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?

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.

October 2015 General Meeting

Presenter:  Gabrielle Strich, Esq.:


Don’t be caught short by lack of knowledge as to elder/disability law issues in your mediation!  Come to NJAPM’s meeting on October 21, 2015 at 6 pm and learn from Gabrielle Strich, Esq.:


2015 NJAPM Annual Conference - Mediators: Setting the Stage and Managing the Show

Need some new approaches to mediation? How about solutions to impasse?  - and much more. Katherine Newcomer, Esq. and Megan Oltman, Esq., invite NJAPM members and the public to register for a day of knowledge and networking at NJAPM’s 22nd annual conference on  Saturday, Nov. 14, from 8:15 AM 4:30 PM at The Imperia in Somerset, registration discount available.

Renew Your NJAPM Membership Now!

We are now accepting ON-LINE and mail-in renewals for the new membership year beginning in October 2015.  Late fees apply October 1, 2015.

Fundamentals of Mediation November 12, 2015

You should take this course if

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

Program topics include

Fall 2015 Civil Mediation Training Course

Enhance your practice or career – become a court-qualified and/or private practice civil mediator.  This course meets the new 40-Hour court requirement.

Fall 2015 Dates: October 18, 19, 25, 26 & November 8 (Sundays and Mondays)

Fall 2015 40-Hour Divorce Mediation Training

NJAPM is pleased to offer our 40 hour divorce course in October and November 2015 with faculty featuring some of the top mediators and experts in New Jersey

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: