Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington has established an alternative dispute resolution program that provides qualified neutrals to parties who wish to mediate or arbitrate a pending case. This program is detailed in Local Civil Rule 39.1 (PDF).
Finding a certified "neutral" (mediators and arbitrators)
- Neutrals listed by name
- Neutrals listed by area of expertise
- Request for pro bono (free or reduced-fee) mediation (PDF)
Becoming a certified neutral
To apply or recertify as a certified 39.1 neutral, please see our certification page.