Indiana Association of Mediators
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The IAM is the statewide association of professionals serving the mediation needs of Hoosiers. Established in 1992 as a not-for-profit organization, the IAM is dedicated to the promotion of mediation and the support of professional mediators. The association strives to serve the needs of the community and the general public by promoting the use of mediation as an effective, less costly, and non-adversarial alternative to litigation.
Larry Bridgesmith JD

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Indiana Association of Mediators 2024 Annual Conference

November 7 and 8, 2024 via ZOOM

Presented by

Larry Bridgesmith, J.D.

Mark your calendar for November 7th and 8th to join us for IAM’s annual Midwest Mediation Conference. Our featured speaker this year, Larry Bridgesmith, J.D., is listed as one of America’s Best Lawyers and has been practicing litigation and mediation for over 40 years. Topics he will cover include:

  • Insights from neuroscience on how brains process conflict and the effect on mediation
  • How to use appreciative inquiry to increase effectiveness in mediation
  • How generative AI can be a mediator’s essential assistant
  • Ethical issues in mediation

We hope you will join us for the virtual conference and consider becoming a member of IAM! Sign up for our newsletter to be the first to know when registration opens. Stay tuned.

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Upcoming Events for Mediators

Domestic Relations Mediation Training
Domestic Relations Mediation Training
August 20, 2024 - August 28, 2024
This Course is certified by the Indiana Supreme Court to make graduates eligible for the Indiana Registry of Domestic Relations Mediators. 40 hours in length, this training covers subject matter including legal requirements for divorce, communication skills, psychological issues, personality disorders, domestic violence and ethical considerations all in the context of helping couples reach their own agreements.

24 CLE, 6 Ethics and 49 hours of domestic relations mediation credit for attorneys. 40 hours CEH with 6 ethics for social workers.

Participation in all 40 hours of training is required in order to graduate and be eligible for the Registry.

Additional perks
As a part of this course, each participant will have the opportunity for 10 hours of practical training in mock mediations. Each group will be individually supervised and coached by an experienced...
40 Hour Domestic Relations Mediation Training
40 Hour Domestic Relations Mediation Training
September 4, 2024 - September 13, 2024
Trainers: Marla Hylton and Marsha Hackenberg

Location: The Minnetrista Center

1200 N Minnetrista Pkwy, Muncie, IN 47303

Dates: September 4, 5, 6, 12 and 13, 2024

CMEs: 40 

Course # 341219

Registration is open:
'Fill the GAP' Mediation Training: Marketing, Writing, E-filing
'Fill the GAP' Mediation Training: Marketing, Writing, E-filing
October 23, 2024 - October 25, 2024
Trainers: Marla Hylton and Marsha Hackenberg

Location: 600 E. Carmel Dr. Carmel, IN 46032

Dates:  October 23, 24, 25, 2024

CMEs: 18.5 

Course #341303

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Couple Considering Divorce Mediation

Considering Mediation?

A voluntary way of helping people resolve conflict, mediation is becoming an increasingly popular solution for those looking for more affordable, less adversarial alternatives to litigation. Areas of mediation include divorce mediation, family mediation, civil mediation, workplace mediation and more.

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For Mediators

The IAM has gained recognition throughout the Midwest and the state of Indiana as a major resource in the field of mediation and as an important source of training opportunities.

Contact the IAM

Looking for information on how divorce mediation or other types of mediation can help you? Interested in bringing in a mediator to speak about the benefits of and situations where mediation may be a fit? Reach out to learn more.

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