Mediation Works offers an intensive family and divorce mediation apprenticeship for attorneys and recent law school graduates (or JD candidates).

The apprenticeship provides over 20 hours of practical experience:

  • 10 hours, minimum, of supervised mediation with real client couples
  • 8 hours classroom instruction on reviewing the facilitative mediation approach, child support, spousal support, equitable distribution, the psychological impact of divorce, financial issues and non-traditional families
  • Individualized mentoring and debriefing
  • Supervised drafting of separation agreements and court documents.

Apprentices enjoy a flexible training schedule, with the ability to customize their hours around work, family and client availability.

Upon completion of the program, apprentices may pursue an additional 6 months of ongoing mentoring and training with us for their own practice or the opportunity to become an associate Mediation Works, Inc. mediator.

There is a flat fee of $2000 for the training.

If you are interested in learning more about the family and divorce mediation training with Mediation Works, complete an application, and e-mail it or fax it, along with supporting materials, to:

(718) 624-2688 (fax)

or mail it to:

Mediation Works, Inc.
Attn: Training Coordinator
16 Court Street
Suite 2200
Brooklyn, NY 11241