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Mediator / Arbitrator / Facilitator

Lubaroff Mediation, Los Angeles, California, 2009-Present and Agency for Dispute Resolution, Beverly Hills, California (Feb. 2012-Present)

As a private, full-time mediator, Ms. Lubaroff specializes in mediation and facilitation for the legal, business and entertainment communities.  She currently sits on the Arts, Arbitration and Mediation Services Panel for California Lawyers for the Arts, the Los Angeles Superior Court’s Party Pay Panel and Random Select Panel, and is a member of the panel at Agency for Dispute Resolution.  Ms. Lubaroff is an ABA trained arbitrator offering arbitrations in the areas of personal injury, business and entertainment.

Ms. Lubaroff has mediated multiple cases in the following areas:

-Personal Injury                       -Auto Tort                                -Intentional Tort                      

-Lemon Law                            -Contracts                                -Fraud                         

-Commercial Collections         -Premises Liability                  -Complex Construction Disputes

-Employment Law                   -Landlord-Tenant Disputes      -ADA Complaints

-Business Disputes                   -Negligence                             -Entertainment Disputes

Ms. Lubaroff offers highly specialized private mediations and facilitations in film, television, on-set entertainment disputes, employment and credit disputes, music, art, new media, agency-talent disputes, publishing, intellectual property, and copyright and trademark disputes.  Additionally, she specializes in the mediation of non-litigated business disputes, including transactions and transitions such as mergers, acquisitions, succession planning and personnel conflict.  As a facilitator, Ms. Lubaroff’s leadership will keep a business meeting on point and on schedule, allowing for increased productivity and creativity.

Ms. Lubaroff also offers family wealth transfer coaching which prepares heirs to receive and successfully manage their family legacy in business, philanthropy and society.

Coupled with her excellent negotiation skills, knowledge of the law, understanding of complex issues and tireless follow-through, Ms. Lubaroff’s background in the legal, entertainment and business worlds has provided her with specialized tools in dealing with difficult clients, ego-driven personalities and complex interpersonal and legal disputes.


·         University of Florida (B.A. Magna Cum Laude, 1993)

·         University of Florida (J.D., December 1996)


·         Admitted to the State Bar, Florida, July 1997 (inactive)  FL Bar #0110779


·         American Bar Association – Arbitration Training Institute, 2011

·         American Institute of Mediation – Resolving Conflicts at Work, 2010

·         American Institute of Mediation – Mediating the Non-Litigated Case, 2010

·         Southern California Mediation Association – Mediating the Non-Litigated Dispute, 2009

·         Southern California Mediation Association – The Next Generation of Cross-Cultural Skills: The New, Invisible Cross-Cultural Conflict, 2009

·         Pepperdine University, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution – Mediating the Litigated Case, 2009

·         International Creative Management – Agent Trainee, Problem Solving Training,1997-1999

·         University of Florida Law School – Negotiation, 1996

·         University of Florida Law School – Mediation, 1996


·         Business Consultant, Humble Journey Films, Los Angeles, California (2009-2010)

·         Senior Vice President, Humble Journey Films, a Film  & TV Production Company with an overhead deal at Paramount Studios, Los Angeles,        California (2004-09)

    •   Writer and/or Producer on nine television shows sold to CBS, FOX, NBC, VH1 and BET.

·         Coordinator, The Kaplan-Stahler-Gumer Agency, Beverly Hills, California (2001-03)

·         Founder & Co-CEO, Dark Coast Studios, an Internet Content Company, Burbank, California (1999-2001)

·         President, Dilonra Films, Beverly Hills, California, (1999-2001)

·         Agent Trainee/Assistant, International Creative Management, Beverly Hills, California, (1997-1999)

·         Financial Services Intern, Fremar Financial & The Feldman Financial Group,  East Liverpool, Ohio and Youngstown, Ohio (1988-1990)


·         American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section

·         Beverly Hills Bar Association, Conflict Resolution Section; Entertainment Law Section; Litigation Section

  • California Lawyers for the Arts: Arts, Arbitration & Mediation Services Panel

·         Los Angeles Superior Court – Dispute Resolution Services Mediator

    • Party Pay and Random Select Panels

·         Southern California Mediation Association

·         Founding Parent/Chair of the FFE Committee, The City Charter Middle  & High School (2011-Present)

·         Hollywood Hill (2006-2009)

·         Hollywood Radio and Television Society (2004-2009)

·         Women in Film (1999-2004)


·         “123 Hollywood!” Talk Radio Special Guest: Entertainment Industry Development, 2009

·         Quoted in “Small Screen, Big Picture” a book on television development by Chad Gervich, published by Three Rivers Press, a division of Random House (2008)

·         Industry Representative, Pitchfest, 2004-2009

·         Screenwriter’s Expo, Speaker, Urban Film Market/African-American Screenwriting Panel, 2006

·         Screenwriter’s Expo, Speaker, Writing for One-Hour Television Dramas/The Craft of One Hour Episodic Television, 2006

·         Screenwriter’s Expo, Speaker, Feature Film Development/Television Development 2005

·         Sherwood Oaks Film School, Guest Speaker:  2004-2008

·         Los Angeles Film School, Speaker 2004-2008

·         University of West Los Angeles School of Law, Entertainment Law Class, Guest Lecturer, 2000