Deborah Beylus, a distinguished South Florida Certified Family Mediator and educator, will be speaking at the 30th Annual Florida DRC Conference, ADR: Improving the Resolution of Civil Cases, on August 11-13 at the Rosen Centre in Orlando, FL. Hosted by the Florida Dispute Resolution Center (DRC), Office of the State Courts Administrator, the conference gathers practitioners … Continue reading Deborah Beylus Speaks at the 30th Florida DRC Conference
Dear Certified Mediator, The Court has issued an administrative order relating to several alternative dispute resolution (ADR) items which continue to address operational issues related to the pandemic. The order extends a limited number of provisions authorized in April 2020 and December 2020. Link to AOSC20-24 Amendment 2 Highlights of the order include: suspending the … Continue reading Chief judge extends Covid relaxed rules for mediations to June 30,2022
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
CMEs are available to members on the website for a modest fee. We acknowledge that we have not offered a “live” CME in some time. With the recent change in leadership and then in administrative support, we have been unable to provide those. We are working on scheduling several of those and expect the first … Continue reading Update on WEbsite and CMEs
We are now accepting articles and other items for possible inclusion in The Caucus, our newsletter. Articles should be original, submitted by the person with all rights to it, and ideally unpublished. (If a submission has been published before, please let us know about that.) Articles should be of interest to professionals in ADR in … Continue reading Now Accepting Articles for the Caucus
Student Writing Contest for Conflict Resolution, Peace Studies, Law School, Social and Behavioral Sciences. Students from the above type program may submit and article on specific topics regarding ADR, Arbitration, Mediation, Negotiations, Peace Studies, etc. It is OPEN to any type of piece you want to submit! (Blog, article, review, poem etc.!) Perks for winning First Place: A … Continue reading Student Writing Contest!!!
2012 Annual Conference for Mediators and Arbitrators Thursday-Saturday, August 23-25, 2012 Rosen Centre Hotel Orlando, FL
See Florida Supreme Court’s Administrative Order terminating the managed mediation program (RMFMP) – 12/19/2011.
On November 3, 2011, the Supreme Court opinion (SC10-2329) adopted changes to Rule 1.720, Florida Rules of Civil Procedure. The changes are effective January 1, 2012.
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