Mediator Certificate Training - Five Days

Co-Sponsored by the Alameda, Marin, Napa, San Mateo and Solano County Bar Associations, the Sonoma County Bar Association ADR Section, and the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association.

Dates October 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31
Check-In 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Program 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
MCLE 40 hours, including 2 hours of Legal Ethics


In this widely acclaimed intensive 40-hour training, attorneys and business professionals will gain the ability and confidence to resolve almost any dispute, as a mediator, negotiator, or representative. Once completing the course, you will receive a certificate of completion which satisfies training requirements for most court and agency panels.

  • Demonstrations and hands-on practice mediations with video feedback
  • Small class size and guest lectures from leading practitioners
  • High-emotion conflict management skills
  • Mediation confidentiality and ethics
  • Drafting binding settlements
  • Complete set of model forms included

Watch a short video from a satisfied participant here:

Ron Kelly is one of the principal architects of California mediation law. He has been honored with ten ADR awards for his work in building the field, including Peacemaker of the Year in California. Mediating since 1970, he's co-founder of two of California's main ADR professional organizations.

Mr. Kelly has trained thousands of lawyers, judges, government officials and business professionals on four continents. His training materials are licensed and used around the world in several languages. Judges in every superior court in the Bay Area have chosen to enroll in his training. 


 By Sept 14    After Sept 14  
 $995  $1,095  BASF Members
 $995  $1,095  Co-Sponsoring Organizations
 $1,095  $1,195  All others

Lunch: Lunch is provided as part of the program. Please let us know during registration if you have dietary requests.

If you are a member of one of the co-sponsoring organizations shown below, please use promotion code "MediateADR202031" during checkout to receive the co-sponsor registration rate.

  • Alameda County Bar Association
  • Marin County Bar Association
  • Napa County Bar Association
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
  • San Mateo Bar Association
  • Solano County Bar Association
  • Sonoma County Bar Association ADR Section

More than 15 days prior to the event, you will receive a refund less $75.  Fewer than 15 days, but more than 10 days, you will receive a refund of 50%. Within 10 days, there are no refunds.


This class is full. Please contact Marilyn King at to be placed on a contact list for the next training.

If you have questions, email Marilyn King at or call (415) 782-8905.


To receive MCLE credit, you must sign in during the designated MCLE registration period. This activity is approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. BASF is a certified provider: Provider #103

Special Requests 
People with disabilities should contact BASF regarding reasonable accommodations. Please complete the dietary requests question during registration.
10/3/2020 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
BASF Conference Center 301 Battery Street 3rd Floor San Francisco, CA 94111

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