Conflict Resources


Below is a selection of resources for no-cost and low-cost mediation services in the Seattle area, as well as some links to statewide and national groups that support alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in the context of public education, special education, and family law. Click a blue link to access the resource.

Community Mediation 




Conflict Resolution in Schools

Sound Options has the OSPI statewide contract to do Special Education mediations, as well as Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting facilitation in high-conflict cases.



Conflict Prevention in Schools



Restorative Justice in Schools and Neighborhoods

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Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth


Professional Organizations Supporting Mediation and Making Mediation Referrals


Washington Mediation Association


King County Bar Association -- ADR Section


Washington State Bar Association -- ADR Section


Mediation for City, County, State, and Federal Workplace Issues


City of Seattle ADR Program


Seattle Federal Executive Board ADR Program


King County ADR Program / Inter-Local
Conflict Resolution Group (ILCRG)


Legal Resources

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Washington Law Help


Mediation in Family Law

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