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Attorney Profile

About Joelle Stepien Bailard J.D. PH.D.

Attorney and Mediator

Member of the State Bar of California

Serving International Clients Since 1993

ADMITTED: State Bar of California, 1996, United States District Court, 1996.

LAW SCHOOL: Pepperdine University School of Law, 1995.

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.

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.


State Bar of California
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Santa Monica Bar Association

Los Angeles Superior Court Mediation Program (Former)
Southern California Mediation Association

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Joelle Stepien Bailard, J.D., PH.D.
Attorney and Mediator
Avocate, Médiatrice
International Private Law
1875 Century Park East Suite 700 Los Angeles, CA 90067
Tel.: 1.310.407.5410 | Fax: 1.310.496.2831
joelle.bailard "at"

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