Armine Baltazar

12121 Wilshire Blvd., #740
Los Angeles, California 90025
United States
Office Phone: 310-458-0796
Member since 2007
Membership Type: IACP

Profession(s)

Lawyer, Mediator

This writing by the poet Longfellow has always touched me: “If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man’s life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.” My passion for Collaboration, mediation and consensual dispute resolution comes from my feelings of empathy. It’s fulfilling to know that in these realms, I can apply my legal skills and knowledge in a way that aligns with who I am as a human being and that can help guide people during a particularly difficult time in their life, with understanding, transparency, and respect. It matters to me that I help, not hurt, in an already difficult situation.

Area(s) of Practice: Family Law - Divorce, Paternity, Premarital Agreements
License(s): State Bar of California - admitted 1997

Professional Activities

Memberships: * Los Angeles County Bar Association - Family Law Section * Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association * Southern California Mediation Association * Center for Understanding in Conflict * Los Angeles Westside Collaborative Divorce Professionals * Collaborative Practice of California - Chair of Diversity Committee Volunteering: * Settlement Volunteer Attorney at Loyola Law School Center for Conflict Resolution *Santa Monica College, Guest Speaker, Certification Course in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR): Mediation, Arbitration, and Negotiation * Mentor ~ Jewish Vocational Services’ WoMentoring Program * Docent ~ Los Angeles Superior Court Family Law Tour * School Board Member ~ Los Angeles Area Private School * Moderator - Los Angeles County Bar Association Dialogues On Freedom Program * Guest Judge ~ Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Mediation Competition

Undergraduate Education

UCLA - 1994

Postgraduate Education

UCLA School of Law - 1997

Professional Education

UCLA School of Law - 1997

Collaborative Trainings:
2003 - LACFLA Collaborative Training with Chip Rose
2021, March - LACFLA Collaborative Training

Mediation Trainings:
May 2018: Mediation training, Family Resolution Institute, Inc.
April 2021 : Center of Understanding in Conflict, Mediation Training

Other:
Jan 2020 Master Class: Peacemaker’s Retreat, Mosten Mediation Training
Feb 2020: Unbundled Legal Services, Mosten Mediation Training
1999: Graduate of American Bar Association Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute, Houston, TX