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Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee Vacancies

Important News for Certified Mediators By: Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee Vacancies The Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee (MEAC) is a nine-member committee that issues written advisory ethics opinions for mediators subject to the Florida Rules for Certified and Court-Appointed Mediators.  See rule 10.910. The MEAC is accepting applications for a vacancy for a certified mediator from the Central … Continue reading Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee Vacancies

Important News for Certified Mediators

Important News for Certified Mediators By: Deborah Beylus Dear Certified Mediators, On April 8, 2020, the Florida Supreme Court announced that it is cancelling all of the Court’s educational programs through September 30, 2020, including the Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) Annual Conference for Mediators in August.  While we regret that we will be unable to … Continue reading Important News for Certified Mediators

Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) created two OSCA spotlight videos

Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) created two OSCA spotlight videos By: Kimberly Kosch Dear Colleagues, Exciting news! The Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) has created two OSCA spotlight videos that provide information on court-connected mediation, specifically An Overview of Florida Mediation and How to Become a Certified County Court Mediator. The videos are three minutes each and … Continue reading Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) created two OSCA spotlight videos

A House Divided: Splitting the Marital Residence in Divorce Mediation

A House Divided: Splitting the Marital Residence in Divorce Mediation By Deborah R. Beylus The “Marital residence” is a term used in divorce law to refer to the property where the couple resided together before the breakdown of the marriage. Since the marital residence is often the most valuable asset and a mortgage is often … Continue reading A House Divided: Splitting the Marital Residence in Divorce Mediation

2019 Dispute Resolution Center Conference

2019 Dispute Resolution Center Conference August 15-17, 2019 JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes Conference In 10 Days, Register Today! Conference Fees $250 Registration Rate by Thursday, August 14th$275 Registration Rate On Site View the Conference Website Agenda & Workshops • Speakers • Fees • Collaborators Continuing Education InformationContinuing Mediator Education (CME)Up to 12.6 CME hours including 1.5 mediator ethics and 1.5 … Continue reading 2019 Dispute Resolution Center Conference

Cultural Diversity: How Cultures within Cultures May Interpret Time Differently

Cultural Diversity: How Cultures within Cultures May Interpret Time Differently By Dr. Isis C. Clemente, M.A + J.D As I’ve mentioned before, I immigrated to New York at the age of 9. Having grown into an adult in a New York Culture sayings such as: Group A • “ Don’t Leave for Tomorrow What You … Continue reading Cultural Diversity: How Cultures within Cultures May Interpret Time Differently

CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Deciphering How to Deal with It

Isis Clemente, MA, JD, is the founder and president of Orientation and Mediation Services, Inc., which offers mediation, arbitration, coaching and group training and helps clients see their options. She may be reached at ic@orientationandmediation.com and (954) 683 3800. CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Deciphering How to Deal with It By Isis Clemente ( known to her students … Continue reading CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Deciphering How to Deal with It

The Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, Inc. Earns 2018 Constant Contact Solution Provider All Star Award

Recognized for achievements using online marketing tools to drive success The Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, Inc. — [March 14, 2019] – The Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, Inc., the largest professional association for mediation and conflict resolution in Florida, has been named a 2018 Solution Provider All Star Award winner by Constant Contact, an … Continue reading The Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, Inc. Earns 2018 Constant Contact Solution Provider All Star Award