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

THE 2023 WMA FALL CONFERENCE, entitled “Alternative or Mainstream: Modern Mediation and WMA at 40 Years” happens, ONLINE, Thursday, October 12, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (PDT). 5 CLE credits requested from WSBA. Attendance can also be applied to support your WMA certification or re-certification application. This is the Best Conference You Can Imagine! Because You Create It!

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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. Curious about attending? Visit our Shop page and purchase a 'seat' at the Mediator's Café today. Read more about past Mediator's Café events on the News/Blog page.


Find a Mediator

Find a mediator that meets your needs. Easily search our Find a Mediator membership directory and 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. To sign up this month's Café, click here:<br /> https://washingtonmediation.org/product/mediators-cafe/. You are welcome to share this announcement with others, but please do not share the zoom link. We will send the zoom link to those who sign up through the website. Thank you.