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Judges Mediation Bench Book

Judges Mediation Bench Book: A Resource for Alabama Trial Judges (2nd edition)
This handy reference, updated in 2016, puts all the law, court rules, code of ethics, forms, and information about mediation in one place. Download.


National Ethics Opinions

The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Committee on Mediator Ethical Guidance provides advisory responses to requests for ethical guidance based on the American Bar Association/American Arbitration Association/ Association for Conflict Resolution Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators (2005). The scope of the Committee is limited to the consideration of ethical issues pertaining to mediation.

Read their opinions online at

Alabama Ethics Opinions

Alabama Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution Opinions

Mediator Code of Ethics

Arbitrator Code of Ethics

Ethics Complaints