Required Basic Arbitrator Training

After FINRA approves an arbitrator candidate's application, the individual must complete the comprehensive Basic Arbitrator Training Program to become eligible to serve on arbitration cases. The Basic Arbitrator Training Program covers each stage of the arbitration process and reviews the procedures that arbitrators must follow to successfully complete an arbitration case. The Program consists of three parts and must be completed within 120 days:

  1. Basic Arbitrator Training (Part I – 8 hours)
  2. Expungement Training (Part II – 1.5 hours)
  3. Live Video (conducted via WebEx and teleconference) OR Onsite Classroom Training Session at one of our regional offices (Part III – 4 hours) 

Arbitrator candidates who are approved to join the roster, and who successfully pass the Basic Arbitrator Training Program become eligible to serve on a case.

In certain states, continuing legal education (CLE) credit may be available for some of our courses. Please review the CLE chart to determine whether accreditation has been obtained in your area. Questions regarding CLE should be directed to your state bar association.