Mediator's Profile


Linda Martin

Business Name: Martin Dispute Resolution

Linda Martin is an approachable, impartial, perceptive mediator who excels at settling cases.  She has practiced law for over 40 years and earned a reputation as a tenacious and successful advocate and litigator for her clients. Linda brings that same dedication to her mediation practice and loves the satisfaction of resolving cases. An eternal optimist at heart, Linda views dispute obstacles as opportunities and embraces the challenge.

Linda is “AV” rated by Martindale Hubbell – which issues the rating only to those attorneys who have demonstrated preeminent legal abilities and the highest professional and ethical standards. While her firm specialized in representing counties, cities, hospitals and physicians, she has also represented plaintiffs in cases involving:

  • Personal injury
  • Wrongful death
  • Medical malpractice

She is empathetic, respectful and fair, connects well with attorneys and parties alike so their positions can be heard and they can vent – giving her the opportunity to understand the nuances of the case while providing a supportive process that allows for effective, productive and expeditious resolution of cases.

An experienced trial lawyer, Linda has also volunteered her time as a settlement officer for the Orange County, Riverside County and San Bernardino County Superior Courts. She was chosen and serves as a member of the U. S. District Court Central District Mediation Panel. As an attorney and mediator, she has been involved in more than 500 mediations and arbitrations.


  • U.S. District Court, Central District, Advanced Mediation Training
  • Pepperdine University, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution: Mediating the Litigated Case
  • Western State College of Law, Juris Doctor
  • Santa Clara University, Bachelor of Science

Professional Highlights

  • Preeminent AV Rated Lawyer
  • Civil litigator with 40+ years of experience
  • Represented both plaintiffs and defendants
  • Participated in over 500 mediations and arbitrations

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Birth Injuries
  • Motor Vehicle/Truck Accidents
  • Premises Liability/Dangerous Condition Of Public Property
  • Intentional Torts
  • Civil Rights Violations
  • Police Misconduct
  • Excessive Force
  • Unlawful Arrest
  • Denial Of Medical Care
  • Jail Practices
  • Police Practices
  • Security Guard Conduct

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