me·di·a·tor /'mē-dē-ˌā-tər/ n: one that works to effect reconciliation, settlement, or compromise between parties at variance compare arbitrator

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

index adjuster, advocate (counselor), arbiter, broker, conduit (intermediary), go-between, interagent, intermediary, liaison, medium, referee, spokesman, umpire

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

A person who conducts mediations, a form of dispute resolution in which the mediator acts as a neutral third party and works with parties in dispute to try to reach a resolution. (See also: mediation)
Category: Divorce & Family Law → Divorce, Child Support & Custody

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

   a person who conducts mediation. A mediator is usually a lawyer or retired judge but can be a non-attorney specialist in the subject matter (like child custody) who tries to bring people and their disputes to early resolution through a conference. The mediator is an active participant in the discussions and attempts to work out a solution, unlike an arbitrator, who sits as a judge.
   See also: arbitration, arbitrator, mediation

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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