KCCL Sponsored training


Friday, December 8, 2017 – 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

12th Floor Auditorium – 520 Pike Street, Seattle WA

3 CLE Credits  – Approval Pending


Arik Van Zandt on Special Issues in Business ValuationArik has consulted and testified in many domestic relations cases in recent years and will highlight the information needed by those performing the task of business valuation and how to explain the process to clients who lack the experience and sophistication of a businessperson.

Cheryl Hubbell on Recent Changes in Mortgage Qualification for Divorcing Spouses.  Cheryl has been a mortgage banker for many years and has counseled and assisted more than 250 divorcing couples navigate the process of mortgage qualification.  New rules and technology changes have vastly altered the landscape for divorcing parties and Cheryl will share these changes and their implications.

Gail Nunn on Information the QDRO Drafter Must Have From Divorce AttorneysGail has been a family law attorney for close to 30 years.  A major part of her practice is the drafting of QDROs  and she is continuously receiving requests to draft these orders with significant gaps in the information provided.  In this segment, Gail will guide participants in the process of filling those gaps.


Our updated Basic Mediation Training (BMT) schedule for the year is below! Learn the facilitative mediation model that will give you the foundation needed to handle conflicts between neighbors, employers-employees, merchants-consumers, landlords-tenants and interpersonal conflicts. See below for details!

Our last BMT of the year will be at Green River College’s Kent Campus on December 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 from 8:30am to 5:30pm. We are offering an especially discounted neighbor rate for those who reside or work in Auburn, Covington, Enumclaw, Kent, or Maple Valley, and for students and employees of Green River College. The December BMT early bird rate is available until November 3, 2017.

Basic Mediation Training is the first step toward becoming a DRC-certified mediator. The course meets the standards set by the Washington Mediation Association and Resolution Washington. Completion of the Basic Mediation Training qualifies you to apply for a volunteer telephone conciliator role at the DRC or to continue your professional training in our mentored mediation practicum program.

Successful completion of our 40-hour Basic Mediation Training qualifies participants to receive continuing education credits in a range of professions. For attorneys, 37.5 CLE credits (1.75 ethics and 35.75 law and legal procedure), for licensed social workers, mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists 37.5 CEU credits and for educators, 37.5 clock hours are available.


Mediation Trainings

Dispute Resolution Center of King County (various locations)

Volunteers of America (Everett and Mt. Vernon)

Pierce County Center for Dispute Resolution