Stephanie Leffler
Stephanie Leffler

Senior Mediator

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Stephanie Leffler

You have an issue to resolve. We help you produce results in a respectful and thoughtful manner. Let’s get started.

  1. Contact us. 541-401-1105
  2. Plan for 15 minutes to outline your issue and desired result. *Additional fees after initial 15-minutes. 
  3. Sign agreement to mediate
  4. Schedule session(s)
  5. Resolve
  6. Move forward with your life

Conflict arises in many ways and increases stress, contributes to health issues and reduces quality of life. With over 20 years of project management, facilitation, conflict management, negotiation and contract experience, Stephanie helps others reach creative and concrete resolutions. She views conflict as opportunity to move forward in a safe and meaningful way. Stephanie leverages uses technology to save time and money.

For Individuals –She finds satisfaction when families and individuals find peace. Services cover a variety of areas including parenting plans (creation and modification), friend and family relations/ related to varying viewpoints, political preferences, gender, EDI, estate asset division, parent/teen and family/elder areas. If you have a personal dispute, we are here for you.

For Employers – Stephanie will assist you and your employees to reach a reasonable & mutually agreeable outcome. She will facilitate workplace conflict, negotiate contracts, settle collective bargaining disputes, recruit new employees, develop policy and protocol, coach executives, supervisors, co-workers, investigate till shortages, theft and harassment/bullying allegations in a cost-effective manner.

She can assist your company or legal team with investigations and preparation of materials. Stephanie’s extensive background with facilitation, change management, dispute resolution, employee relations, human resources and collective bargaining makes her uniquely qualified for mitigating employment-related conflict.

Stephanie is proud to be a woman owned small business.

Stephanie began her career in wood products in the 1980’s working her way up to coordinate and manage teams in male-dominated industries. She has experience in manufacturing, retail, wholesale, restaurant, public, and non-profit industries. Her areas of expertise include facilitating organizational change, contract mediation, personal disputes, fact finding, investigations, collective bargaining, conflict resolution, executive coaching, and more. She has decades of experience with training and resolving conflict. She is the founder of and GourmetHR Small Business Consulting to assist small businesses with complex human resources, legal compliance, and risk management.

Stephanie has volunteered as a mediator with Neighbor2Neighbor mediation since 2013. She particularly enjoys working with parent/teen, neighbor disputes and juvenile offender cases. She enjoys mentoring new and upcoming professionals in the fields of mediation and human resources.

ADR Experience

Stephanie has many years of dispute resolution as a Human Resources Director and Small Business owner. Stephanie has been responsible for workplace investigations including harassment allegations, theft investigations, employee relations dispute resolution, and Executive management coaching/dispute resolution. Ask about my divorce or parenting plan special.


Conflict is part of live and can result in growth and learning. I meet people where they are at and approach people with compassion, humility and optimism. I change my communication methods based on each individual style and demographic. Let’s get connected.


Stephanie holds degrees in criminal justice, management, human resources, and is a certified online mediator.

In addition, she is a senior certified human resource professional through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) and the Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM).

Areas Of Practice

  • Accidents
  • ADA
  • Adoption
  • Adult Family
  • Animal
  • Automotive
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Bullying
  • Business
  • Cannabis
  • Civil (general)
  • Civil Rights (discrimination)
  • Civil Union Dissolution
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Congregational
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Criminal
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Energy
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental
  • Estate Planning
  • Evictions
  • Family
  • Foreclosure
  • Franchise
  • General
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • HOA
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Jewelry
  • Labor - Management
  • Land Use
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Marital Mediation
  • Maritime
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Natural Resources
  • Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Non Profits
  • Nursing Home
  • Online Civil
  • Online Family/Divorce
  • Online Mediation
  • Online Workplace
  • Organizational
  • Parent-Teen
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Pet Mediation
  • Police
  • Postal Service
  • Prenuptial
  • Probate
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Restorative (Criminal)
  • Restorative (Juvenile)
  • School/Education
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Small Claims
  • Social Security
  • Special Education
  • Sports
  • Tax
  • Technology
  • Trademark
  • Transportation
  • Trust Management
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workers Comp
  • Workplace

Additional Services

  • Collaborative Professional
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Facilitator
  • Fact-Finder
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Staff Developer
  • Strategic Planning
  • Systems Designer

Fees and Provisos

Family and/or divorce: $210 per hour.
Business – Disputes/partner dissolution $250 per hour.

Multiple meetings will receive a negotiated discount to fit your budget.

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

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