Dates Set for Fall 2017

  • Certified Mediator by the Iowa Association of Mediators

  • Advanced Practitioner Nationally qualified by the Association for Conflict Resolution

  • Nationally approved Mediation Trainer by the Association for Conflict Resolution

  • Member of International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

  • Member of the Collaborative Lawyers of Eastern Iowa


Christine L. Crilley is a nationally approved mediation trainer and mediator in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area. Her law office and mediation center is located in Hiawatha, Iowa.  Ms. Crilley is also a general practice attorney with over thirty years of experience.   


As an Advanced Practitioner member of the Association for Conflict Resolution as well as a Linn County Family Law Roster Mediator, Christine mediates in a variety of different areas of the law and disputes, including but not limited to family law, real estate, construction disputes, probate disputes, organization conflicts (workplace, office, school, churches) business agreement disputes, and civil litigation.


Ms. Crilley’s mediation training received national approval in 2011 from the Association of Conflict Resolution (ACR).  She received her mediation training in 1999 from the Iowa Peace Institute; earned her J.D. degree, with honors, from the University of Iowa in 1983 and her B.A. degree from the University of Northern Iowa in 1979.


Also in 2011, Christine became a member of the Academy of International Collaborative Professionals as well as a member of the Collaborative Lawyers of Eastern Iowa.


Christine has sat on numerous Boards including the Iowa Mediation Services of Eastern Iowa and is Chair of the Linn County Fee Arbitration Committee.  Ms. Crilley previously served on the Board of Directors for the Iowa Association of Mediators (IAM); she is a current or past member of various mediation / dispute resolution organizations . She is a member of the Linn County Bar Association, Iowa State Bar Association and former Contract Mediator for the City of Cedar Rapids.


Ms. Crilley speaks to and trains various organizations on a variety of law and dispute resolution related topics and in the Fall of 2009 began presenting seminars and mediation training at her Mediation and Law Center in Hiawatha, Iowa. She has mediated over 1,500 cases since she began mediating in 1999.  In addition to being a mediation trainer, mediator and attorney, Ms. Crilley is also a former adjunct professor at Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where she taught a general course in dispute resolution. Christine is also a Christian Conciliation Mediator and a Large Group Facilitator.

You can visit Christine's blog "There Has To Be A Better Way" by clicking on the following link:   Crilley Law Mediation Blog

 40-Hour Family Law

September 11 - 15, 2017
Attorneys: 2.0 Ethics and 40 CLE credits (pending)

Crilley Mediation Services & Mediation Training  -  320 Miller Road, Hiawatha, IA  -  Phone: 319.363.5606

For more information on these special seminars, click on the Training & Seminars link at the top of this page.


• Basic & Advanced Mediation Training
• Mediation Training for Employers & Supervisors
• Collaborative Law Training for Mediators, Lawyers,  
  CPAs, Financial Planners and Child Advocates

and Collaborative Law Training

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Mediation Training

Advanced Mediation Training

September 7 - 8, 2017
Attorneys: 1.5 Ethics and 14 CLE credits (pending)

ACR Nationally Approved

Basic 40-Hour Mediation Training

Christine is an Advanced Practitioner member of the Association of Conflict Resolution and is a Nationally Approved Mediation Trainer as well.

Collaborative Law Training

Christine is a member of the Academy of International Collaborative Professionals as well as a member of the Collaborative Lawyers of Eastern Iowa.

crilley mediation services collaborative training
crilley mediation services mediation training

Christine L. Crilley is a nationally approved mediation trainer and mediator serving the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area and surrounding communities.  She has presented numerous seminars/ training and development events in the legal and dispute resolution fields. Ms. Crilley is also a general practice attorney with over thirty years of experience.

Mediator, Mediation Trainer & Attorney at Law

Christine L. Crilley, JD

Coaching Emotional Positivity During Mediation

August 25, 2017
Attorneys: CLE credit will be applied for.

Self Determination In Mediation:
Does It Really Exist?

September 28, 2017
Attorneys: CLE credit will be applied for.