Mediation Services

Jim mediates all manner of cases, regardless of their procedural posture, including pre-suit disputes, active litigation matters (both court ordered and voluntary), post judgment matters, and disputes in which an appeal is pending. In addition to two-party mediations, he frequently handles multi-party mediations involving as many as twenty-five or more parties.

While Jim mediates a wide variety of civil disputes, the majority of his practice is in the areas of:

  • Construction Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Commercial and Business Disputes
  • Employment Litigation of all kinds (employment discrimination; employee restrictive covenants; employment contract disputes)

With offices in Southwest Florida and, as of January 2019, Central Florida, Jim mediates throughout the state of Florida and, by request, outside the state for multi-party disputes. In addition to the types of matters listed above, he also has extensive experience handling matters involving:

  • Business Tort
  • Class Actions
  • Condominium and HOA Disputes
  • Contract Disputes
  • Copyright & Trademark Disputes
  • Eminent Domain
  • Fraud
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Negligence and Intentional Torts
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate, Estates & Trusts Disputes
  • Real Estate Disputes
  • Real Estate Brokerage Disputes
  • Stock Broker Disputes
  • Trade Secrets
  • Wrongful Death

Mediation agreements: As part of his services, Jim often assists attorneys in preparing initial drafts of their clients’ settlement agreements.