Oregon Mediation Center, Inc.

James C. Melamed, J.D.

  • Jim Melamed founded The Oregon Mediation Center in 1983.  Jim has been mediating ever since.
  • Jim is CEO of Mediate.com (1996-present) and teaches Mediation and Online Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine School of Law as well as through the Oregon Mediation Center.
  • Jim is former Executive Director of the Academy of Family Mediators and former Chair of the Oregon Dispute Resolution Commission.  Jim was founding President and Executive Director of the Oregon Mediation Association.
  • Jim is recipient of the Association for Conflict Resolution’s (ACR) 2007 John Haynes Distinguished Mediator Award, the the Oregon State Bar DR Section’s 2006 Sid Lezak Award of Excellence and the 2003 Oregon Mediation Association’s Award of Excellence.
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Address: PO Box 51119, Eugene, OR 97405, USA;
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About Jim Melamed: Jim Melamed co-founded Resourceful Internet Solutions (RIS) and Mediate.com in 1996.

Before this, Jim founded The Mediation Center in Eugene, Oregon in 1983 and served as Executive Director of the national Academy of Family Mediators from 1987 to 1993.

Jim is past-Chair of the Oregon Dispute Resolution Commission and a member of the Oregon State Bar. Jim teaches Mediation at the Pepperdine University School of Law’s Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution.

Jim was the first President and Executive Director of the Oregon Mediation Association (1985) and received the OMA’s 2003 Award for Excellence.

Jim Received the Oregon State Bar Dispute Resolution Section’s 2006 Sidney Lezak Award of Excellence and the 2007 John Haynes Distinguished Mediator Award from the Association for Conflict Resolution.

Jim’s undergraduate degree is in in psychology, with honors, from Stanford University and his law degree is from the University of Oregon.

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