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Texas ADR Organizations and Firms

Here for your benefit are links to the preeminent ADR organizations, agencies and firms involved in mediation & arbitration within the state of Texas.

Many of our Texas Academy neutrals are also members and current/former board members of these highly respected state ADR associations. Please click the relevant links to visit these groups online...

 
ADR News Resource
DISPUTING - ADR NEWS Blog (sponsored by NADN)
Committee Member Karl Bayer maintains an excellent ADR Blog titled "Disputing" which is updated regularly with news of important developments in the field of arbitration and mediation. If you're involved in ADR, you really should bookmark this site in your favorites folder - please visit www.KarlBayer.com/blog 
 
Texas ADR Organizations 
 
AAM is a nonprofit trade association of qualified, independent attorney-mediators. Members of AAM must meet qualifications and ethical standards which meet or exceed state or Federal requirements for mediators. AAM's 300 plus members have collectively mediated in excess of 130,000 cases and AAM is the foremost association of professional attorney mediators in the state. 
Please visit the AAM website directly at www.attorney-mediators.org 

 
Organized in 1985 as the Texas Association of Family Mediators, the organization originally focused on the concerns of family mediators and their clients. Over time, TAM expanded its outreach from family mediation to all areas of mediation, changing its name in 1990. TAM is known as an inclusive organization that represents mediators from all professional backgrounds and practice areas. 
Please visit the TAM website directly at www.txmediator.org 
 
The TMCA is a multidisciplinary association offering voluntary credentialing to all mediators in Texas who qualify. The association has adopted and publishes a Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice that apply to all TMCA credentialed mediators and grants mediator credentialing designations to qualified mediators. The association also maintains a publicly accessible list of mediators who have been
granted TMCA credentials. 
Please visit the TMCA website directly at www.txmca.org
 
 
Partner ADR Firms
One to the most renowned ADR firms in the nation, the Lakeside Mediators have made a lifelong, professional commitment to resolving disputes fairly and successfully. The Lakeside Mediators have mediated over 10,000 disputes, trained over 4,000 mediators, coordinated over 400 arbitrations, and published books and articles about mediation and conflict resolution. The center (literally, on the lakeside!) was specifically designed to create an ideal mediation and arbitration environment. Please visit the Lakeside Mediation group directly at:
www.lakesidemediation.com 
 
The Caroline Center houses the practices of 4 of the premier ADR attorneys in the Houston area, including Gary McGowan, Alice-Oliver Parrott and Louis Selig. 
The center is conveniently located in the Museum District, near downtown and is just minutes from Rice University, Herman Park, and the Medical Center. 
Please visit the Caroline Center website directly at:
www.carolinemediation.com/mediators  
 
Affiliated Associations
USA mediators and arbitrators
America's leading mediators and arbitrators
The National 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 



 Local State Chapter Associations:
Alabama Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.ALMediators.org Est. 2011
Arizona Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.AZMediators.org Est. 2011
Arkansas Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.ArkansasMediators.org Est. 2015
California Academy of Distinguished Neutrals www.CaliforniaNeutrals.org Est. 2006
Colorado Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.ColMediators.org Est. 2011
Connecticut Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.ConnMediators.org Est. 2014
Florida Circuit-Civil Mediators Society www.FloridaMediators.org  Est. 2004
Georgia Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.GeorgiaMediators.org Est. 2008
Illinois Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.IllinoisMediators.org Est. 2013
Indiana Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.INMediators.org Est. 2014
Iowa Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.IowaMediators.org Est. 2015
Kentucky Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.KentuckyMediators.org Est. 2014
Kansas Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.KansasMediators.org Est. 2016
Louisiana Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.LouisianaMediators.org Est. 2014
Maine Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.MEMediators.org Est. 2016
Maryland Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.MDMediators.org Est. 2015
Massachusetts Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.MassMediators.org Est. 2014
Michigan Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.MichiganMediators.org Est. 2014
Minnesota Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.MinnesotaMediators.org Est. 2012
Mississippi Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.MissMediators.org Est. 2014
Missouri Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.MissouriMediators.org Est. 2014
Montana Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.MontanaMediators.org Est. 2015
Nebraska Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.NebraskaMediators.org Est. 2015
New Hampshire Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.NHMediators.org Est. 2014
New Jersey Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.NJMediators.org Est. 2013
New Mexico Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.NMMediators.org Est. 2016
New York Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.NYMediators.org Est. 2012
North Carolina Academy of Superior Court Mediators www.NCMediators.org Est. 2007
Ohio Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.OhioMediators.org Est. 2012
Oklahoma Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.OklahomaMediators.org Est. 2016
Oregon Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.ORMediators.org Est. 2015
Pennsylvania Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.PAMediators.org Est. 2012
S. Carolina Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.SCMediators.org Est. 2012
Tennessee Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.TennesseeMediators.org Est. 2009
Texas Academy of Distinguished Neutrals www.TexasNeutrals.org Est. 2010
Washington Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.WashingtonMediators.org Est. 2012
West Virginia Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.WVMediators.org Est. 2015
Wisconsin Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators www.WisconsinMediators.org Est. 2015



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