Mediator's Profile


Elka Graham

Business Name: Graham Mediation & Consulting

Elka Graham is the Founder and CEO of Graham Mediation and Consulting, LLC, a dispute resolution and mediation firm, helping individuals, businesses, and government organizations resolve their conflicts in a practical and efficient way.

Elka received her mediation training in law school where she focused her legal education on alternative dispute resolution, mediation and negotiation. Following law school, Elka completed training in family/ divorce and foreclosure mediation and later became an arbitrator for the National Center for Dispute Settlement and FINRA the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Elka brings a wealth of experience from various industries as a professional to her role as a Mediator and Arbitrator. With a commitment to facilitating effective communication and dispute resolution, she has successfully assisted individuals and businesses in finding fair and equitable solutions to their conflicts.

Her approach is characterized by a neutral and professional demeanor, ensuring that all parties involved feel heard and respected throughout the mediation process. As a Mediator, her goal is to foster an environment of open dialogue, leading to mutually beneficial agreements. With a passion for conflict resolution and a keen understanding of the intricacies of contracts and real estate transactions and the emotional and family dynamics involved, she is here to guide you through the mediation process with expertise and professionalism.

Elka is proud to be a member of several professional associations including the National Association of Realtors (NAR), Greater Nashville Realtors Association, Tennessee Realtors Association, Junior League of Nashville (JLN), Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators (TAPM).

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Foreclosure
  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Probate
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Professional Liability
  • Small Claims Disputes
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Condominium/HOA
  • Elder Planning
  • Guardianship/Conservatorship


  • Faulkner University’s Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, Juris Doctorate and Concentration in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Mediation and Negotiation – 2014
  • Troy University, Master’s Degree, Public Administration – 2005
  • University of North Alabama, Bachelor’s Degree, Double Major Sociology and Political Science, Minor Women’s Studies – 2003

Licenses & Certifications

  • Licensed Realtor  Alabama (2009) and Tennessee (2016)
  • Registered Rule 31 Mediator Tennessee
  • Registered Rule 31 Mediator Alabama (Civil and Domestic Relations)

Mediation/Arbitration Rosters

  • Arbitrator Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
  • Arbitrator National Center for Dispute Settlement

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