Mediator's Profile


Tobin Lay

Business Name: Sure Horizons Mediation, LLC

Tobin Lay is the founder/CEO of Sure Horizons Mediation and is a dedicated legal and business professional.  His mission is to facilitate meaningful connections that enhance growth and satisfaction. He is passionate about working for the betterment of society, whether that be in the community, within the workplace, or at home.

Tobin is a Minnesota Supreme Court Rule 114 qualified civil and family mediator. He is also the Chief Operations Officer at Mediation Center, a mediation training institute, where they offer professional accredited ongoing education training for Rule 114 Roster Neutrals and attorneys.  Tobin occasionally works as an Adjunct Professor for the Dispute Resolution Institute at Mitchell Hamline School of Law.

**Speaks both English and Cantonese Chinese


  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Doctor of Law (J.D.), 2014
  •  Hamline University, Master of Business Administration (MBA), 2016
  • University of Phoenix, Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Business Management, 2011

Licenses & Certifications

  • 40-Hour Family Mediation Training, Mediation Center, 2016
  • Certificate in Advocacy and Problem-Solving, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 2014
  • 30-Hour General Skills Mediation Training, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 2013
  • Certificate in International Business Negotiations, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 2013

Areas of Focus

  • Family Mediation
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Business / Commercial Mediation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Government Disputes

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