A highly effective mediator with extensive experience mediating a wide range of courtroom litigated and non-litigated matters and holds a Master of Dispute Resolution, Law Degree from the prestigious Malibu Pepperdine University, Straus Institute/Caruso School of Law. Deborah A. Ortega is dedicated and has resolved several mediations involving complex matters, out-of-town parties, and highly contentious issues. Her tenacity, unique approach, and commitment to each case will accelerate and expedite positive solutions and workable settlement agreements. Her extensive resolution expertise includes a broad spectrum of civil litigation matters, with particular emphasis on Real Estate-Property/Boundary line disputes, Unlawful Detainer/Eviction, Family Law-Child Custody-Asset Division, Entertainment Business & Legal Affairs-International, Contract disputes, Probate-Estate Division, Products Liability, and Personal injury, Insurance issues disputes.
Deborah A. Ortega has served 12 Los Angeles County courthouses – Civil Court, Family Law, Restraining Orders, UD-Unlawful Detainers/Eviction Court Small Claims court. Additionally, she has served the San Diego Civil Probate Court Downtown and El Cajon Civil Family Law Court and is a proud member of the CCR, ABA, SCMA, LACBA, SDCBA
MDR – Master of Dispute Resolution Pepperdine Caruso School of Law/Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution- May 2019
Harvard Law School Certifications Negotiation & Leadership – 2018 Great Negotiators – 2018
Los Angeles County Bar Association Certified Mediation, January, 2019
MFA – Master of Fine Arts in Communication Arts-
Loyola Marymount University, 2000
BA – Bachelor of Arts in Art History & Communications Arts
Loyola Marymount University,1998
SPECIAL RATES -SD County Court Cases (filed) & LA County Court Cases (filed)–$150.00 Per Hr.
Telephone or Video Conferencing
In-Person — Available only for cases requiring joint sessions
The following fees are applicable to two-party mediations. Mediation rates for more than two parties are available by quote.
Mediation sessions typically occur Monday – Friday, excluding federal holidays, between the hours of 8:30 AM and 6:00 PM though weekend mediation sessions are available.
*Minimum mediation session time is 1 hours on-line or in-person.
2 hour Min (For Cases not filed)