Michael Eagleson, Esq.

Arbitrator, Mediator
Eagleson Alternative Dispute Resolution
1041 N. Grand Avenue Suite 212
Covina, CA 91724
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Professional Work History:

2004 – Present: Eagleson Alternative Dispute Resolution - 30 years of experience in the field of labor and employee relations. Provided representation to both labor and management in all aspects of labor and employment law, including the negotiation and enforcement of collective bargaining agreements, discipline cases, mediations, fact-finding and interest arbitration proceedings. Comprehensive knowledge in Collective Bargaining, the National Labor Relations Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Meyers Milias Brown Act, the State Employer Employee Relations Act, the Higher Education Employer Employee Relations Act,.

Extensive experience in labor and employment issues in Academia, Behavioral Health, County Government, Corrections, Education, Federal Government, Fire, Health Care, Insurance Industry, Municipal Government, Police, Public Works, Nuclear Energy, Social Services, State Government, and Utilities.

Appointed to serve as an arbitrator and mediator on the following panels: American Arbitration Association Employment and Labor panels, California State Mediation and Conciliation Service, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and Cornell University Panel of Neutrals.

2011 – Present: Adjunct Instructor, Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations - Teach Employment Law Mediator training, Negotiation Skills and Interest Based Bargaining courses.

1996 – Present: Senior Adjunct Professor, University of La Verne’s School of Business and Public Management - Teach Collective Bargaining, Management Negotiations, Business Negotiations, Mediation and Conflict Management courses. Mike’s notable achievement for the University include creating the curriculum for the University’s Mediation and Business Negotiation courses.

Dispute Resolution Experience

2001-2018: Hearing Board for California Concealed Weapon (CCW) Denial/Revocation hearings. Panel member on several hearings dealing with the denial or removal of concealed weapon permits for Peace Officers.
2006 – Present: Mediator. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
2015-2017: Standing Arbitrator / Trial Board . Office and Professional Employees International Union. Presided over several hearings dealing with disciplinary matters of the Hawaii Nurses Association.

Cornell University Dispute Resolution Training (Course titles and dates taken)

The Employment Law Mediator Training Program April 2006
Neutral Investigation and Fact-Finding January 2007
The Employment Law Mediator Training Program October 2019
Labor Arbitration Development Training Program Certificate
Workplace Conflict Management Certificate

Other Dispute Resolution Training

Cornell University - Labor Arbitrator Certificate, Employment Law Mediator Training Certificate, ADR Certificate, Workplace Conflict Management Certificate, and Collective Bargaining Certificate
Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School - Negotiating Labor Agreements and Teaching Negotiation to the Organization
Federal Mediation and Conciliation - Labor Arbitrator Training
Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation - Transformational Mediation

Professional Associations

American Bar Association – Employment Law & Dispute Resolution Sections, Labor and Employment Relations Association, California Dispute Resolution Council, Association for Conflict Resolution, Orange County Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Southern California Mediation Association


Bachelor of Arts – Public Administration, University of La Verne
Master of Science – Leadership and Management, University of La Verne
Master of Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law Strauss Institute
Juris Doctor degree from Trinity Law School.


Provided Upon Request

Fee Policy

$275.00 Per Hour
$800.00 Half day
$1,600.00 Full day