Membership Benefits

NJAPM is the largest statewide mediation organization, and the only one in New Jersey with a structured accreditation process. We are the voice for professional mediators in New Jersey. NJAPM membership and accreditation can significantly enhance your marketability as a mediator. Benefits of NJAPM membership include:

  • Networking and marketing opportunities with attorneys, mediators, financial professionals, and other providers
  • Educational programs, conferences and meetings that qualify for continuing education credits
  • Mediation promotion and referral programs that can augment your practice development efforts
  • Opportunity to attain Accredited Professional Mediator (APM) status
  • Membership in NJAPM is your entrée into the New Jersey mediation community, and signifies your participation in the field of dispute resolution in New Jersey.
  • Access to other members for professional advice via several different listserv
  • Representation and liaison for mediation issues with the NJ Legislature, NJ Courts, NJ Bar Association, Universities and more
  • Discounts to conferences and training sessions, include some offered by NJICLE
  • Access to professional liability insurance

Your clients benefit from your NJAPM Membership by:

  • Membership in NJAPM tells clients you have a commitment to mediation.
  • Clients benefit from a multidisciplinary network of professionals you can refer to, and the ongoing mediation training NJAPM provides.
  • Clients and the mediator also have assurance that if they have a conflict, and the mediator is a member of NJAPM, the NJAPM
  • Ethics Review Board (MERB) can provide assistance in addressing their situation in a professional and fair manner, with no cost to either party.

Membership Details

NJAPM General Membership is open to all interested parties. Anyone interested in the mediation profession may join NJAPM. Applicants for general membership must complete an application. Payment may be made online by credit card/Paypal or check mailed to our office. If you have not received a membership information package from NJAPM within 3 weeks, please contact us.

Student membership is open to full-time students. Those applying for student membership must send NJAPM a photocopy of their student ID.

Annual Membership Fees (2019- 2020):

General Members: $125
Student Members: $25

Our membership year is the same for all members and runs from October 1 through September 30. New general members who join in the middle of a year are prorated as per the below schedule. Student membership fees are not prorated.

General Member joining in:

October, November and December $125
January, February and March $95
April, May and June $65
July, August and September $125 and your membership is paid for the following membership year