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Eleanor Shelby-Ellis, CCPM

Since our founding, EASE Conflict Resolution Services has been known for quality services, exceptional efficiency, and the highest level of professionalism.

Eleanor Shelby-Ellis is a skilled mediator, circle keeper, speaker, and consultant.  She focuses on reconciliation, conflict resolution, and how these ideologies can cause positive outcomes in a person’s life.  She specializes in assisting community members and families navigate through their conflicts.  Eleanor is a member of Conflict Resolution Minnesota, a non-profit organization of Alternative Dispute Resolution based primarily in Minnesota.  

Eleanor is a proud alumna of Metropolitan State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies.  She has a passion for social justice issues that affect marginalized and oppressed persons. 


For more than 20 years, Eleanor has worked in the capacity of serving families from various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, through direct services, program development, ministry, and activism.  She has been meditator since 2018 in the area of civil mediation.


She is a Qualified Neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice.  Eleanor has certifications for Civil and Divorce Mediation and Restorative Practice.      

Eleanor has a wealth of leadership experience.  As a native Saint Paulite, she has spent time with friends and family being a service leader and local activist with several organizations against economic and racial injustices in the community.  In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and reading.  

"Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time."~ Marian Wright Edelman