Mediation Process

Mediation is a vehicle that is used in all cases before they are allowed to go to the judge or trial. Every case is required to go to mediation before you can present your case. You can choose to go to mediation early in the case before significant legal fees and expenses have been incurred or you can choose to wait until the Court orders the case to mediation. In either situation, mediation will provide an opportunity for the parties to the case to meet, listen, and speak to each other for the sole purpose of trying to solve the dispute. Amarosa’s mediators will provide an environment during mediation that facilitates a meaningful and productive dialogue. During a legal case, mediation is a great opportunity in which you can control the outcome of the case. The parties to mediation enjoy the right to self-determination, meaning they alone control how to proceed and the outcome of the mediation. When compared to a trial where the jury will decide the outcome of your case, the mediation opportunity allows the parties to control the outcome. When a settlement is reached that has been mediated it can often save the parties significant time and money as opposed to the time and aggravation of continued litigation. When the parties reach a mediated settlement that result brings closure to an otherwise uncertain process.

Amarosa mediation is committed to assisting the parties in a meaningful and professional mediation in order to help resolve their legal dispute.


Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediators

Amarosa’s Mediators are Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediators, meaning they have undergone the rigors of the required training as required by the Florida Supreme Court. James R. Amarosa II, Esq., the head of the Mediation Practice Group, got his first certification as a Supreme Court Certified County Court Mediator in 2006, and has been conducting trials and representing parties in all types of cases, simple and high-profile for years. Mr. Amarosa also belongs to the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of The Florida Bar. Mr. Amarosa is certified by the Florida Supreme Court to conduct court-appointed and private mediation cases in county, circuit, appellate, and family law cases.

Amarosa’s Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediators must continue to take mediation education courses that cover updated rules and policies, as well conduct and participate in diversity training. Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediators are all bound by the ethical rules for mediation as overseen by the Florida Supreme Court. These important ethical rules govern important issues that arise in mediation including conflicts of interest, impartiality, confidentiality, and maintaining the integrity of the mediation process itself, including the assurance that the parties are in control of the process.

Mr. Amarosa thanks the individuals, corporations, adjusters, attorneys, and parties that have allowed us to mediate their cases and be a part of their resolutions and we look forward to thanking those of you that will be allowing us to assist you with mediation in the future.

Thank you.
James. R. Amarosa II, Esq. Supreme Court Certified Mediator.

Circuit Court

Arbitration & Appellate

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