Mediator Application for New Orleans Family Court Mediation Program

Interested in Becoming a Family Mediator in Orleans Parish? The Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans has created a new family mediation program for disputes pertaining to custody and visitation disputes. Under the program, contested custody and visitation disputes will be ordered to qualified family mediators who are listed on the court referred list. All contested custody and visitation cases are eligible for mediation except for certain cases that are not appropriate for mediation such as cases where there are allegations of domestic violence. For more information about the program, contact Mark Myers at 504-564-7014 or or Stacey Williams Marcel at 504-581-9322 or

To print the application for the Family Mediation Program in the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, click on the link –  CDC Mediator Application. Upon completion of the application, please mail it to Mark A. Myers, Interim Program Administrator, CDC Family Court Pilot Mediation Program, 1100 Poydras Street, Suite 2900, New Orleans, LA  70163.

All the forms for the Family Mediation Program can be found here – CDC Program Forms  Also, the entire training manual for the program can be found here – CDC FINAL MEDIATION MANUAL.