About Joelle Stepien Bailard J.D. PH.D.
Attorney and Mediator
Serving International Clients Since 1993
ADMITTED: State Bar of California, 1996, United States District Court, 1996.
LAW SCHOOL: Pepperdine University School of Law, 1995.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION TRAINING:
Mediation and Negotiation, The Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law, Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution, 1993;
Center for Dispute Resolution, Santa Monica, California, Ken Cloke, Director, Advanced Mediation Certificate, 1993; Collaborative Family Law: Collaborative Divorce (SM), 2005.
EDUCATION: Stanford University, B.A., Psychology, 1974; UCLA, M.A., Linguistics, 1978; UCLA, PH.D., Linguistics, 1982.
LANGUAGES: French, English, some Spanish
LAW: Attorney. Private practice. Family law, international matters. Since 1996.
Mediator. Private practice. Domestic relations, intercultural matters. Since 1993.
Mediator. Mosten Mediation Centers. 1999-2001.
Adjunct. Mount St. Mary’s College, Brentwood, California.
Courses offered: Mediation and cross-cultural Conflict Resolution, Negotiation. Courses offered in The Weekend College Program. 1997-2000.
Mediation, course offered in the B.A. programs in Social Sciences and in Business Administration. 2001.
Instructor. West Los Angeles College Extension, Culver City, California.
Courses offered : Mediation, Negotiation. Courses approved by the California State Bar for MCLE credit. 1996-1997.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP:
State Bar of California
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Santa Monica Bar Association
Los Angeles Superior Court Mediation Program (Former)
Southern California Mediation Association