When seeking the services of a Mediator:

  1. Connect with the mediator to discuss your situation.
  2. Ensure the mediator is a designated Qualified Mediator with relevant training and experience.
  3. Ensure you and the other party are comfortable with the mediator you are wanting to hire.
  4. Request a quote from the mediator, if necessary.
  5. Both parties sign a contract to mediate and provide a retainer to the mediator.
  6. Then the mediation process begins.

See “What is the Process of a Mediation? ¬†regarding the the steps involved in the overall process.