Tesler & Sandmann | Legal Counsel & Dispute Resolution for Business, Real Estate, and Family Matters

We are a small boutique firm of experienced attorneys offering sophisticated problem solving, counseling and dispute resolution services based on an integrative understanding of how conflict works. Our practice areas include collaborative family law, real estate and land use, homeowner and condominium association law, contracts and other business matters, academic tenure, professional and business partnership issues, employment law, and other civil matters.

Pauline Tesler: Collaborative divorce, collaborative law training and consultation, integrative lawyering Contract  and other litigation  involving businesses, partnerships and individuals, business and professional partnership dissolutions and disputes, real estate and  land use counsel and dispute resolution,  homeowners' association counsel and dispute resolution,  employment and academic tenure disputes,  and alternative dispute resolution processes including collaborative law, mediation and arbitration.
Pauline Tesler
A collaborative family law expert with an international reputation for facilitating dignified divorces that prioritize values, integrity, privacy, and effective post-breakup parenting. Pauline also handles pre-marital and post-marital agreements and offers second opinions. She is a leader in the emerging integrative law movement.
Peter Sandmann
A highly effective litigator and appellate advocate, Peter also is skilled in interest-based negotiations, collaborative law, mediation, and arbitration. Peter handles a broad spectrum of civil and commercial disputes, with a focus on cost-benefit solutions that avoid litigation whenever possible.

Contact us if you are:

  • Concerned about a breach of contract claim
  • Facing a dispute in a family, business or real estate matter
  • Involved in a workplace or employment dispute
  • Troubled about an academic tenure problem
  • Hoping to achieve a respectful, civilized divorce or domestic partnership dissolution
  • Interested in how a divorce can be negotiated out of court with maximum privacy, creativity, and control over outcomes
  • Curious about whether you need a premarital agreement
  • In need of a consulting attorney to advise you about a mediation
  • Interested in a second opinion to discuss concerns about how a legal dispute is being handled

Family law attorney, business law, commercial law, real estate and broker/dealer mattersWe offer seasoned, expert legal counsel in these and many other areas of law.
Call for an appointment to speak with one of our partners. We do not ever assign junior associates to work on your case.
Mailing address:
38 Miller Avenue, No. 128
Mill Valley, CA 94941

We can schedule appointments in San Francisco, Marin and Sonoma, California.