Washington Arbitration & Mediation Service

COVID-19 ALERT (Updated 10/01/2020):

WAMS continues to offer mediations, arbitrations and related ADR services in accordance with the evolving guidelines and directives from federal, state and county public health agencies in response to COVID-19.  

Our dedicated staff remain available to assist you with acceptable video and telephone conference options that work for your case. Since March, we have experienced great success with remote participation. In certain circumstances, in-person arrangements may also be available. To discuss all options, please contact us by email or phone. 

We remain deeply grateful for your continued understanding, partnership and cooperation as we adapt and develop new opportunities for coming together and resolving disputes.

Thank you! 


Washington Arbitration & Mediation Service is a leader in the field of professional conflict resolution offering innovative, cost-effective methods to settle disputes throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Founded in 1981, WAMS is part of the United States Arbitration & Mediation network of dispute resolution providers. WAMS and its affiliated panel members are recognized for their creative, successful approaches to conflict resolution and outstanding client service.

In Washington, the mediators and arbitrators who are affiliated with WAMS work in conjunction with the attorneys and legal support professionals at WAMS whose professionalism and administrative capabilities are unparalleled in the ADR community.

WAMS can accommodate numerous hearings occurring simultaneously, including multi-party cases, with our twelve conference rooms in Seattle and seven rooms in Tacoma.