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Mediator - Circuit / Family - Mediation / Arbitration Division (State Funded)

Company name

Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida

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USD 45303

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Miami, FL

Date Last Verified

Feb 06,2018

Posted on

Dec 21,2017
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Mediator - Circuit / Family - Mediation / Arbitration Division (State Funded) The candidate will be responsible for maintaining required statistical data. Working relationships are established with judges, court personnel, attorneys, and the general public. Reviews cases referred to the program for appropriateness, reviews case files, confidential reports and other materials pertinent to the case. Conducts mediations, facilitating the discussion of legal issues between involved parties for court referred cases. Advises parties concerning the mediation process. Prepares type written settlement agreements, court orders or no agreement reports on all cases mediated. Prepares related type written documents to dispose of cases; submits agreements and documents to parties and judge for review and incorporation into final orders. Drafts court orders and forms to expedite case processing. Prepares and maintains statistical records and reports. Completes continuing education training on a regular basis to maintain mediation certification; stays abreast of current standards and practices for certified and court appointed mediators. Performs other office related work as required, must be computer literate. Must have graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree, preferably supplemented by a master’s degree in social work, mental health, behavioral or social science or JD degree; Bilingual English/Spanish or English/Creole preferred; certified in Family Mediation; dual certification in County preferred; 5+ years of experience as a certified mediator and considerable experience in the legal system or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Thorough knowledge of Florida law, court rules and statutes pertaining to the required areas of Mediator certification is essential. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred or English/Creole preferred. Certification by the Florida Supreme Court in Family Mediation required. Dual certification in County preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish or English/Creole preferred.

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Hiring Coordinator
Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida
175 N.W. 1st Avenue
Miami, FL 33128