MCWP Board Meetings

The MCWP Board generally meets on the 3rd Monday of every other month. Board meetings will be held in person at The Conflict Lab as well as on Zoom at 5:00 pm. The remaining meeting dates this year are:

  • July 18 
  • September 19 (Annual Meeting)
  • November 21


The Mediation Council of Western Pennsylvania hosts bimonthly roundtables on a variety of interesting mediation topics. Roundtables generally take place from 5:45-6:45 pm at the Leech Tishman offices located at 525 William Penn Place, 29th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. During the COVID-19 pandemic, roundtables have temporarily moved to Zoom.

Roundtables are free to members and $20 for non-members, and generally provide attendees with 1 CLE credit. Online roundtables do not offer CLE credit. 

For more information about our Roundtable series, please contact us at

Upcoming Roundtables

June 20
Mike Feeney
“Allegheny County ADR Task Force”

June 20
David Talbot, current Ombudsperson of the World Bank
“What it means to be an Ombudsperson, and how it works in the world of conflict resolution”

Family Roundtables

The Family Mediation Forum generally meets the first Thursday of every other month at the Children’s Institute in Squirrel Hill, Room 218, 1405 Shady Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, from September-June. Meetings are from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm in Room 218​

Please check back for notices on upcoming meetings.
Any questions, please contact Susan Tanzer at: (412) 708-9907.

Conflict Resolution Day

The MCWP Conflict Resolution Day Award is presented annually in October to recognize a member of the Western Pennsylvania community for their outstanding contributions to the field of mediation. 

Conflict Resolution Day 2022 is on Thursday, October 20th (registration at 4:30; presentation and Q&A from 5:00-6:15pm) in person at Leech Tishman’s offices. Taya R. Cohen, PhD and Robert A. Creo, Esq., will present on “Honesty among lawyers: Moral character, game framing, and honest disclosures in negotiations.” A reception will follow the presentation, at which we will honor Selina Shultz as this year’s MCWP CRD awardee.