Rule 11.  Confidentiality; immunity of mediators.

      (A)  Each party involved in a mediation proceeding pursuant to these rules has a privilege to refuse to disclose, and to prevent any person present at the proceeding from disclosing, communications made during the proceeding. All oral or written communications in a mediation proceeding, other than an executed settlement agreement, shall be confidential and inadmissible as evidence in any subsequent legal proceeding, unless all parties agree otherwise.

      (B)  Mediators in the program shall be afforded the statutory immunity provided by NRS 48.109 and also shall be afforded the same statutory immunity as arbitrators pursuant to NRS 38.229 and 38.253.

      [Added; effective March 1, 2005.]

About the Author

Jay Young is a Las Vegas, Nevada attorney. His practice focuses on acting as an Arbitrator and Mediator.

Mr. Young can be reached at 702.667.4868 or at


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