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.