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Dispute Resolution Coordinator
Mark Gleeson
301 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka Kansas 66612-1507
Telephone:  785.291.3224
Email: gleesonm@kscourts.org


Alternate Dispute Resolution

Information for Mediators

Mediator Application Packet

Mediator Renewal Form

Calendar of Approved Training Opportunities - This list is updated monthly. It is divided into training to become an approved mediator and training to meet the annual education requirement.

Dispute Resolution Manual - This is a description of various dispute resolution processes.

Kansas Court Rules Pertaining to Mediation:

Rule 901 - for attorneys when they serve as a mediator.

Rule 902 - the mediator approval process.

Rule 903 - the ethical standards for mediators.

Rule 904 - outlines the requirements for continuing education for mediators.

Appendix

Information on Alternative Dispute Resolution

Overview of Mediation - This overview is broken down into information for parties in a dispute and a more detailed view for potential mediators.

Frequently Asked Questions - for parties ordered to mediation or considering mediation.

List of Approved Mediators: This roster contains the names of mediators who have met the minimum approval requirements as outlined in Supreme Court Rule 902. The Supreme Court's approval does not imply the mediation skill or competency on behalf of any particular mediator.

The Office of Judicial Administration suggests that individuals seeking a mediator first review the brochure: How to Select A Mediator.

How to Handle Conflict: A Handbook for Youth