Mediator's Corner - Small Claims Court Details


Small claims court cases are held in the first floor courtrooms.

To Observe

Please email Jefferson County Mediation Services (JCMS) office expressing your interest in becoming a Small Claims court volunteer mediator. You need to observe several times before you mediate cases on your own. 

Please let Jefferson County Mediation Services office know what dates work for you. You will be added to the calendar and sent an email for confirmation.

To Mediate

Email JCMS on or after the 15th of the month to sign up for the next month’s Small Claims calendar. Let us know all dates you are available (i.e., December 3, 4, 8, 9, 17 and 20). We will put you on the calendar and confirm your scheduled dates by email.


Remember that this is a commitment - do not sign up if you are not sure you can do it.

If you are unsure of your schedule, let us know that you would like to be on the substitute list for cancellations. We will email or call you - usually on short notice - when there is an opening. Since it will be short notice, we understand completely if you are not available.