Central Program

Tylnn Childress, Director
(405) 366-0640

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

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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!

Director Tylnn Childress is joined by volunteers David Grandsbery (left) and Wes Corwin (right) at the Family Mediation training!
Jaxon Lamb receiving his civil mediation certification from Judge Childers.
Barbara Gabrini being presented her Civil Mediation Certification by Judge Childers.
Claudette Wispe, Tylnn Childress, and Florian Giza at the FY2023 Volunteer Conference
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
Previous program Director Marissa Fairbanks with Volunteers of the Year Gail Ahern, Bill Wallace, and Judi Knapp at the 2022 Volunteer Conference!
Judge Childers presents Bill Wallace with his certification as a Family and Divorce Mediator!
Jaxie Johnston (Program Director – South Central) and Marissa Fairbanks (Program Director – Central) give a presentation at the 2022 Volunteer Conference. The conference was a wonderful day of learning and networking!

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