An innovative model of dispute resolution achieving newfound success as a key alternative to expensive litigation. Benefits of mediation include greater control over outcomes, for those involved in the dispute, a faster resolution, and a less expensive process.


  • Kathleen Andersen has recently relocated to Montana from Washington. She has been a Washington State Mediator since 2016 in personal and criminal law. She has been a journalist and investigative repor...


  • Our president, LaDawn Whiteside, recently interviewed Hilary Oitzinger Betson for a board position with MtMA. Follow the link below and use the following password to access. Password c^24k#+M https://...

  • Upcoming MtMA Board Election MtMA will hold our annual membership meeting with board election electronically on May 20, 2021. We invite the membership to nominate members for board positions...

  • The MtMA regularly sends out information about mediation-related training through this newsletter, our website and our Facebook page. We are also working on arranging trainings to help members satisfy...

  • Hello Everyone, LaDawn Whiteside, President of the MtMA had a wonderful time speaking with the Great Falls Property Managers’ Meeting in Great Falls, Montana last night! There is always so much ...


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Montana Mediation Association (MtMA) was established in 1998 to promote and facilitate mediation as a viable alternative to litigation. Founded upon principles of education, networking, best practices, and professional ethics, MtMA helps shape policy and legislation while promoting the value and relevance of mediation throughout Montana…read more.


Montana Mediation Association’s Certified Mediator designation (CM) is an acknowledged mark of expertise and professionalism. MtMA confers the highly esteemed CM designation only upon the successful completion of an extensive mediation curriculum and substantial experiential requirements.

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