Here for your benefit are links to the major ADR
organizations and firms involved in mediation and
arbitration within the state of Ohio.
Neither the State of
Washington nor the courts license or certifiy
mediators or arbitrators. Individual
courts may set additional qualifications for mediators
in their local court rules. See more general information
about ADR in Washington online here.
Washington ADR Associations
Washington State Bar ADR
most State Bar associations have an ADR Section, the Washington
Bar's ADR group has done a fabulous job of bringing the state's
practitioners together in support of the practice of mediation and
arbitration. The Section website features a useful search tool and
the membership includes non-lawyers and family practitioners too.
Visit the ADR Section at http://wsba-adr.org/
Washington Mediation Association
The mission of the Washington Mediation Association is to advance the use of mediation as an effective form of alternative dispute resolution; to foster high standards of mediator conduct, training and certification; and to be the voice of mediators in Washington State.(link)
Academy of Distinguished Neutrals is an association whose
membership consists of mediators and arbitrators distinguished by
their hands-on experience in the field of civil and commercial
conflict resolution, and by their commitment to the practice of
alternative dispute resolution.
Membership is by invitation only and all Academy members have
been thoroughly reviewed and found to meet stringent practice
criteria. Members are amongst the most in-demand neutrals in
their respective states, as selected by both peers and local
litigation firms. With over 900 members throughout the
United States, the NADN is America's largest professional
association of top-tier neutrals. Visit the Academy website at www.NADN.org