Louisiana Civil, Commercial and Employment Mediation Training

Louisiana Civil, Commercial and Employment Mediation Training will help you learn new mediation skills in order to establish a mediation practice or add to your existing skills in working more effectively to resolve various types of lawsuits.

This comprehensive 40 Hour course satisfies Louisiana’s training requirement under La. R.S. 9:4106 necessary for placement on the approved registry of civil mediators (other statutory requirements apply). This course is approved for 40 Hours MCLE credit (including 1.5 hrs of ethics and 1.0 hr of professionalism) by the Louisiana State Bar Association MCLE committee.

This course combines lectures, discussion groups, case studies, role-plays, and demonstrations to explain and provide necessary skills for successful mediations. The training emphasizes personal injury litigation, commercial issues, business partnerships, employment, and workplace discrimination issues. Students completing this course will receive a certificate suitable for framing.

Since 1992, The Mediation Institute’s experienced trainers have conducted over 200 courses attended by thousands of professionals. Graduates include judges and attorneys, mental health and human resource professionals, as well as educators, students, and administrators.

Louisiana Civil, Commercial and Employment Mediation Training will encompass:

  • Understanding the dynamics of conflict
  • Impact of conflict on human interaction and relationships
  • Mediator skills and interventions
  • Contexts for using the mediation process
  • Ethics/Professional Responsibility
  • Strategic marketing for a commercially successful mediation business


2018 Course Schedule
April 18-21, 2018 – Baton Rouge, LA
May 2-5, 2018 – New Orleans, LA



Louisiana 40 Hour Civil, Commercial and Employment Mediation Training – $1075.00


Available Course Discounts include: $100.00 early registration discount for registrations received 30 days or earlier, $100.00 discount for signing up for both courses, and group discounts for three or more persons.

Tuition Payment and Refund/Cancellation Policy

Payment Policy: Payment in full is required to reserve your place. If you wish to qualify for the Early Registration discount, where available, we must receive full payment by the deadline. Confirmation details for all courses are sent upon receipt of full payment.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Written cancellations received at least two weeks before the start of training will be refunded, less a $150 administrative fee. Cancellations after this cut off will receive no refunds. Substitutions may be designated with notification to our office at no charge. In addition, all cancellations, may transfer their registration to another training offered within a calendar year at no additional cost. Request for rescheduling must be received within 30 days following original registered course date.

The Mediation Institute further reserves the right to cancel a course if sufficient enrollment is not met, and cannot be held responsible for expenses related to travel and/or reservations for overnight accommodations. In the event of the cancellation of a course, the Mediation Institute will refund registration fees pertaining to that course or apply those fees to a future course.