LENTON AIKINS, Ph.D., J.D.
MEDIATOR, EDUCATOR, TEMPORARY JUDGE
Personal Email: Aikins@aikinsmediation.com or Lamediate40@gmail.com
Office Phone Number: 877-495-4529
Self Employed, Full-Time Independent Neutral Mediator, Educator,
Temporary Judge, Los Angeles Superior Court.
Now ODR Certified Mediations via Zoom.
Owned and operated two real estate offices in Orange County, California, listed and sold over 300 homes
Dr. Aikins preparation for mediation includes his background as an educator, a college dean, a real estate broker with over 300 listing and sales of homes that involved win-win mediations, twenty-five plus years of law practice and trials in the areas of employment law, real estate, personal injury, police misconduct and twelve criminal trials since 1991. His education includes a B.A. and MA in Political Science from California State University, Los Angeles, an Earned Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Southern California and a J.D. Degree from Western States University College of Law.
Representative Issues Handled as a Mediator
Handled all issues in employment & labor law, included but not limited to wage & hours, discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, disability issues, whistleblowers, wrongful termination, premises liability, personal injury, real estate, UDL, professional liability (attorneys, real estate agents and brokers), public entities, educational agencies, breach of contract, and 42 USC 1981-1983 cases.
Mediation & Arbitration Training
Years in Full-Time Practice as a Neutral: 5
Years in Practice of Law, Litigation: 25
Number of Cases Mediated: 221 (as of 08/06/2021)
21 Cases Mediated in 2021 (as of 08/06/2021)
Settlement rate year of 2021 (as of 08/06/2021 100%
Overall Settlement rate: 90% of cases mediated settled.
Professional Licenses Active
Statement of Mediation Philosophy
To ethically resolve cases in the best interest of all sides while acknowledging the parties respective self-determination, using all of the tools in my mediation kit to achieve a successful settlement and never, never, never giving up on resolving a case entrusted to me.
$5000.00 Full Day, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. $625.00 per hour thereafter (Includes Preparation, Study of Documents, Pre-mediation telephonic consultation with each side)
$2500 for 1/2 half day (4 hours) mediation. After 4 hours, $625 per hour.
Fees are subject to change without notice. Always check website for updates.
No travel at this time all Mediations are held via Zoom.
Cancellation Time Period
Three (5) Business Days Prior to Date of Scheduled Mediation.
Cancellation Time Period: After 5 Business Days, No Refund, but the Mediation may be rescheduled.