Here for your benefit are links to the major ADR
organizations and firms involved in mediation and
arbitration within the state of Ohio.
Neither the State of Ohio nor the Supreme Court of
Ohio licenses or certifies mediators. Individual
courts may set additional qualifications for mediators
in their local court rules. See more general information
State Office of Court ADR
Ohio Supreme Court Dispute Resolution
Ohio Supreme Court Dispute
Resolution Section was established in 1992 and has helped
establish mediation programs in more than 50 courts in Ohio.
The section trains mediators and provides funding and consulting for
the programs, which exist in trial and appellate courts. The website
contains links to publications, rules and legislation and provides
resources for foreclosure mediation, parenting coordination and
court-connected mediation. (link)
Ohio ADR Associations
Ohio Mediation Association (OMA)
The Ohio Mediation Association
is a statewide organization made up of mediators from a variety of
backgrounds and professions who support and promote the use of
dispute resolution and conflict management. OMA works on behalf of
all mediators in Ohio to strengthen the profession's standing. OMA
serves mediators and those who need mediation services in many Ohio
cities including Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, and
Mediation Association of Northeast Ohio (MANO)
Formed in 1991, the Mediation Association of Northeast Ohio is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering mediation as a profession and a practice.
MANO provides professional development for local mediators, serve as a public resource about mediation, and promote the use of mediation in disputes.
Academy of Distinguished Neutrals is an association whose
membership consists of mediators and arbitrators distinguished by
their hands-on experience in the field of civil and commercial
conflict resolution, and by their commitment to the practice of
alternative dispute resolution.
Membership is by invitation only and all Academy members have
been thoroughly reviewed and found to meet stringent practice
criteria. Members are amongst the most in-demand neutrals in
their respective states, as selected by both peers and local
litigation firms. With over 900 members throughout the
United States, the NADN is America's largest professional
association of top-tier neutrals. Visit the Academy website at www.NADN.org