Court-Approved Mediation Training Programs

The following Training Programs are approved for the Law Division, Probate Division, and Chancery Division Court-Annexed Mediation from February 2024.

Please contact the institution for tuition rates and class schedules.

Center for Conflict Resolution

11 East Adams Street, Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60603-6301

Contact Information
Contact Person: Ms. Alyson Carrel
Phone: (312) 922-6464 Extension 12
Course Title: “Performance Based Mediation Skills Training” 

De Paul University

College of Law Center For Dispute Resolution
25 East Jackson Boulevard, Suite 1161
Chicago, IL 60604-2201

Contact Information
Contact Person: Professor Katheryn M. Dutenhaver
Phone: (312) 362-8368

Dispute Resolutions, Inc.

Broward County Bar Association Conference Center
1051 S.E. Third Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316-1107

Contact Information
Contact Person: Mr. Perry S. Itkin
Phone: (954) 567-9746

Harvard Law School

Harvard Negotiation Institute at PON
1563 Massachusetts Avenue, #513
Cambridge, MA 02138-2903

Contact Information
Contact Person: None provided
Phone: (617) 495-1684
Course Search: “Mediation Workshop” 

Illinois State Bar Association

424 South Second St
Springfield, IL 62701-1779
(217) 525-1760
1 (800) 252-8908
Fax (217) 525-0712

Contact Information
Contact Person: Jeanne B Heaton
Course Title: 40 Hour Mediation/Arbitration Training
Location: Chicago, ISBA Regional Office, 20 S Clark St, #900, Chicago, IL

ICLEF (Indiana Continuing Legal Education Foundation)

Contact Information
Contact Person: Lara Lemon
Phone: (317) 637-9102 ext. 238 
Course Title: “Civil Mediation Training”
Location: Contact ICLEF

Mediation, Inc.

P.O. Box 16205
Chapel Hill, NC 27516-6205 

Contact Information
Contact Person: Ms. Celia O'Briant
Phone: (800) 842-6157 or (919) 636-5697
Course Title: “Civil Superior Court Mediation” 

Miller, Andy B Mediation Skills, Inc.

P.O. Box 578186
Chicago, IL 60657-8186 

Contact Information
Contact Person: Mr. Andy Miller
Phone: (312) 342-4031
Fax: (312) 276-8140
Course Title: 40-hour Skill Based, Performance Based Mediation Skills Training with Andy Miller

National Judicial College

Judicial College Building, MS 358
Reno, NV 89557

Contact Information
Contact Person: Ms. Muriel M. Bartlett
Phone: (800) 255-8343
Course Title: “Civil Mediation” 

Northwestern University

Loop Campus
210 South Clark Street, 10th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604-1401

Contact Information
Contact Person: Mr. Matt Hlinak
Phone: (312) 503-0714
Course Title: “Mediation Skills Training”  

Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution Pepperdine University School of Law

24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-3999

Contact Information
Contact Person: Ms. Lori Rushford
Phone: (310) 506-6342
Course Title: “Mediating the Litigated Case”
Location: Irvine, CA