Webinar 1:  Monday, April 9, 2018  12pm to 1pm
John Winslade, PhD., M.A., Professor, College of Education, California State University San Bernardino
Narrative Mediation
This webinar will introduce the narrative practice of mediation and focus on externalizing the conversation, double listening, positioning, unique outcomes, and counter stories.  One hour of CME credit has been applied for and is pending.  Pre-registration is required.  Registration will close on Friday, April 6, 2018.  
Registration Fees:
VMN Members $10.00
Non Members $40.00

Judges Needed for UR Law CCNB Competition - March 3rd and 4th
The University of Richmond School of Law Client Counsel and Negotiation Board's Robert R. Merhige Environmental Law Negotiation Competition will be held on Saturday, March 3rd and Sunday, March 4th at the University of Richmond School of Law. Currently, we are in the process of reaching out to local attorneys to help judge our Competition rounds.
We are in need of judges for the following times:
Saturday, March 3rd at 9:00 AM
Saturday, March 3rd at 12:00 PM
Sunday, March 4th at 9:00 AM
There will be food and drinks available for all judges during each round. We anticipate that each round will last two hours. Additionally, there is no experience necessary to be a judge! We will provide you with all of the requisite materials and information in order for you to score your round. If you are interested in participating please contact:
Abigail Johansen
Candidate for Juris Doctor, 2018
University of Richmond
T.C. Williams School of Law
(703) 624-7671
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 Would you like to share your experiences with your fellow Mediators? 

The VMN newsletter "The Link" is a great way to communicate with members of Virginia Mediation Network.  The deadline for submitting to the VMN Newsletter "The Link" is February 21, 2018 for the March, 2018 Edition. 

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Save the Date!

The Virginia Mediation Network Fall Training Conference will be held 

September 22 & 23, 2018 at the University of Richmond Jepson Alumni Center.

If you are interested in providing a presentation for the Fall Conference, please go to Conferences Tab for details on submitting a proposal.  Deadline to submit proposals is April 9, 2018.



 Click here to register / renew your 2018 VMN Membership today!

Be sure to register / renew your 2018 VMN Membership to take advantage of:

  1. Networking and marketing opportunities with attorneys, mediators, financial professionals, and other providers
  2. Educational programs, conferences and meetings that qualify for continuing education credits
  3. Mediation promotion and referral programs that can augment your practice development efforts
  4. Membership in VMN is your entrée into the Virginia mediation community, and signifies your participation in the field of dispute resolution in Virginia.
  5. Representation and liaison for mediation issues with the VA Legislature, VA Courts, VA Bar Association, Universities and more
  6. Discounts to conferences and training sessions
  7. Discounted professional liability insurance
  8. Membership in VMN tells clients you have a commitment to mediation.
  9. Clients benefit from a multidisciplinary network of professionals you can refer to, and the ongoing mediation training VMN provides




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Congratulations to Larry Gaughan!

Mediator of the Year, 2017.


 CMG Foundation - A Community Non-Profit Provider of Dispute Resolution Services and Training in Richmond, Virginia

Three Upcoming CME Classes in February


Get a jump start on your 2018 CME credits and build your mediation skills while you're at it!

We offer VMN members a special discount good for classes through 2018!  Use code:
CMGFVMN2018 (good through 2018)
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