Jane Cibik, Esq. 

Jane Cibik is an Attorney at Law who has been mediating workers’ compensation cases for almost 20 years. Jane earned her law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1991 and her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1988. She is a licensed Mediator, Arbitrator, and Registered Neutral with the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution.  

In addition to her experience as a litigator, Jane has mediated more than 2,500 workers' compensation cases.  After practicing law as a Staff Attorney and Government Liaison with the Georgia Indigent Defense Council, she joined the Georgia State Board of Workers' Compensation as a Board Mediator in 1997. 

After several years at the State Board, Jane began her private practice, Jane Cibik Mediations, LLC, in 2003. 

Jane is a compassionate and patient mediator.  She is determined to help parties resolve their disputes and will spend all the time necessary to make this happen.  

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Ela Orenstein Basto, Esq.

Pamela (Ela) Orenstein Basto has been a litigator for ten years in Georgia State and Administrative Courts.  The majority of her practice has been spent as a claimant's attorney in the Georgia Workers' Compensation System.  

Ela has been active in the workers' compensation bar, serving on the Advisory Council to the Chairman of the State Board of Workers' Compensation; the Board of Directors of the Georgia Legal Foundation; and the Board of Directors of the Workers' Compensation Claimants Lawyers section of the Georgia Trial Lawyers’ Association.  Ela is a graduate of the GTLA LEAD program and has been a frequent speaker at Continuing Legal Education seminars regarding Georgia's Workers' Compensation Act. Ela is a licensed Mediator and Registered Neutral with the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution.  

In mediating, Ela has an intimate understanding of parties' need to resolve both the emotional and the financial issues that arise when resolving a legal dispute.  Ela is results oriented and brings the tools necessary to get cases settled.     

Ela received her law degree from the University of Oregon in 2006 and earned her undergraduate degree from Georgia State University, graduating magna cum laude with a bachelors of science in Psychology.