Small Claims Mediation Conferences

Mediation is a conflict resolution process in which a trained neutral mediator facilitates communication between the parties in order to assist them in reaching a mutually acceptable resolution of all or part of their dispute. Mediation is confidential and voluntary.

If you agree to participate in mediation, please read the information below on how to participate.

NOTE: Please be advised that you may not use the links below unless otherwise directed to on the date of your scheduled hearing.

How to Appear for Your Mediation Conference

To Appear In-Person:
If you are appearing in person for your trial and all parties to your case agree to try and resolve the case through mediation, the judicial officer will direct the parties to report to the Mediation Conference room. Please report to room 251 on the 2nd floor of the Hall of Justice.

To Appear Remotely:
If you are appearing virtually for your trial and all parties to your case agree to try and resolve the case through mediation, the judicial officer will direct you to report to a Mediation Conference. You can attend the Mediation Conference by video or audio conference using the free Microsoft Teams Application. The courtroom staff will inform you as to which Mediation Conference room you are assigned.

The links to the Mediation Conference rooms are below:

Small Claims Mediation Conference Rooms - Teams Links and Conference Phone Numbers

Location Mediation Room MS Teams Link MS Teams Conference Number
CENTRAL
Hall of Justice
Room 251
Room 1 Small Claims Mediation Conference Room 1 +1 619-614-4567 United States, San Diego (Toll)
Conference ID: 525 602 678#
CENTRAL
Hall of Justice
Room 251
Room 2 Small Claims Mediation Conference Room 2 +1 619-614-4567 United States, San Diego (Toll)
Conference ID: 474 146 542#

IMPORTANT: Please be advised that the MS Teams Links may change. Please check and refer to this page on the date of your hearing to ensure that you are using the most current department conference link or telephone conference ID number. 

For more information regarding mediation, please refer to our Small Claims Mediation Frequently Asked Questions.

Disclaimer: All mediators are volunteers or employees of National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC), which is an independent provider of mediation services. Neither NCRC nor any of its volunteers or staff are court employees nor evaluated, monitored or supervised by the court. The court is not responsible or liable in any way for any acts, omissions, or services of NCRC or any of its volunteers or employees, or for any other action taken based on information provided by NCRC or its volunteers or employees.