Welcome to MarcusMediation.com, the website of top-rated mediator, arbitrator and discovery referee Judge Michael D. Marcus (Ret.), who is associated exclusively with ADR Services, Inc. Judge Marcus has been a full-time neutral since January 2002. If you are considering mediationarbitration or discovery reference as a way of resolving a legal problem, please consider Michael Marcus who brings an extraordinarily broad legal background, experience and understanding to these important processes. (Read more…)

Judge Marcus is known for “intelligence, humor.” (Los Angeles Daily Journal, October 25, 2013)


Michael Marcus was honored in 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 by the Daily Journal Corporation (the publisher of the the Los Angeles Daily Journal, Sacramento Recorder and the San Francisco Daily Journal) as one of California’s  best mediators and arbitrators. He has also been selected as an alternative dispute resolution Super Lawyer for 2008 through 2018. In 2016, the National Law Journal named Michael Marcus an “ADR Champion.”

Judge Marcus was also recognized in 2007 by the Los Angeles Superior Court for his services to the court’s pro bono alternative dispute program.