Basic Mediation Training: Have you taken a basic mediation course? A basic mediation training is required for membership in AAM. If it is not on the preapproved training list, Approved Mediation Trainingsyou may request that yourBasicMediation Training be reviewed by the Training Committee by contacting AAM email@example.com. You may be asked to submit the course syllabus, outline and/or faculty bio information. You should also review the membership requirements at Qualifications for Membership.pdf
References: Three satisfactory references from attorney colleagues are required for consideration of membership on AAM's form. New Applicant Reference Questionnaire.pdf Please send this form to three attorney colleagues and ask that they be returned directly to AAM.
Dues and Insurance Coverage: Annual membership dues are $250.00, for the calendar year term, which includes the group mediation/arbitration liability policy. Dues may be paid online with a credit card or you may mail a check. The coverage limits for this group policy for thecalendar year are $500,000/$2,000,000 aggregate with a $500 deductible per claim. Insurance coverage information is provided to members upon approval of the application and is available on the Members-Only section of the website. (Insurance coverage is NOT provided to Two Year Associate Members until they attain the Five Year Associate Membership level.)
Prorated at Half Year: After July 1, the dues for new members are prorated to one-half the annual amount, being $125.00. The prorated amount covers membership dues for the remainder of the existing calendar year (ending December 31 of each year). All memberships renew on January 1 of each year.
Local Chapter:You must be a member at the national level before you are able to join at the local chapter level. If your chapter charges annual dues, you may opt to pay those with your national dues by selecting that option on the application form. Click on the Chapters tab if you wish to contact the President of the local chapter.
MEMBERSHIP APPROVAL: Your membership is not approved and activated until you receive notification from the AAM National Office that all requirements have been met for membership. Your website profile will become public at the time your membership is approved.