Sarah J. Gross, M.Ed., J.D., LL.M.


Sarah J. Gross, M.Ed., J.D., LL.M. is an attorney licensed in California, a trained mediator, an author, and an educator.


Ms. Gross received a Master’s degree in Education through the University of California, Davis and taught high school and middle school English prior to entering law school at Chapman University Fowler School of Law in Orange, California.


After completing law school and becoming a licensed attorney, Ms. Gross completed a Master of Law (LL.M.) at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, based at Pepperdine University School of Law’s Malibu, California campus. She pursued a concentration in eldercare dispute resolution, and spearheaded the development of a pilot program in eldercaring coordination in Orange County, California courts. In this capacity, she has educated the Orange County legal and mediation community about elder care dispute resolution, and organized and facilitated trainings in elder mediation and eldercaring coordination. She has also presented at various venues, including the Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA) Annual Conference; the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA), and the American Bar Association (ABA) Dispute Resolution Conference. Her publications include the ABA Commission on Law & Aging’s Journal, Bifocal, and the OC Lawyer.

In addition to work in the legal and mediation fields, Ms. Gross continues to write and publish articles and books. as well as create curriculum for English language arts educators.

Elder Mediation Training: Online Course
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Online Training
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Legal Counsel

Mediation & Consultation


Consulting Projects


Sarah is a widely published author, with articles in prominent legal, dispute resolution, and healthcare journals. Her publications include (click to read):

Sarah is available on a per project basis for solicited publications.

Educational Seminars & Training

As a professional educator with expertise in a variety of contexts, Sarah offers educational seminars, workshops, and training sessions for professionals seeking to expand their skill base.

  • Legal Writing

  • Dispute Resolution

  • English Language Arts

Updates & Resources

Legal & Conflict Resolution Services

As a licensed attorney and trained and certified dispute resolution professional, Sarah offers services on a per project basis. In this capacity, she has worked with probate courts in California to develop the Eldercaring Coordination pilot program.

  • Large-scale conflict resolution program development

  • Large and small-scale legal guidance and oversight

Contact Me


We offer a complimentary phone consultation of up to 30 minutes.

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