Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Becoming a Mediator (and more)


To orient aspiring mediators regarding the nuts and bolts of starting a career in dispute resolution.

People contemplating a career switch or a second career as a mediator have lots of questions:

  • Do I need a license?
  • What training should I take?
  • Are there any prerequisites?
  • What does the training prepare me for?
  • Are there scholarships available?
  • Do I need special training to be a divorce mediator?
  • Do I need to be a lawyer?
  • Do I need insurance?
  • Where can I mediate?
  • Where can I find a mentor?
  • How long does it take to build a practice?

Whether you are interested in volunteering, working full-time in dispute resolution or starting a private practice to supplement your income, this workshop will answer all of these questions and more.

In addition to the lead trainer there will be a panel of expert mediators who practice in various areas on hand to share a wealth of knowledge with you.