CONFLICT INTERVENTION SERVICE (CIS)

A program of the Bar Association of San Francisco offered in Southern California through a joint project with the Mediation Center of Los Angeles

Helping Individuals, Families, Organizations, and Businesses Resolve Conflicts that Threaten Renters and Property Owners

Services are free to qualifying parties and available to others for affordable fees.

We Offer Creative, Flexible Assistance for Tenants, Landlords, Master Tenants, Subtenants, Homeowners and Lodgers, Small Merchants, and Commercial Landlords.

Compassionate • Collaborative • Creative

Compassionate • Collaborative • Creative

Contact CIS About Any Real Estate Dispute Including:

• Eviction & other legal notices
• Rent disputes
• Lease workouts

• Roommate Conflict
• Neighbor conflict
• HOA disputes

• Unsafe conditions
• Maintenance issues
• Hoarding issues

• Eviction & other legal notices
• Rent disputes
• Lease workouts
• Roommate Conflict
• Neighbor conflict
• HOA disputes
• Unsafe conditions
• Maintenance issues
• Hoarding issues

We provide negotiation strategies, communication coaching, mediation, group facilitations and referrals to legal and social services. All communication with CIS is confidential.


Our services are non-adversarial and focused on practical solutions.

We provide negotiation strategies, communication coaching, mediation, group facilitations and referrals to legal and social services. All communication with CIS is confidential.


Our services are non-adversarial and focused on practical solutions.

Collaborative Solutions to Real Estate Conflict
Transforming Tenant – Landlord Relations

CIS delivers:

• Rapid assistance from a multi-cultural, interdisciplinary team
• Intervention that de-escalates tensions
• Communication strategies and tools for constructive dialogue
• Mediated conversation and negotiation among all participants in conflict

CIS delivers:

• Rapid assistance from a multi-cultural, interdisciplinary team

• Intervention that de-escalates tensions

• Communication strategies and tools for constructive dialogue

• Mediated conversation and negotiation among all participants in conflict

More about CIS

Conflict Intervention Service started as a homelessness prevention program funded by the City of San Francisco. Delivering superb results through compassionate, highly skilled neutral advocates, CIS services rapidly grew to serve any individual or business who needed help with a real estate related conflict or dispute.

In partnership with MCLA, CIS is grateful for the opportunity to serve communities in Southern California.

Learn more about CIS: www.sfbar.org/adr-services/cis ).

More about CIS

Conflict Intervention Service started as a homelessness prevention program funded by the City of San Francisco. Delivering superb results through compassionate, highly skilled neutral advocates, CIS services rapidly grew to serve any individual or business who needed help with a real estate related conflict or dispute.

In partnership with MCLA, CIS is grateful for the opportunity to serve communities in Southern California.

Learn more about CIS: www.sfbar.org/adr-services/cis ).