Benefits of Membership

Membership in WMA helps you:

  1. Support professionalism in mediation. WMA members are pushing to advance the field toward better training and education, toward clearer and higher standards of ethics and accountability, and toward improved research and evaluation.
  2. Stay informed on issues critical to the practice of mediation in Washington State. WMA’s electronic newsletter is published monthly.
  3. Achieve credibility in the mediation marketplace. WMA’s optional mediator qualifications and certification program is among the most stringent in the country. WMA certified mediators are committed to excellence and ongoing professional development.
  4. Be connected to other mediators from across the state and in your own community who are active in helping to set policy direction for mediation in Washington.
  5. Open yourself to referrals in the mediation field. WMA Certified Mediators have profiles on this website at no additional cost.
  6. Qualify for discounts to a variety of trainings offered periodically and co-sponsored by WMA.
  7. Obtain professional Liability Insurance at reduced rates. For more information, visit Complete Equity Markets at www.cemins.com or contact Betsy Thomas at bthomas@cemins.com or (800) 323-6234.