This searchable clearinghouse provides comprehensive coverage of mediator ethics opinions from 43 states. The database contains a short summary of each opinion with a hyperlink to the original opinion or document issued by the state or national body. The Clearinghouse categorizes mediation ethics complaints and advisory opinions based on the Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators. To access the Clearinghouse Click Here.
Submit an Ethics Inquiry to the Committee on Mediator Ethical Guidance
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 the Advisory Opinions Issued by the Committee in the Library of the Dispute Resolution Ethics “Open Forum” Connect Community.
The mission of the Committee on Ethics is to serve the public, dispute resolution professionals and the Section of Dispute Resolution through study and education on ethics as applied to dispute resolution practices. The Committee seeks to foster the highest standards of conduct by dispute resolution professionals and to enhance the dispute resolution profession's role in serving the public interest, in collaboration with other Section committees.