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Colorado ADR Organizations & Service Providers

Here for your benefit are links to the preeminent ADR organizations, agencies and companies involved in mediation/arbitration within the State of Colorado.

The Academy has worked cooperatively with various bodies to ensure that only the most experienced professionals are included in our member roster. Note though that there are no formal certification requirements for the private practice of mediation or arbitration in Colorado.

ADR Associations

The Colorado Office of Dispute Resolution

The Colorado Office of Dispute Resolution (ODR) exists to establish and make available dispute resolution programs and services within the Colorado Judicial Branch. Through its sixty-plus contract mediators and neutrals, ODR offers mediation and other services across the state. ODR also provides information about dispute resolution in Colorado and nationally, and coordinates training for judicial officers and court staff. Visit website here.

The Mediation Association of Colorado

Originally established in 1984 as the Colorado Council of Mediators, the name was later changed to Colorado Council of Mediators and Mediation Organizations (CCMO) In 2011, the organization was re-branded to its current name, Mediation Association of Colorado (theMAC).

TheMAC is a non-profit organization dedicated to promote the development and excellence of the mediation profession in Colorado and to promote the use and understanding of mediation as an alternative means of dispute resolution. Visit website at www.coloradomediation.org.

ADR Panel Firms


The largest ADR panel firm in the United States, JAMS mediators and arbitrators are Resolution Experts who resolve some of the nation's largest, most complex and contentious disputes. JAMS neutrals are skilled in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes including discovery referee, private judging, in addition to arbitration and mediation. For more information on JAMS Denver office, please visit www.jamsadr.com. 

JAG - Judicial Arbiter Group, Inc.

Founded in 1984 in Boulder, Colorado by former Chief District Judge, Richard W. Dana and 20th Judicial District Administrator, Jerry D. Lockwood, JAG leadership was soon expanded to include former Colorado Supreme Court Justice William Neighbors.

As one of the oldest, most successful private judicial services in the country, JAG continues to provide the legal and business communities with cost effective, efficient dispute resolution programs. Mediations, Arbitrations, Mock Jury Trials, Focus Groups and Discovery Management are the primary services offered by JAG. For more info on JAG, visit www.jaginc.com.

NADN State Chapters

America's Top Rated Civil Mediators & Arbitrators

Need a mediator or arbitrator from outside of Colorado? NADN is pleased to recognize the most experienced civil/commercial neutrals around the United States, as voted by local litigators. Please feel free to visit our National Directory at www.NADN.org.

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