Become a Rule 31 Mediator
Before applying for Listing as Rule 31 Mediator, applicants are required, pursuant to Rule 31, Section 17, to meet certain qualifications in Education, Work Experience, and Training.
There are two different types of mediators, general civil and family. Applicants can become listed as one type or as both types. Applicants must have at least a baccalaureate degree and must complete a 40 or 46-hour ADR Commission approved training before submitting an application to become a listed mediator.
ADR Commission approved trainers can be found by clicking on the links below. You must contact the trainers directly to register for a course.
If you wish to become listed as both types, you must complete a crossover training AFTER you have completed one of the 40 or 46-hour trainings above.
Please submit the application fee via check or money order (we cannot accept payment via credit card) made payable to the Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission and mailed to the following address by the deadline listed below:
- November 29, 2016 - for review on January 24, 2017
- February 28, 2017 - for review on April 25, 2017
- May 30, 2017 - for review on July 25, 2017
- August 17, 2017 – for review on October 12, 2017