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.
Once the required training is completed, please fill out the application form and submit it, along with the application fee, to the address below:
- December 1, 2015 - for review on January 26, 2016
- March 1, 2016 - for review on April 26, 2016
- May 31, 2016 - for review on July 26, 2016
- August 18, 2016 – for review on October 13, 2016