benicia Lawfirm


By Solano County Bar Association

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Law Firm Benicia 

Areas of practice

  • Commercial Mediation, 1997-Present
  • Advanced Mediation, 1999-Present
  • Small Business Entrepreneur Training
  • California State Assembly, Business and Professions Committee
  • National Judicial College, Reno-Faculty
  • City of Benicia, Vice Mayor, Councilman, 1996-2002

Professional Associations and memberships

Class/seminars taught

  • Judging Mediation, JFK University Law Review, 2004

Published works 

  • California Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Estate Planning- Wills, Trusts
  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Contractor Disputes
  • Contract Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Mergers and Aquisitions
  • Dissolutions of Small Businesses
  • Wills, Trusts, Probate
  • 30% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, CA J.D.
  • St. Mary’s College, Moraga, CA B.A.


Bar Admissions

Stephen Gizzi is a longtime business owner, mediator, mediation instructor, and practicing attorney. He is former vice mayor and city councilman for the city of Benicia. He has also chaired the Benicia Planning Commission. In 2010, Steve was sworn in as President of the Solano County Bar Association, having served as Vice-President the preceding year.

    Stephen gizZi