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Randy W. Hoerschgen

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104 Anthony Lane
Mandeville, LA 70471
Phone (573) 353-4663


Description of Practice

I offer a variety of ADR services that include mediation, arbitration, neutral fact-finding, ADR and EEO consulting, as well as the design and implementation of internal conflict management systems. Divorce and marital mediation, parenting plans and modifications. Eldercare issues, Family matters, Civil disputes, Employment issues and EEO law related assistance. Listed on Louisiana Bar registry.

Professional Background

I first used mediation as a social worker in the public school system for at-risk youth. I then started my own profession practice (DecisionOne. Previously served as the executive director of the Association of Missouri Mediators as elected by peers. Appointed to the Missouri Bar Fee Dispute Resolution Committee, former EEOC federal employment mediator. Currently serve as a contractor for various federal agencies as a mediator. Executive director for the formation of the Louisiana Association of Mediators. Member of the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution and Employment Law sections. Serves on mediation roster approved by the Louisiana Bar and Missouri Bar Associations. I have successfully mediated cases in: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.


Indiana University - Bloomington, IN Social & Behavioral Science | California State University - Dominguez Hills Carson, CA Negotiations, Conflict Resolution & Peacebuilding | University of Missouri - School of Law Columbia, MO LLM Dispute Resolution (In Completion)


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
    Len Riskin    Mediation- University of Missouri
    John Lande    Civil Mediation - University of Missouri
    Richard Reuben    Mediation - University of Missouri
    Dan Shapiro    Negotiations - Northwestern University
    Ericka Gray    Divorce Mediation - Northwestern University
    Lee Jay Berman    Impasse is a fallacy
    Jeffrey Helsing    Conflict Analysis - U.S. Institute of Peace
    George Lopez    Negotiation - U.S. Institute of Peace


I offer a free unlimited consultation to discuss an issue in order to decide if my services can assist you. All clients are treated with the utmost respect and confidentiality is always maintained. As a conflict resolution professional, my role is to listen to the issues addressed and identify common ground as well as differences. I facilitate negotiation and settlement between the parties by providing direction, encouragement, and creativity. I have been specially trained to utilize superior listening and communication skills. I possess excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, and analytical skills. As a facilitator, I am responsible for resolving disputes and help parties come to a mutual resolution instead of using the adversarial and expensive court process. I maintain confidentiality, exercise sound judgment and discretion, and work collaboratively with others, while fostering effective professional relationships with all parties. Neutrality, honesty, creativity and patience are crucial in my role as an ADR professional.


Fees vary but range from $50.00 to $300.00 per hour.

Areas of Practice

  • ADA
  • Adult Family
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Congregational
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Criminal
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Family
  • General
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Labor - Management
  • Land Use
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Marital Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Postal Service
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Social Security
  • Special Education
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workers Comp
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Custody Evaluator
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Systems Designer
  • Fact-Finder
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Staff Developer
  • Ombudsperson
  • Conflict Coach
  • Arbitrator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Online Arbitrator
  • Parenting Coordinator

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps liability insurance.