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The CALM mission is to educate, train and serve  the general population and underserved communities in matters of alternative dispute resolution, especially mediation, as a means to self determination and peace building.

The Firm

         Linda Atkins Hughes, MA, JD

We're a new kind of quasi-legal firm consisting of seasoned professionals , volunteers, and interns dedicated to reaching and serving people at street level--at the earliest possible stage off a dispute or claim.  As mediation professionals, we promote and enhance your ability to control your own outcome using creative problem-solving and interest based bargaining. Our founder, president, and chief mediator LA Hughes, MA, JD has been practicing for over 25 years and has been a Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA) member for as many years. As President of CALM's Board of Directors, she works to ensure that the highest ethical qualities  of neutrality and confidentiality permeate throughout the firm and extend to you, the client. 

Mission Statement