Home 2017-05-13T07:39:53+00:00

When people are entrenched in serious conflict, litigation can often seem like the only way out. However, litigation is a lengthy, expensive process that often isn’t in either party’s best interests. Mediation provides an alternative.

Phyllis Pollack, President of PGP Mediation, a Los Angeles, California, mediation service organization, (Phyllis@pgpmediation.com) is dedicated to providing a fair, confidential forum for dispute resolution. For more than 15 years, she has been helping individuals and businesses find viable solutions to complex problems through mediation.

Greater Los Angeles-Area Dispute Resolution

As seen in California Lawyer

As seen in California Lawyer

Phyllis has mediated more than 1,400 disputes, pairing a facilitative approach with the ability to ask both parties hard questions that lead to greater clarity on the important issues. With the in-depth legal knowledge necessary to keep parties focused on the relevant issues, she is passionate about helping people find creative, viable solutions to their disputes so they can move forward.

PGP Mediation provides a wide variety of mediation services, including:

After more than 35 years as a senior attorney, Phyllis knows firsthand how many disputes can benefit from the use of mediation, as opposed to litigation. Mediation allows parties to retain control of the outcome, rather than having a decision handed down by a third party. It can also be more efficient and less of a drain on parties’ resources.

Latest Mediation Blog Posts

Questionable Negotiation Tactics!

September 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

One thing I have learned about agreeing to teach a class is that it has caused me to focus on many things that have otherwise been floating around in my subconscious. One of these is [...]

Why You Should Avoid Trial and Mediate Instead!

September 15th, 2017|0 Comments

The semester has just started at USC Gould School of Law where I am teaching ADR Ethics. One of our recent classes focused on cognitive biases. After I pointed out that we all have them, [...]

A Fat Bias: implicit or Explict?

September 8th, 2017|0 Comments

When you see an overweight person walking down the street, or perhaps sitting in a meeting with you, what is your reaction? Do you cringe or try to avoid that person? Do you have thoughts- [...]

The Power of Silence

September 1st, 2017|0 Comments

While I have known that silence can be a powerful tool in my mediation tool box, I never really thought about until I read a recent article posted on the BBC news website called “The [...]