About WMA

WMA is a state wide professional organization of mediators that includes Independent mediators, attorneys, volunteers, and organizations. Members advocate for the use of mediation as a powerful conflict resolution tool and support each other’s efforts to continually improve the quality and usefulness of mediation.

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Annual WMA Fall Conference

SAVE THE DATE: 2024 ANNUAL CONFERENCE, Thursday, October 17, 2024, “Evolving the Mediation Model,” with our keynote speaker, Ken Cloke! The 2023 Conference was great fun! We celebrated 40 years of WMA service to the mediation community. The day was lively and varied, and this year’s conference promises to be just as great! Stay tuned for details . . .

For the Public

WMA maintains a trademarked certification program to help the public find highly qualified mediators and understand how mediation works. To identify important factors related to choosing a mediator see our Choosing Mediation with discussion about the process and identifying what you may need. Decide on which mediator by searching our member listings in Find a Mediator.

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Mediator's Cafe

The Mediator's Café is a virtual meeting held monthly on ZOOM. The 90-minute sessions are designed to inform and inspire the WMA membership and guests about key mediation-related issues happening around Washington state.

Find a Mediator

Find a mediator that meets your needs. Search our Find a Mediator membership directory by subject or location, then review profile information.

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Mediator's Café Open to the Public!

• The Mediator’s Café is free to WMA members and is now available to non-WMA members for a fee of $15 per café session. Café hours alternate monthly: Noon to 1:30pm in odd months, and 5:00 to 6:30pm in even months. Please read your invitation for exact times and dates. To register for this month's Café, click below. You are welcome to share this announcement with others, but please do not share the zoom link when you receive it. We will send the zoom link to those who sign up through the website. Thank you.

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17-Jul Noon Carolyn Thurston Community Violence Intervention
21-Aug 5:00 PM Gini Ann Davis Parental Alienation