Rule 4.  Qualifications of mediators.

      (A)  Each commissioner shall create and maintain a panel of mediators consisting of attorneys licensed to practice law in Nevada and a separate panel of non-attorney mediators.

      (B)  Mediators must have the equivalent of at least 10 years of civil experience as a practicing attorney or judge or must have the equivalent of at least 5 years’ experience as a mediator or must be a senior judge or justice.

      (C)  The panel of mediators shall be selected by a committee composed of the Chief Judge or the Chief Judge’s designee, the commissioner and a representative of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Committee of the State Bar of Nevada.

      (D)  Each mediator who desires to remain on the panel shall fulfill at least 3 hours of accredited continuing educational activity in mediation annually and provide proof thereof to the commissioner. Failure to do so may constitute grounds for temporary suspension or removal from the panel.

      [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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