Jefferson County Mediation Services (JCMS) has handled more than 16,300 cases as of December 31, 2011. Our highly motivated mediators all come to JCMS trained in mediation and have varied professional backgrounds, including communication, education, environmental sciences, health, human resources, law, counseling and business. Every two years, JCMS completes a program report that outlines how our work provides benefits and cost savings to the citizens of Jefferson County. Read our 2010-2011 Program Report.
“The mediator helped us find solutions we hadn’t thought of.”“Your staff was very concerned, very pleasant and professional.”“It was outstanding. This is a great service.”“To my pleasant surprise, I found out your department was no rubber-stamp or facade agency.”“It helped get old issues off my back.”“Mediation provided a more convenient option than going through court proceedings – saved taxpayers and parties involved time and money.”“It was above my expectations.”“I was wrong to assume that there was no solution…there is a solution, and that is communication.”“It was a good experience. I’m glad I participated.”“This is cool! The efficiency and effectiveness were amazing.”“Thank goodness we had this or we’d still be fighting over everything!”
JCMS saves county resources in three key ways:
From 2006 - 2011, seven county agencies and municipalities, plus county court, saved a minimum of $652,556.
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