Mediation Background

In 1999, Ms. Tolt founded ACT Mediation through which she has served as a mediator in over 4000 mediations.  Since1996, Ms. Tolt has completed extensive mediation training, from hands on workshops to specialized courses dealing with diverse mediation issues.  Ms. Tolt has integrated her mediation training and litigation background to act as a privately retained mediator, as well as one appointed by the Courts, including the State, Federal and Court of Appeal panels, in a broad range of civil disputes.

A long standing member of the Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA), the single largest professional organization in California representing the interests of the mediation community, Ms. Tolt acted as its President in 2008.  For over five years, she has also been the chair of SCMA's annual  Employment Mediation Seminar.  She has also acted as SCMA's chair of its Courts Committee for a number of years and in that capacity, is the designated member of the Los Angeles Superior Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, which has a major role in shaping the rules and standards applicable to mediation.  

Ms. Tolt has written articles on mediation and is a frequent speaker on the subject in various forums. She also mentors new mediators and teaches mediation techniques for the Los Angeles Superior Court, for SCMA, at Pepperdine University of Law and in various other forums.

In 2008, Ms. Tolt was nominated by the Daily Journal as one of the top forty mediators in California, having been nominated by her peers and her clients. 

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Nikki Tolt, Esq.
2008 DJ Top Neutral

2012 DJ Top Neutral

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