Visiting Associate Clinical Professor of Law
Director, Center for Conflict Resolution
- LCCR - Conciliation and Mediation Assistance Clinic
- LCCR - Dependency Court Mediation Assistance Clinic
- Mediation Advocacy
BA, University of California at Los Angeles
JD, LMU Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Sara Campos is a Visiting Associate Clinical Professor and Director of the Loyola Center for Conflict Resolution (LCCR) at LMU Loyola Law School as well as a certified bilingual mediator. Campos trains and mentors staff, LLS students, and community volunteers in Basic Mediation Skills and teaches Mediation. As a Latina, she adds diversity and brings the perspective of a person working in and believing in the traditional mediation model. Yet her legal training allows her to understand and appreciate other models as well.
Campos is in a unique position to utilize her legal, bilingual, and bicultural skills and knowledge to assist litigants in resolving their disputes through mediation. Campos is a member of the Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA), the American Bar Association (ABA) Dispute Resolution Section, the Mexican American Bar Association, the Latina Lawyers Bar Association, and the National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM). Campos also served two terms on the board of the National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM) and chaired it's Membership Development Committee. Campos has participated on numerous mediation panels including The Second Appellate District Court Panel. She has previously worked on the L.A. Superior Court panel, Centinela Youth Services Victim Offender and Family Panel, and the EEOC and DFEH mediation panels doing employment discrimination matters.
Campos is a member of the Just the Beginning A High School to Law School Pipeline Organization – Los Angeles (JTB-LA) Steering Committee and received the JTB-LA Leadership Award of Excellence for her outstanding contributions to the JTB-LA Summer Legal Institute, as well as Loyola Law School's Service Award in 2019. Campos, along with another colleague, received the 2005, 2012, and 2018 Case of the Year Award from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. LCCR's Landlord/Tenant Options Counseling Clinic was also recognized during a 2022 White House ceremony for responding to the Attorney General’s Call to Action to the Legal Profession to address the housing and eviction crisis and help increase housing stability and access to justice.
Campos received her bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her Juris Doctor from LMU Loyola Law School, where she trained at LCCR as a law student mediator.