Join The Elite Team of SoCal Mediators!

We are a teaching and learning organization, where you will teach and learn to excel as a mediator.


Our Training is 80 Hours.

Training Dates (all mandatory) at USC Law School, 9:30am to 4:30pm, will be announced.

We are looking for a two year commitment, minimum of one day (8:15 to 4:45) every other week, but 

you will get better faster if you can commit to one day per week.

Standing on the shoulders of giants, Southern California Family Mediation is the leading edge of modern mediation.

We prove that every day, not just by achieving and maintaining a 95% Agreement Rate in the harshest, and California Superior Court-connected, conflict environment possible, but also by modeling what it means to be Elite Peacemakers.  

Much of what you learn and teach here, about mediating through impasse at every turn, is universally applicable and scalable throughout society and the World.



1. Hold an appropriate Master’s degree or a Juris Doctorate; and

2. Have 2 to 3 years of mediation experience; and

a. Note: On a case by case basis, experience may be substituted for education, or education for experience.

3. Pass a Superior Court Security Clearance; and 

4. Complete 80 Hours of Advanced Dependency Mediation Training; and 

a. Including:

i. Five classroom days, and

ii. Multiple Mediation Observations, and

iii. Courtroom Observation Hours, and

iv. Multiple Supervised Co-Mediations

5. Be willing to make a 2-year commitment; and 

6. Successfully Interview with the team, 

(based on qualifications, quality of character,  mindset, and uniqueness of personhood); and

7. Complete a 6 to 12 month internship period (24 mediations). 

If you are driven to become a great...elite peacemaker, 

SCFM may be the team for you.

2017 Annual Training at USC Law School


As individuals, our expectation is that you will progress from a great or good mediator to an exceptional mediator.  


SoCal Family Mediation is a friendly, family-style team.  

We create and share cutting edge mediation tools & techniques. 

And we spend some time just getting to know & understand each other better.

Ongoing Education


It all begins with your 'Growth Mindset' and desire to be a legendary Peacemaker.


Team Appreciation   *   Awards   *   Bar-B-Q   *   Retreats

Good Times  !!!


Child Dependency Mediation Training is Free for our volunteers, because you're so awesome!!!

You will be required to pass a free, basic Superior Court Security Clearance.

Please, begin by emailing your resume to: 

If you have questions, you can call us directly at 1+818-575-6900 (no text on this line).