Continuing Mediation Education

Internet Training Courses

Below is a list of online courses / trainings that providers have submitted and the ADR Commission has approved as meeting certain continuing mediation education requirements pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 31:

Effectively Mediate Medical Malpractice Cases (ongoing)

Ethical Mediation Course (ongoing)

Mediate with Emotional Intelligence (ongoing)

Mock Mediation of an Employment Dispute (on demand)

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Discovery in Arbitration - Practical (available 10/7/14 - 10/6/15)

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Ethics and Professionalism: Neutrals Remaining Neutral in an Age of Social Media (available 10/7/14 - 10/6/15)

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Pitfalls in Drafting ADR Clauses & Tips on Drafting ADR Clauses from a Corporate Lawyer and Litigator (available 10/7/14 - 10/6/15)

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Preparing Yourself and Your Client for Mediation (available 10/7/14 - 10/6/15)

Practical Tips for Mediating Family Law Cases (available 11/3/14 - 11/2/15)

Ethics in Mediation: Angels and Best Practices (available 11/10/14 - 11/9/15)

Mediation Advocacy (available 11/17/14 - 11/16/15)

Collaborative Law in Family Law Cases (available 11/18/14 - 11/17/15)

Dealing with Stress in a Stressfilled Job - Thriving for Lawyers (available 11/19/14 - 11/18/15)

Emerging Trends in Mediation Ethics & Practice (available 12/8/14 - 12/07/15)

To Mediate or Not to Mediate: How Domestic Violence Issues Surface in the Mediation Process (available 12/8/14 - 12/07/15)


Scheduled Courses

August 4, 2015 - Chattanooga, TN
Family Mediation Law, Ethics and More

August 4, 2015 - Chattanooga, TN
General Civil Law, Ethics and More

August 6, 2015 - Brentwood, TN
Avoid Financial Pitfalls in Divorce Cases

August 11, 2015 - Nashville, TN
Introduction to Nashville's Youth Courts

August 18, 2015 - Knoxville, TN
High Tech. High Touch. High Results

August 20, 2015 - Brentwood, TN
Tax Issues in Divorce

August 20, 2015 - Knoxville, TN
Pensions, IRAs, 401Ks and QDROS

September 14, 2015 - Knoxville, TN
Mediation: Approaches, Strategic Options and Process Tips

September 17, 2015 - Knoxville, TN
Estate Planning 2015

September 24, 2015 - Memphis, TN
Rule 31 Mediation

September 29, 2015 - Nashville, TN
ADR Institute: How to Improve Your Success in Domestic Mediation

October 5, 2015 - Knoxville, TN
The State of Mandatory Arbitration in Tennessee After Berent v. CMH Homes

October 13, 2015 - Nashville, TN
Ethics and Domestic Violence in the Courts

October 17, 2015 - Nashville, TN
Beyond Models and Toolboxes: Building Excellence in Your Practice

November 19, 2015 - Knoxville, TN
Worst Divorces of 2015






CME Course Providers

A number of organizations provide Continuing Mediation Education (CME) courses. Click on the following Web Sites to Search for Courses providing Continuing education Hours on Mediation, Ethics, Family Law, etc. (Contact Providers directly for Information) 

CME Provider Accreditation

If you would like your course to be listed as a Rule 31 Continuing Mediation Course, please fill out the CME Provider Accreditation form and submit it to the Administrative Office of the Courts. The request must be made prior to the actual training course. You will be notified once the course is approved and the course will be listed on the ADR web page on the AOC website. Please contact Claudia Lewis if you have any questions.