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<xTITLE>Comparing Mediation Websites</xTITLE>

Comparing Mediation Websites

by Jim Melamed
August 2020 Jim Melamed

According to new data from, as of August 16, 2020, is most visited and most linked mediation website. In business since 1996, has over 7 million annual site visitors and serves as a bridge between professionals offering dispute resolution services and people needing those services.

(From 8/16/2020 - smaller number is higher rated site)

Mediation Websites: "Sites Linking In"

(From 8/16/2020) Compared to AAA and JAMS

(From 8/16/2020 - smaller number is higher rated site) is also a Top Lawyer Directory!

(From 7/5/2020)

See is the only mediation or ADR directory listed in the top 100 lawyer directories!


Jim Melamed co-founded in 1996 and served as CEO of through June 2020 (25 years).  During Jim's tenure, received the American Bar Association's 2010 Institutional Problem Solver Award.  Before, Jim founded The Mediation Center in Eugene, Oregon in 1983 and served as Executive Director of the Academy of Family Mediators (AFM) from 1987 to 1993. Jim was also the first President and Executive Director of the Oregon Mediation Association (1985-86). Jim's undergraduate degree is in psychology from Stanford University and his law degree is from the University of Oregon.

Jim has received the following awards: The Oregon Mediation Association's 2003 Award for Excellence; The Oregon State Bar's 2006 Sidney Lezak Award of Excellence; The Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) 2007 John Haynes Distinguished Mediator Award; The 2012 Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM) "Getting To Yes" Award; The APFM's first Outstanding Mediator Award (2018); and the Oregon Mediation Association's 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award.

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