Virginia State Mediator Certification
The Supreme Court of Virginia requires certification of mediators to accept court-referred cases. There are four kinds of certifications:
Specific requirements for each certification are listed below. Unless otherwise noted, all requirements must be completed in the order listed. The practice requirements for Virginia certification must be completed within two years of mediation training unless the Supreme Court of Virginia grants a waiver for good cause. Contact the Department of Dispute Resolution at the Supreme Court of Virginia (804) 786-6455 for any questions about Virginia Certification or waivers.