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If you are currently involved in foreclosure mediation, or would like to expand your practice to include this important new area, Foreclosure Mediation training through the VBA is required. The initial program was presented in June 2010 and is available to view at the Vermont Bar Association conference room. Please allow 2 days to complete this initial training session. The cost is $145. Please contact our office at 802-223-2020, or email tbaldwin@vtbar.org to reserve the conference room. Credits: 12.5 General MCLE Credits. Materials will be provided at the time of viewing.

 Completion of this 12.5 hour program is the Prerequisite for the advanced Foreclosure Mediation Update, Part 1 and Part 2:

The Foreclosure Mediation Update, Part 1 was originally presented in June 2012 and provides advanced training for those who have already completed basic foreclosure mediation training mentioned above, either by attending the live program on June 7 & 8, 2010, attending the videotape replay of that training in Rutland on Nov. 22 & 23rd 2010, or viewing the video replay at the VBA office. This advanced program provides an update on HAMP and a review of H. 600. It also provides insights “from the bench,” and a review of best practices for mediators. Please contact our office at 802-223-2020, or email tbaldwin@vtbar.org to reserve the conference room to view this important update. There is no fee for this update. Credits: 5.5 General MCLE Credits. Materials are available HERE.

Foreclosure Mediation Update, Part 2 was originally presented in October 2013 and provides further training for those who have already completed both the basic foreclosure mediation training, and the Foreclosure Mediation Update, Part 1, both mentioned above. Please contact our office at 802-223-2020, or email tbaldwin@vtbar.org to reserve the conference room to view this update. The cost of this program is $95. Credits: 6.0 General MCLE Credits. An application form will be emailed to you when you have secured our conference room for this update. The application form will serve as registration for the program update, as well as the application to serve as a trained foreclosure mediator, which includes an annual foreclosure mediator registration fee of $100. Materials will be provided through Dropbox.

In order to be on the list of foreclosure mediators, you must complete each of the three training sessions mentioned above and pay the annual foreclosure mediator registration fee to the VBA of $100.