About Us

  • CAMMIE CHEN

    Cammie Chen is an attorney licensed to practice in California and Hawaii with a law practice focused primarily on civil litigation and mediation. She is a principal of the Law Offices of McHugh & Chen. She is a trained mediator, having completed programs at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University and Mediation Skills Training Institute sponsored by the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center.

    She assists with mediation for church congregations in conflict. She is actively involved in the Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs at Santa Clara County Superior Court.

    She served as President of Asian Pacific American Bar Association on seven separate occasions, and served on the Board of Trustees for Santa Clara County Bar Association. She was on the faculty at Lincoln Law School in San Jose, California, and has published over 100 law related articles. She is a graduate of Hastings College of the Law.

    cammie@conflictmediate.com

  • WILLIAM D MCHUGH

    Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1949, Bill received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from San Jose State University in 1970 and his J.D. from Santa Clara University in 1974. He has practiced in small and medium sized firms in San Jose and San Mateo since 1974.

    From 1974 to 1978, his practice focused on commercial and real estate litigation with Ruffo, Ferrari and McNeil in San Jose. From 1978 to 1982 he primarily worked on insurance defense and construction litigation with Hession, Creedon, Hamlin and Kelly. Between 1982 and 1986, he focused on business and real estate litigation with Berliner, Cohen and Biagini, also in San Jose.

    In 1986, he began his own firm, which he has operated through the present day, now known as McHugh and Chen. The firm specializes in plaintiff’s personal injury, earth movement and insurance litigation, business and real estate litigation and employment litigation. He has tried cases to juries and courts through out the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Mr. McHugh was on the faculty at Lincoln Law School in San Jose, California.

    Mr. McHugh is a trained mediator, having completed programs at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University. In mediating litigated cases, he also received Mediation Skills Training designed by the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center for church congregational conflict resolution. Mr. McHugh assists with mediation for church congregations in conflict, and is actively involved in the Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs at Santa Clara County Superior Court.

    Mr. McHugh is a full time mediator. He can provide meeting facilities or travel to your site for mediations.

    bill@conflictmediate.com