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Member Profile: Lynne S. Bassis

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ADR Services, Inc.
915 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1900
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Email: Click for email

Tel: (213) 683-1600
Fax: (626) 577-4991

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Early Neutral Evaluation; Facilitation & Systems Design; ADR Training/CME


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Lynne S. Bassis has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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Lynne S. Bassis, Esq. is a full-time neutral with ADR SERVICES, INC. Working at the intersection of law and human emotion,  Ms. Bassis harmonizes the legal, business and personal issues such that settlement occurs. Her style, technique, instincts and impartiality leave both plaintiff and defense counsel pleased with the process and with the outcome.  

In addition to being one of the leading mediators in the ADR industry, Ms. Bassis also trains new and seasoned mediators through the Los Angeles County Bar Association and in the past has provided mediation and negotiation training at Loyola Law School, Southwestern Law School, UC Riverside, UCLA Extension, US Air Force, California State Department of Rehabilitation, and the US Postal Service.

Ms. Bassis, named ADR Super Lawyer 2007-2011, is an accomplished Mediator, Mediation Instructor, Dispute Resolution Program Design Consultant  and Speaker. A past director of the Disability Mediation Center at Loyola Law School, Ms. Bassis' private mediation practice includes employment, disability and disability access, wage and hour (including class action), partnership, commercial and family business disputes, malpractice, trusts & estates, elder law, real estate, construction and cross cultural matters. 

Ms. Bassis is also an approved mediator for Los Angeles County's Department of Human Resources' Mediation Program and for the American Arbitration Association.  

Before becoming a full-time neutral with ADR Services, Inc., Ms. Bassis sat on the following panels: Alternative Resolution Centers (ARC), Inland Valley Arbitration Mediation Services (IVAMS), Redlands Arbitration and Mediation Services (ARMS) and First Resolution Services, Inc. (FRS).  Ms. Bassis is also  arbitrator for FINRA's Securities Dispute Resolution Forum. During her mediation career, Ms. Bassis has mediated for the United States Postal Service, National Conflict Resolution Center's Elder Care Mediation Panel (San Diego), California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, US Department of Navy and Homeland Security. 

Ms. Bassis is a former member of the California State Bar Labor and Employment Executive Committee (2005-2008).


  • Northeastern University School of Law Boston, Massachusetts
  • University of California at Berkeley Berkeley, California - Phi Beta Kappa
  • International Academy of Mediators, Semi-annual conference workshops, 16 hours (1999-2007 and continuing)
  • Appellate Court Mediation Training (2nd District), 16 hours (1992)
  • Disability Law & Mediation Loyola Law School, 28 Hours (1999)
  • Transformative Mediation, 12 Hours(1998)
  • Cutting Edge Negotiating Strategy for Lawyers, 12 Hours (1997)
  • New Mediation Confidentiality Law, 3 Hours (1997)
  • Legal Update on Employment: Wrongful Termination & Discrimination, 4 Hours (1996)
  • EEOC's ADR Pilot Training,3 Hours (1996)
  • Civil & Workplace Training, 12 Hours (1996)
  • Mediating the Litigated Case, Pepperdine Law School, 24 Hours (1995)
  • Gender, Diversity & Cross Cultural Negotiation, 4 hours (1995)
  • Employment Disputes: Issues & Laws, Wrongful Termination & Discrimination, 8 Hours (1995)
  • Negotiation Skills for Managers, 12 Hours (1994)
  • The Business of Mediation, 9 Hours (1993)
  • Advanced Mediation Training, 18 Hours (1993)
  • Basic Mediation Training, 30 Hours (1989)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, ADR Executive Committee, Beverly Hills Bar Association (2001)
  • Faculty Coach, Loyola Law School, American Bar Association's Mediation Advocacy Competition (2000)
  • Member, Technology Subcommittee, Dispute Resolution Section of ABA (2000)
  • Fellow, International Academy of Mediators (since 1999)
  • Member, Ethics Subcommittee, State Bar Committee on ADR (1998)
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association (since 1996)
  • Member, Board of Directors of Southern California Mediation Association (1995 & 1996)
  • Chair, Programs Committee of Southern California Mediation Association (1993-1995)
  • Member, California Dispute Resolutions Council (since 1996)
  • Member, Beverly Hills Bar Association ADR Committee (1997)
  • Judge, American Bar Association Law School Competitions, Pepperdine University School School of Law (1993-1998)


Please call my case manager, Elvira Camacho, ADR Services, Inc., at 213 683-1600, for details.


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Lynne S. Bassis is a member of our CA chapter, California Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, California's premier roster of preeminent mediators and arbitrators. The CADN profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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