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Mediator Ethics Opinions

National Clearinghouse for Mediator Ethics Opinions

Access the National Clearinghouse for Mediator Ethics Opinions


Whether you are looking for mediation ethics opinions in a specific jurisdiction or analysis of an ethical standard, this online resource provides opinions from 43 states to help mediators make smart choices in their practice.  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. 

How to Search the Clearinghouse

Keyword search: Search all categories by keyword.

Opinion category: Search for opinions by ethics principle.

State, year and opinion type: Search or limit searches by state, year and opinion type.

Adding or Modifying an Opinion

The database is updated on a periodic basis. The Section makes no representation that the database contains all opinions issued to date. If you manage a state or national body that issues mediator ethics advisory opinions or grievance cases, we encourage you to provide opinions.

If you have any questions or would like to add or modify an opinion, please contact Linda Seely at [email protected] or call (202) 662-1685.