The North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission certifies mediators in several court related programs and regulates their conduct. The Commission also certifies mediator training programs and monitors the activities of trainers who have been approved.
The Dispute Resolution Section of the North Carolina Bar Association is open to both lawyers and non-lawyers interested in mediation and dispute resolution in various contexts, including court-related programs.

Carolina Dispute Settlement Services
is a not-for-profit provider of dispute resolution services, dispute resolution systems design, and training.

The Mediation Network of North Carolina represents 23 community mediation centers in North Carolina and is dedicated to fostering the growth and development of community-based mediation programs.

The Association for Conflict Resolution is a national professional organization for people in dispute resolution.