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Linda Mealey-Lohmann, Mediator & Arbitrator, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Linda Mealey-Lohmann

Mealey-Lohmann Mediation & Dispute Resolution
(Address Withheld)
St. Paul, MN 55125
Tel: (612) 791-2218
Cell: (612) 791-2218
Website: www.MLMediation.net
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Recognized to Minnesota Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration

Regularly travels out of state to: Wisconsin

Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Med-Arb
Video Conferencing
Available
  • Practice Commenced2004
  • # of MEDS (as of 2/3/24)400
  • # of ARBS (as of 2/3/24)40
Current Practice
Online / In-Person
  • MANKATO-NEW ULM
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL
  • ROCHESTER-AUSTIN

Biographical

Attorney LINDA MEALEY-LOHMANN is an experienced Mediator and Arbitrator who practices exclusively in the area of ADR, handling primarily primarily employment and commercial disputes.  She has mediated over 400 cases, including employment discrimination matters, commercial matters, landlord/tenant, breach of contract, construction, home improvement, and other business disputes.

Prior to her work as an ADR Neutral, Linda was an employment law litigator who counseled and represented clients in employment and discrimination lawsuits in court, arbitration, and mediation (beginning in 1991).

Linda also serves as a Mediator for:

  • Private parties (since 2004)
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (since 2004)
  • U.S. Postal Service REDRESS Transformative Mediation Program (since 2007)
  • ValueSolve ADR (since 2011)
  • American Arbitration Association’s Commercial and Employment Mediation Panels (2012-2020)

Linda serves as an Arbitrator for:

  • Private parties (since 2012)
  • Administrative Hearing Officer, City of Woodbury, MN (since 1999)
  • American Arbitration Association’s Commercial and Employment Panels, FINRA (2012-2020)
  • Better Business Bureau (2012-2020)

She co-authored The Minnesota ADR Handbook: A Guide to Mediation, Arbitration, and Other Processes for Advocates and Neutrals (MN CLE 2011). She is a former Adjunct Professor at William Mitchell College of Law, teaching ADR for more than 10 years (negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and other Rule 114 ADR processes and the ADR Hybrid Course).   

Linda is a frequent presenter for MN CLE and has written and presented extensively on ADR, mediation, and employment law topics since 1995.  She has been a course designer and instructor for the MN CLE Civil Arbitration Training course for 3 years.  She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and has lived in and traveled extensively to China for over thirty years.


Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Aviation
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Cross Cultural
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Health Care
  • International
  • Labor/Unions
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Lemon Law
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Postal
  • Property Damage
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Torts
  • Unfair Competition
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA

Education

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    • Juris Doctorate cum laude (1990)
    • Master of Arts – Chinese Language and Literature
    • Bachelor of Arts – East Asian Studies

ADR TRAINING

  • Hundreds of hours of advanced ADR and Employment Law CLEs through MN CLE and MSBA (to the present)
  • AAA American Arbitration Association Arbitration Training (2013) with yearly trainings to date
  • Better Business Bureau Auto Line Arbitration Training (2012)   
  • Labor Law & Labor Arbitration Training, Labor Arbitration Institute (2008)
  • MSBA Certified Civil Arbitrator Skills Training (December 2007)
  • MN Rule 114 30-hour ADR training at Hamline University School of Law, Dispute Resolution Institute (January 2004)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • "Minnesota Super Lawyer" in every year since 2015 (ADR)
  • 2015 WOMEN IN BUSINESS Honoree, awarded by Minneapolis/St Paul Business Journal - May 2015
  • Member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Recipient of the Alumni of Notable Achievement Award, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota (2010)
  • Recipient of the Martin Blum Community Mediation Award, Dispute Resolution Center, St. Paul, MN (2008)
  • Past Chair of the ADR Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association for 2014-15 and 2013-14 terms (section member since 2005)
  • Member of the Minnesota State Bar (Active Status) and California State Bar Association (Inactive Status)
  • Past member of the American Bar Association and the ABA Dispute Resolution Section
  • President Emeritus and Co-Founding Director, The Minnesota China Friendship Garden Society
  • Past Vice President and Secretary, US-China Peoples Friendship Association, Minnesota Chapter (USCPFA-MN)

Rates Information

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Language Skills

Mandarin

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