Central Oklahoma Program

Tylnn Childress, Director
(405) 366-0640

Cleveland County Courthouse
201 South Jones Avenue
2nd Floor West
Norman, OK 73069


Cleveland County Commissioners


Cleveland & McClain

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Our mission is to provide free, expeditious, and effective dispute resolution services to central Oklahoma in Cleveland and McClain counties. Utilizing trained and certified volunteers, we strive to help people participate in settling their own conflicts to create a more peaceful community.

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Pre-Mediation Forms

Central Program News and Updates!

Congratulations to Dr. Claudette Wispe for being the Early Settlement – Central Program 2023 Volunteer of the Year!
Director Tylnn Childress is joined by volunteers David Grandsbery (left) and Wes Corwin (right) at the Family Mediation training!
NEW Volunteer Mediator! Jaxon Lamb receiving his basic civil mediation certification from Judge Childers.
NEW Volunteer Mediator! Barbara Gabrini being presented her Civil Mediation Certification by Judge Childers.
New Trainees!  The Early Settlement  Mediation – City of Norman and Central programs co-hosted a Basic Civil Mediation Training on September 28-29th at the City of Norman Council Chambers.  Community volunteers will mediate cases for  both programs.  If you are interested in becoming a volunteer mediator go to: adrs.oscn.net
NEW Family Mediator! Judge Childers presents Bill Wallace with his certification as a Volunteer Family and Divorce Mediator.

Volunteer Forms

Externship Opportunities

The Central Program offers externship opportunities for law students in Oklahoma.
An externship with Early Settlement Mediation allows the student to:
* train and become certified in Early Settlement Mediation
* participate in courtroom observation
*become familiar with local attorneys and judges
* gain invaluable professional skills

Please download the application, complete in full, and submit to early.settlement@oscn.net

Intake Forms

Mediation Forms

Mediation Information