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Comparing Mediation Websites

by Jim Melamed

May 2019

Jim Melamed
According to new data from, as of May 22 2019, is most visited and most linked mediation website. In business since 1996, has over 6 million annual site visitors and serves as a bridge between professionals offering dispute resolution services and people needing those services. Compared to AAA and JAMS (5/22/19 from is the most visited dispute resolution website in the world is the most linked mediation website!
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Sites Linking In is the most visited mediation directory website: (5/22/19 from is also a Top 10 Lawyer Directory according to!

No other ADR Directory is listed in the top 100 lawyer directories! Membership information is available at

Jim Melamed co-founded in 1996 and has served as CEO of ever since. 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; and The APFM's first APFM Outstanding Mediator Award (2018).

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