Northern Oklahoma Program

Jay Irby, Director
(405) 533-6878
Facsimile: (405) 372-3230

Payne County Courthouse
606 South Husband, 1st Floor
Stillwater, OK 74074


Payne County Clerk


Kay, Lincoln, Logan, Noble, Pawnee, & Payne

Our mission is to provide quality mediation services to Northern Oklahoma in an efficient and timely manner. Our program utilizes a team of dedicated, passionate, well trained volunteers to help those in conflict in our community.

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North Program News and Updates!

Director Jay Irby (right) and Dispute Resolution Advisory Board Chair Ted Roberts (left) celebrate volunteer Phillip Jeck (center) becoming a certified Civil Mediator!
Director of the Administrative Office of The Courts Jari Askins joins Director Jay Irby, along with volunteer Phillip, at the Family Training (located at University of Oklahoma College of Law in Norman, Oklahoma).
Volunteers attend a docket to assist with the judges with mediation.

Award Presentation! North Program Director, Jay Irby, received the Early Settlement Directors’ Association Past-President Award from the New Association President, Sarah Head, at the November monthly Directors’ meeting in Oklahoma City.

Welcome to our new Civil Mediators in Training! 
Volunteer Recognition! George Schwenk received the Early Settlement Mediation North Program Volunteer of the Year Award from Program Director Jay Irby and Advisory Board Chairman Ted Roberts.
Mediator Certification! Jim Motes and Elizabeth Webb received their Family Mediation Certifications from District Judge Phillip Corley last month.  After completing the 4 day training in August, these volunteers have contributed more than 25 hours in Family/Divorce mediations in our program area.  Congratulations on this achievement, Jim and Betsy! 

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with Early Settlement, please complete the Volunteer Interest Form on this webpage and forward it to our attention.
Certified Mediator! ES North Volunteer Jerry Ball (left) debriefs with Dr. Jim Motes, who is completing his certification as a Family Mediator, in our program office on the ground floor of the Payne County Courthouse is Stillwater.  Dr. Motes has been volunteering in Small Claims dockets in Payne and Logan counties, and completed Family Mediation training this last August.  The upshot of their debriefing? – Great minds think alike!

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