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40-Hour Domestic Mediation Training

Domestic Mediation Training


Register today for this 40-hour mediation training session. Seating for this training session is limited. The registration fee to attend this training session is $1499.


Register for this interactive and energizing 40-hour learning experience that is approved by the Alabama Dispute Resolution Center as providing the educational component for roster membership on both the civil and domestic relations rosters* and which also provides 40 hours of CLE credit for Alabama attorneys, including two hours of Ethics.

We’ll cover everything you need to know to get your mediation practice going or to enhance what you are already doing. Learn tips and tricks. Learn by doing.



Anyone can attend this training session. This training session is designed for attorneys who are just beginning a mediation practice, experienced mediators who need to enhance what they are already doing, as well as non-legal professionals who are interested in utilizing mediation in their profession.


  • Day 1 - 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

  • Day 2 - 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

  • Day 3 - 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

  • Day 4 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 



Training sessions are held throughout Alabama throughout the year.



Your registration includes:

  • 40 hours of intensive, interactive, and energizing mediation training

  • Training session materials

  • Additional materials for mediator's use and reference

  • Certificate of Completion

  • Breakfast and lunch every day of the training session



To register for this training session, select from one of the courses below, and purchase your ticket by clicking the "Register Now" button.  



Scott Donaldson, Instructor

  • Extensive experience in mediation of domestic relations cases

  • 18 years of domestic relations legal practice experience

  • 8 years as a judge on the Court of Civil Appeals (Domestic Relations Appellate Court)

  • 10 years experience as Circuit Judge

  • Taught at numerous Alabama circuit/district and probate judge conferences and new judge orientation sessions

  • Taught 15 week-long courses for the National Judicial College and for 11 state judicial associations

  • 31st semester teaching as adjunct faculty at UA Law School

Cooper Shattuck, Instructor

  • Registered mediator since 1998

  • Taught as an adjunct professor at University of Alabama School of Law for over 14 years, including Alternative Dispute Resolution and Negotiations

  • Completed Harvard Program on Negotiation Executive Training Program

  • Has served on Alabama Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution for 8 years

  • Has extensive negotiation and mediation experience

  • 30 years’ practice experience in state and federal courts handling many complex litigation matters

  • Frequent CLE speaker

  • Co-founder of Cartography Consulting, providing marketing solutions and consulting services to lawyers and law firms



You must cancel within 72 hours prior to the first day of the seminar to have your registration fee fully refunded. All cancellations must be received via email.


If this training session must be canceled or rescheduled, your registration fee will either be (1) refunded in full or (2) transferred to another training session.



If you have questions regarding this training session, please contact us at

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