NJ Association of Professional Mediators Mission

We are an association of professionals engaged in and dedicated to the practice of dispute resolution through mediation. Our mission is to:

  • Foster public awareness of mediation as the preferred method of dispute resolution
  • Provide information to the public about mediators that meet our standards for accreditation
  • Protect the public through standards of conduct for our mediators
  • Act as a training, educational and collegial resource for mediators in New Jersey.

Are you in a dispute, lawsuit or a divorce? 

Are you interested in a career in mediation?

2014 NJAPM Annual Conference - Keep C.A.L.M.and Mediate sticky icon

Need some fresh ideas and new ways to approach dispute resolutions? Co-chairs Karen Sampson and Patricia Bell invite  NJAPM members to register for an exceptional day of information and networking featuring four of the most well-respected practitioners in the field. 

Reduced Fee Divorce Mediation

For couples who meet the criteria, NJAPM is offering divorce mediation by a trained apprentice under the supervision of a highly experienced Accredited Professional Mediator.  The cost is $150 per hour.  

NJAPM's Video on Divorce and Mediation

Getting divorced or thinking about it?  Find out more about divorce in New Jersey and divorce mediation.

Fall 2014 Newsletter Now Available

The Fall 2014 Mediation News is now available for downloading.

Renew Your NJAPM Membership Now!

We are now accepting ON-LINE and mail-in renewals for the new membership year beginning in October 2014. Renew your membership now!

Fall 2014 Introduction to Mediation

An 8 hour course on November 11, 2014

You should take this course if: 

  • You are a collaborative law professional and need a basic 8-hour training
  • You want to learn some basic mediation skills before taking a full-length course
  • You are representing clients who are involved in mediations
  • You are informally mediating and want more information about increasing your skills

Fall 2014 Civil Mediation Training Course

Enhance your practice or career – become a court-approved and/or private practice civil mediator.  

Spring 2014 Dates: Sundays and Mondays, October 19, 20 & November 2 and 3

Divorce Mediation Apprenticeship

Seeking APM Members to serve as Mentors and Graduates of the 40 hour divorce mediation training as Apprentices.

Foreclosure Mediation Section

Mediation is playing a growing role in helping homeowners and lenders affected by the recent crisis.  Below are some resources concerning foreclosure mediation in NJ: