Mediation Resources

Ethical Guidelines for Mediators in Texas

Adopted by the Supreme Court of Texas to serve as a general guide for mediator conduct in Texas.

Ethical Guidance for Members of the Environment and Public Policy Section, Association for Conflict Resolution

This document offers a collection of guides to ethical behavior for members of ACR’s Environment and Public Policy (EPP) Section. It contains one set of voluntary guidance from the EPP Section and two sets of guidance adopted by the full association.

Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators

Prepared by the American Arbitration Association, the American Bar Association’s Section of Dispute Resolution, and the Association for Conflict Resolution.

State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH) ADR Model Guidelines

“Guidelines for the Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution by Texas State Agencies” includes: definitions of ADR terms, directions for Dispute Resolution Coordinators, and how and where ADR processes are used in state government.

Texas Community Dispute Resolution Centers

For public access to mediation services throughout Texas, please contact your nearest Dispute Resolution Center.