Welcome to the West Virginia Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators

Formed in 2015, WVAMA is the West Virginia Chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, the foremost professional association for experienced mediators and arbitrators practicing in the field of civil & commercial conflict resolution. All West Virginia Academy members are distinguished by their commitment to excellence in the field of dispute resolution, and are among the most in-demand ADR practitioners in the state.

Membership is by invitation only - based on peer nominations and due diligence research with local litigators, under the guidance of our state committee. Once identified, nominees are thoroughly vetted to ensure they meet practice requirements.

Our website allows legal staff to expedite the scheduling of appointments - most Academy members post their Available Dates Calendars online, allowing more than 8000 law firms to expedite scheduling of over 100,000 cases, each year.

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Join the more than 1100 legal staff across West Virginia that have used our free service to save time scheduling.

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All Academy Members have an in-depth ADR biography, allowing you to decide if they’re right for your particular case.

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Check Available Dates Calendars online then simply click your preferred date to reserve that day directly with his/her staff.

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Covid-19 news
Video Conferencing now offered by majority of members

As in-person mediators and arbitrations have now become a public health risk, NADN has quickly taken measures to ensure that members of the Academy are now able to serve firms with online mediation sessions, using the latest video conferencing platforms.