5300 Newcastle Avenue, #38
Encino, California 91316
Phone: 818.654-5804
Fax: 818.654-5222

(Self-employed – mediated over 600 cases)

The Los Angeles Superior Court (Party Select Panel) mediating litigated cases such as:

  • Employment, Breach of Contract, Real Estate
  • Personal Injury, Commercial, Collections

The Santa Barbara Superior Court – CADRe Program (Pay Panel)

US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission mediating employment and labor cases such as:

  • Sexual harassment, including hostile work environment, quid pro quo, and same sex discrimination
  • Discrimination, including gender, race, color, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, disability and national origin
  • Wrongful discharge and retaliation
  • Wage and hour claims

The City Attorney’s Office and Los Angeles County Bar Association mediating a variety of Community and Business cases

FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) - Arbitrator

California State Bar, Beverly Hills Bar, and San Fernando Bar Arbitration panels for Mandatory Fee Arbitration Program

Trainer & Coach

  • training (University of California Los Angeles)
  • training prospective mediators and attorneys


Senior Systems Analyst NBC/Universal Studios
Working in the Corporate Division on the assortment of HR, Payroll, Benefits, and Accounting department projects

Lecturer California State University Los Angeles

1991-1998 California State University Los Angeles Philosophy – specializing in Communication theory and Human condition issues
1974-1978 Commenius University, Czechoslovakia MS degree in Mathematics
Mediation training
Organization Course Title Year
The City Attorney’s Office Los Angeles Basic mediation 2006
Los Angeles County Bar Association Dispute resolution 2007
Centinela Youth Services VORS and FARS 2007
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Mediation procedures and employment law 2008
Ken Cloke’s Center for Dispute Resolution Mediation – Workplace and family 2008
The Los Angeles Superior Court Mediating litigated cases - I and II 2008
The Los Angeles Superior Court Mediating Personal injury cases 2008
The Los Angeles Superior Court Cross-cultural mediation I and II 2008-9
The Los Angeles Superior Court Ethics of mediation 2009
Forrest Mosten Advanced family mediation 2009
The City Attorney’s Office Los Angeles Mediation and mental illness 2009
Los Angeles County Bar Association Attorney’s fees mandatory arbitration 2009
Forrest Mosten’s Mentoring Group Advanced family mediation 2010
AIM Institute (Lee Jay Berman) In-Person Mentoring Group 2011

2011 – The Los Angeles Superior Court
Top Mediator 2010 – Civil Litigation Department
2009 – The Los Angeles Superior Court
Commitment to Excellence – paramount to reach the ultimate in performance
2008 – California State Senate
Certificate of Recognition – outstanding dedication and contribution toward Conflict Resolution in Los Angeles
Publications Conflict and Conversational Practice Incommensurability of Values and Conflict Comparisons and Conflict: Can Smarts Cause Conflicts? Self-Awareness in Mediation
Daily Journal Los Angeles Got a Difficult Client? Get a Mediator’s Help Mediating Pain and Suffering Is All About Balance A Holistic Approach to Mediating Litigated Cases
San Fernando Valley
Business Journal
Confidentiality, Discretion, and Disclosure in Business

Panelist Information Updated: March 7, 2012
Mediator Information: Milan Slama

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