Professional Details

Laurie Malone
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

Malone Mediation and Legal Services Inc.

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8748 Brecksville Road
Suite 130
Brecksville, OH 44141
(440) 526-6411
Fax: (440) 398-0559


Description of Practice

Laurie has mediated thousands of cases in the areas of divorce and workplace conflict. Whether people have a high conflict or complex case, or a case that people want to prevent from getting high conflict or complex, there is always a way to work things out.

Professional Background

Laurie has been an attorney and mediator since 1997. Laurie has served on the Supreme Court of Ohio Subcommittee Taskforce on Additional Alternative Dispute Resolution Options, Task Force Committee on Mediation for Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court, and the Task Force on Parenting Coordination for Summit County Domestic Relations Court. In addition, Laurie is on the Board of Cornerstone of Hope, the Center for Principled Advocacy, is a past Board Member of the Autism Society of Greater Cleveland, and past Board Member of the Lawyer's Guild of the Catholic Diocese.


Laurie has mediated thousands of cases in private practie in the areas of divorce and workplace conflict. Have mediated REDRESS cases for the United States Postal Service, and parenting cases for Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court. In addition, Laurie is a collaborative divorce attorney, a parenting coordinator with special training to resolve high conflict cases, and a guardian ad litem who has special training to make recommendations in high conflict parenting cases.


Graduated from Cleveland Marshall law school in 1996; graduated from Case Western Reserve University in 2014 as a certified Emotional Intelligence and Intentional Change Theory Executive Coach; and graduated from Cleveland State with Business Administration degree in 1985.


Laurie makes sure everyone involved feels heard and understood so that outcomes can be created to meet their needs. There is always a way. Laurie has training as a transformative and facilitative mediator.


$1,100 retainer, credit cards accepted.

Other Information

As a transformative mediator Laurie is able to assist people in transforming their relationship so they can move past their conflict to reach positive agreements to guide them as they move forward in their new lives. As an Executive Coach, Laurie is certified in Myers Briggs personality assessments, the Hay Group emotional intelligence assessment, and is skilled in the Thomas Killman Conflict Mode Instrument. Sometimes is takes the skills of a mediator, attorney, and coach to reach the best resolution.

Areas of Practice

  • Autism (20 mediated)
  • Divorce (all issues) (1,100 mediated)
  • Divorce (parenting) (350 mediated)
  • Family (350 mediated)
  • Postal Service (300 mediated)
  • Workplace (200 mediated)

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Fact-Finder
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Conflict Coach
  • Mediating Lawyer

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.


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      Maintain Control So Divorce Does Not Stress You Out.pdf Maintain Control So Divorce Does Not Stress You Out.pdf
      Thinking of divorce.pdf Thinking of divorce.pdf
      Understand Your Divorce Options.pdf Understand Your Divorce Options.pdf