Mediation is a voluntary, collaborative process in which one or more impartial mediators facilitate the communication between disputing parties in order to resolve the conflict.

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Meetings! We can’t do our work without them yet most are unproductive and frustrating. Do you meet your meeting goals or does the conversation veer off track? Do you have difficulty managing different views and interests? What about meetings where people come from different organizations … Facilitation can help!

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Are you a private or public organization looking for in-house training? This valuable training incorporates basic conflict resolution skills, theory, and strategies with customized exercises and content developed in collaboration with you to meet your specific.

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Who recommends mediation?
of our clients
Are mediators impartial?
of clients think so
Cases resolved before trial
in District & Small Claims Court

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Resolution Newsletter Fall 2020

January 24, 2021

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October 6, 2020

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Resolution Newsletter Winter 2019

December 17, 2019

Thanks to Congressman Denny Heck for praising CDR’s work, noting, “Too often, we’re talking at each other, talking past each…

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Resolution Newsletter Summer 2019

September 13, 2019

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Tacoma, WA 98402

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