Professional Details

Mayra M. Fornos, Esq.
ADR Services, Inc.

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1900 Avenue of the Stars
Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 425-6773


Description of Practice

Mayra Fornos, Esq. is a skilled Mediator with ADR Services, Inc. whose dispute resolution skills were developed over a three decade career as an accomplished businesswoman, litigator and trial attorney.

Ms. Fornos has handled a wide range of civil matters, including serious catastrophic injuries, business disputes, employment, sexual harassment, discrimination cases, ADA, bullying, special education, elder/dependent adult care abuse, wrongful death, medical malpractice and family law.

Ms. Fornos draws upon a unique multicultural perspective and via her respectful and patient approach, combined with her fluency in Spanish and engaging demeanor, she has very effectively served clients of many different backgrounds.

Ms. Fornos strong, positive approach to settlement is based upon bringing the stakeholders together in an atmosphere of reciprocal trust and fair conduct, fostered by a deep dive into the facts of the case in order to facilitate mutually beneficial resolutions. Ms. Fornos has served as a Settlement Officer and Mediator for the Los Angeles Superior Court. In addition, she has received extensive training in mediation/conflict resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, the American Bar Association and The Southern California Mediation Association.

Ms. Fornos has received numerous awards/accolades. She has been listed in Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, and was named one of the Top 50 Women Attorneys in Southern California. The Westside Chamber of Commerce Women’s Network honored Ms. Fornos with their Women of The Year A


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
2001    Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution    Certificate of completion, 42 Hours
2017    Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution    Elder/Dependent Adult Care mediation, 18 Hours
2021    ABA    7 Hours
2021    SCMA    5 Hours

Other Information

Ms. Fornos works relentlessly with the parties, doing everything she can to get the cases resolved. Her innate interpersonal skills to reach fair and judicious outcomes regardless of the complexity or difficulty of the case. Her careful and thoughtful practice of striving to walk in the shoes of each litigant has served her clients well.

Areas of Practice

  • Accidents
  • ADA
  • Adult Family
  • Animal
  • Art
  • Autism
  • Aviation
  • Bullying
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Civil Rights (discrimination)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Congregational
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Entertainment
  • Estate Planning
  • Evictions
  • Faith Based
  • Family
  • General
  • Government
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • International
  • Labor - Management
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Marital Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Nursing Home
  • Online Civil
  • Online Family/Divorce
  • Online Mediation
  • Online Workplace
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Pet Mediation
  • Police
  • Prenuptial
  • Probate
  • Products Liability
  • School/Education
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Special Education
  • Sports
  • Workers Comp
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Conflict Coach
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Parenting Coordinator

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.

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