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#170 Mediation Services

mp3 #170 Mediation Services in Los Angeles (mp3 file)


This message lists Mediation Services in Los Angeles County and some surrounding counties. Here are fourteen agencies that provide mediation, arbitration, and conciliation services to help you resolve disputes in a variety of subject areas. To learn more about how mediation services operate, review message number 144.

All fourteen mediation services that follow are listed in alphabetical order. Please have paper and pencil ready to write down the information you need.

Each message will list the agency name, a description their service, the agency's telephone number and website address. Fees vary among agencies. It is important to call these agencies first; many of them do not accept walk-in clients. Okay, here is the list in alphabetical order:

Agency #1. The Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center
provides mediation services for: landlord/tenant, peer mediation, small claims, family-domestic, business-business, consumer/merchant, neighbor/neighbor, and workplace related disputes. Services are available in Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, Cantonese and Tagalog. The telephone number is (213) 250-8190. The website address is www.apadrc.org.

Agency #2. California Academy of Mediation Professionals provides mediation services for: consumer-merchant, criminal misdemeanor, landlord/tenant, limited jurisdiction, personal injury, small claims and workplace related disputes. Their telephone number is (818) 377-7250. Their website address is www.first mediation.com

Agency #3. California Lawyers for the Arts, Arts Arbitration and Mediation provides mediation services for: consumer/merchant, contract disputes, entertainment/arts issues, landlord/tenant, neighbor/neighbor and workplace related disputes. Their telephone number is (310) 998-5590. The website address is: www.calawyersforthearts.org.

Agency #4. Center for Conflict Resolution provides mediation services for: Small claims litigants within business/business, consumer/merchant, landlord/tenant, family-domestic, neighbor/neighbor, personal injury/property damage and workplace related disputes. The telephone number is (818) 705-1090.

Agency #5. Centinela Youth Services provides mediation services for: Parent/teen, student/student, school mediations and juvenile criminal misdemeanor/victim disputes. The telephone number is (310) 675-8700.

Agency #6. City of Norwalk Dispute Resolution Program provides mediation services for: Consumer/merchant, landlord/tenant, neighbor/neighbor, peer mediation and small claims disputes. The telephone number is: (562) 929-5700. The website address is: www.ci.norwalk.ca.us/socialservices2.asp.

Agency #7. County of Los Angeles Alternative Dispute Resolution Department of the Superior Court of California provides mediation, arbitration and settlement conferences and seminars in the following areas: Business/business, family/domestic, civil harassment (TRO’s), consumer/merchant, landlord/tenant, neighbor/neighbor, personal injury/property damage and workplace related disputes. The telephone number is (213) 974-5425. The website address is www.lasuperiorcourt.org/adr.

Agency #8. Inland Valley Justice Center, Inc. provides mediation services for: Family disputes & divorces, consumer/merchant, collections, landlord/tenant, neighbor/neighbor, personal injury/property damage, business & contract disputes and workplace related disputes. The telephone number is (909) 397-5780. The website address is www.ivjc.org.

Agency #9. Korean American Coalition Dispute Resolution Program: 4.29 Center provides dispute resolution services for Monolingual and limited English speaking Korean immigrants for Business/business, consumer/merchant, landlord/tenant, neighbor/neighbor, personal injury/property damage, workplace related and community conflict for those in the Korean-American communities. The telephone number is (213) 383-4290. Again, the number is (213) 383-4290.

Agency #10. The Los Angeles County Bar Association Dispute Resolution Services provides mediation, arbitration, and conciliation services in the following areas: Consumer/merchant, family/domestic, landlord/tenant, neighbor/neighbor, personal injury/property damage, small claims, workplace related disputes as well as school peer mediation programs and trainings. Their telephone number is (213) 896-6533. The website address is archive.lacba.org/drs.

Agency #11. The Los Angeles County Department of Consumer Affairs Dispute Settlement Services provides mediation in the following areas: Business/business, consumer/merchant, family/domestic, landlord/tenant, neighbor/neighbor, organizational (HOA) and workplace related disputes. Their telephone number is (213) 974-0825. The website address is www.lacountydca.info.

Agency #12. Loyola Law School Center, The Center for Conflict Resolution provides mediation services for: Business/business, consumer/merchant, family/domestic, neighbor/neighbor, personal injury/property damage, workplace related and appellate mediation. The telephone number is: (213) 736-1145. The website address is http://www.lls.edu/academics/candp/ccr.html.

Agency #13. Martin Luther King Legacy Association, Martin Luther King Dispute Resolution Center provides mediation in the following areas: Business, consumer/merchant, family/domestic (no custody issues), inter-group problems, landlord/tenant, neighbor/neighbor, personal injury, school and workplace related disputes. The telephone number is (213) 290-4132.

Agency #14. Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney, Dispute Resolution Program provides mediation in the following areas: Business/business, consumer/merchant, intergroup facilitation, family/domestic, government/public agency, landlord/tenant, neighbor/neighbor, organizational, personal injury/property damage, schools and workplace related. The telephone number is (213) 485-8325 or (310) 202-2837 or (818) 756-9601.

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