Our mission is to provide neutral, unbiased expertise to organizations and businesses in the areas of human relations and communications while promoting public awareness of alternative dispute resolution, especially of mediation and its role in self-determination, rebuilding trust and preserving relationships.
Established in 1992, L A Hughes & Associates is a sole proprietor operated business with connections to over a dozen top trained, experienced HR and mediation professionals, serving mainly the Southern California area. L A Hughes & Associates focuses on HR and community training, group facilitation and mediation of school, workplace and employment claims.
L A Hughes is an active member of local civic organizations such as Palmdale Woman's Club and is a charter member of Southern California Mediation Association, AV Mediation Roundtable and L A Mediators.
Hughes holds a law degree from Peoples College of Law (Los Angeles), a Master's in conflict management and has been a mediator and trainer in the private and public sectors in Southern California since 1989.
She has taught at Santa Monica College, L A Trade Tech Labor Studies Program and at Antelope Valley College.
Hughes has mediated workplace & discrimination claims for the United States Postal Service's Redress program since its inception in 1997.