

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Mark K. Ameli, Esq.