Professional Details

Stephanie L. Leffler
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

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Online mediation service
Lebanon, OR 97355

Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
***NOW OFFERING ONLINE MEDIATION! Resolve your dispute from the comfort and safety of your location. Special offers for divorce and parenting plan mediations. Conflict arises in many forms and is a cause for painful and emotionally charged responses. With over 20 years of executive-level human resources, conflict management, and facilitation, Stephanie is adept at facilitation and views conflict as an opportunity for solutions. Stephanie will assist you to reach a reasonable outcome. She will facilitate workplace conflict, collective bargaining agreements, parenting plans, and community disputes in a cost-effective manner. She will assist your legal team with investigations and preparation of materials which will save legal fees. Stephanie's extensive background with on the job dispute resolution, employee relations, and collective bargaining experience makes her uniquely qualified for employment-related conflict. She has over 20 years of experience with executive coaching and mediation.

Stephanie is proud to be a woman owned small business.

Professional Background

Stephanie began her career in wood products in the 1980's working her way up to coordinate and manage teams in male-dominated industries. She has experience in manufacturing, retail, wholesale, restaurant, public, and non-profit industries. Her areas of expertise include facilitating organizational change, contract mediation, personal disputes, fact finding, investigations, collective bargaining, conflict resolution, executive coaching, and more. She has decades of experience with training and resolving conflict. She is the founder of and GourmetHR Small Business Consulting to assist small businesses with complex human resources, legal compliance, and risk management.

Stephanie has volunteered as a mediator with Neighbor2Neighbor mediation since 2013. She particularly enjoys working with parent/teen, neighbor disputes and juvenile offender cases. She enjoys mentoring new and upcoming professionals in the fields of mediation and human resources.


Stephanie has many years of dispute resolution as a Human Resources Director and Small Business owner. Stephanie has been responsible for workplace investigations including harassment allegations, theft investigations, employee relations dispute resolution, and Executive management coaching/dispute resolution. Ask about my divorce or parenting plan special.


Stephanie holds degrees in criminal justice, management, human resources, and is a certified online mediator. In addition, she is a senior certified human resource professional through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) and the Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM).


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
August 2020        Manufactured Home & Marine Training
July 2020    Colin Rule, Clare Fowler and Jim Melamed    Online Mediation Training - 20 hrs.
05/13/2020    Randy Lowry and Peter Robinson    Mediating Divorce Agreement - 15 hrs.
04/13/2020    Randy Lowry and Peter Robinson    Strategic Negotiation Training - 5 hrs.
02/23-24/2019    Kevin Grant    Parent/Teen Mediation Training - 16 hrs.
01/12-13/2014    Kevin Grant    Basic Mediation - 40 hrs.
Ongoing    Miscellaneous    Numerous professional development courses/conferences


Impartial, objective, resourceful and calming.


Family and/or divorce: $175 per hour. Business disputes/partner dissolution $200 per hour. Multiple meetings will receive a negotiated discount to fit your budget.

Areas of Practice

  • Accidents
  • ADA
  • Adoption
  • Adult Family
  • Animal
  • Automotive
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Bullying
  • Business
  • Cannabis
  • Civil (general)
  • Civil Rights (discrimination)
  • Civil Union Dissolution
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Congregational
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Criminal
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Energy
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental
  • Estate Planning
  • Evictions
  • Family
  • Foreclosure
  • Franchise
  • General
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • HOA
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Jewelry
  • Labor - Management
  • Land Use
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Marital Mediation
  • Maritime
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Natural Resources
  • Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Non Profits
  • Nursing Home
  • Online Civil
  • Online Family/Divorce
  • Online Mediation
  • Online Workplace
  • Organizational
  • Parent-Teen
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Pet Mediation
  • Police
  • Postal Service
  • Prenuptial
  • Probate
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Restorative (Criminal)
  • Restorative (Juvenile)
  • School/Education
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Small Claims
  • Social Security
  • Special Education
  • Sports
  • Tax
  • Technology
  • Trademark
  • Transportation
  • Trust Management
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workers Comp
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Systems Designer
  • Staff Developer
  • Fact-Finder
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Conflict Coach
  • Strategic Planning
  • Online Mediator


Kevin Grant Jackson Street Youth Services Beth Shook Linn County Juvenile Dept. Heather Wright Neighbor 2 Neighbor Mediation Elizabeth Hering Allann Bros. Coffee Roasters DBA Allan's Brian Eagan colleague

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.