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Florida Mediator/Arbitrator John Lurvey Joins Upchurch Watson White & Max

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  WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (January 24, 2024) – John A. Lurvey, who developed a reputation for handling complex and catastrophic claims over 37 years of litigating all areas of tort and contract liability, recently became a full-time mediator with […]

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Bob Cooper, Former Partner in Leading Law Firm, Joins Upchurch Watson White & Max

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  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (January 16, 2024) – Robert “Bob” Cooper recently retired as a founding partner at one of Birmingham’s leading firms in favor of becoming a full-time neutral. Mr. Cooper has tried well over 100 cases to a jury […]

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Jacksonville-based Mediator/Arbitrator Karen K. Cole Joins UWWM’s Panel

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (January 8, 2024) – A 27-year judge for Florida’s 4th Judicial Circuit, Mediator/Arbitrator Karen K. Cole has been a problem solver for far longer than that. She is now using her collected skills as a member of Upchurch […]

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Central Florida Litigator Brad Hassell Turns Full-Time Mediator/Arbitrator With UWWM

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ORMOND BEACH, Fla. (January 4, 2024) – Well-known attorney F. Bradley “Brad” Hassell recently made dispute resolution his full-time profession and is currently booking mediations and arbitrations through Upchurch Watson White & Max. “Brad Hassell has been a major player […]

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Central Florida Mediator/Arbitrator Rick Kolodinsky Joins UWWM’s Panel

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ORMOND BEACH, Fla. (January 2, 2024) – Rick Kolodinsky, a litigator of over 40 years, brings his real-world experience to bear as a Circuit Civil and Appellate certified mediator and qualified arbitrator with Upchurch Watson White & Max. As he […]

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Mediator/Arbitrator Sheri Critelli Joins UWWM’s Panel in South Florida

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PLANTATION, Fla. (December 14, 2023) – Sheri L. Critelli, formerly a civil trial attorney of 34 years, is now booking mediations and arbitrations in-person or via Zoom throughout South Florida and via Zoom statewide. Before joining the panel at Upchurch […]

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Miles Mediation & Arbitration Opening New Office in Tampa

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TAMPA, FL/November 16, 2023  – Miles Mediation & Arbitration, the largest alternative dispute resolution (ADR) provider in the Southeast, is pleased to announce that it is opening a new office in Tampa, Florida. The firm will now have offices in […]

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Miles Mediation & Arbitration acquires St. Louis-based United States Arbitration & Mediation

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ATLANTA, GA/November 9, 2023 – Miles Mediation & Arbitration (Miles), the largest alternative dispute resolution (ADR) provider in the Southeast, is pleased to announce that it has acquired United States Arbitration & Mediation (USA&M), the premier ADR provider in the […]

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Russ Gallagher Brings Varied, High-Flying Experience to Neutral Career With UWWM

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 6, 2023) – Russell C. Gallagher, most recently a captain for Southwest Airlines, has landed as a full-time neutral with Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group. Mr. Gallagher’s legal career extended from 1986 to 1992, and […]

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Ellen Leesfield, Former Judge and Experienced Neutral, Joins Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group

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MIAMI (April 21, 2023) – Retired Judge Ellen L. Leesfield, who has established a thriving career as a professional neutral since she left the Miami-Dade Circuit Court Bench in 2013, has joined the panel of Upchurch Watson White & Max […]

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Well-Known South Florida Neutral Pam Perry Joins Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group

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MIAMI (April 13, 2023) – Pamela I. Perry, a highly respected professional neutral since 2004, has joined the panel of Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group. Ms. Perry is a panel member of the American Arbitration Association, a Florida […]

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South Florida-Based Charlie Greene Joins UWWM’s Panel

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  PLANTATION, Fla. (March 27, 2023) – A Circuit Judge of more than 32 years, Charles M. “Charlie” Greene has left the bench to join Upchurch Watson White & Max’s panel as a mediator, special magistrate and arbitrator. “We are […]

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Experienced Mediator Mark Haskins Joins UWWM as Full-Time Neutral

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SARASOTA, Fla. (March 8, 2023) – Mark A. Haskins, who has been actively mediating for more than five years, has joined the distinguished panel of Upchurch Watson White & Max. He brings a reputation for engaging even the most reluctant […]

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SWS Law Firm Managing Partner Steve Sands Becomes Full-Time UWWM Mediator/Arbitrator

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ORMOND BEACH. FL. (February 20, 2023) – Steven L. Sands has begun to mediate as part of Upchurch Watson White & Max’s distinguished panel of neutrals. He is based in Central Florida, but, like all UWWM mediators, is available in […]

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Kent Sands Now a Full-Time Mediator/Arbitrator With Upchurch Watson White & Max

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ORMOND BEACH. Fla. (February 15, 2023) – Kenton V. Sands, a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator and Qualified Arbitrator, has become a full-time neutral with Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group. He has been representing both plaintiffs […]

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Miles Mediation & Arbitration Adds New Online Tools to Simplify the Arbitration Process

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ATLANTA, GA, February 9, 2023  – Miles Mediation & Arbitration, the largest ADR (alternative dispute resolution) provider in the Southeast, is pleased to announce that it has revamped its arbitration department and introduced additional technological tools and features on its […]

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Miles Mediation and Arbitration Announces CEO Transition

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ATLANTA, GA, January 4, 2023  – Miles Mediation & Arbitration, the largest ADR provider in the Southeast, is pleased to announce that Parag Shah, formerly the COO of Miles, has stepped into the role of CEO as of January 1, […]

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UWWM mediators John Marion, Bo Dennis and April Walker inducted into National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals

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ORMOND BEACH, Fla. (December 26, 2022) – Three Upchurch Watson White & Max mediators are newly confirmed as members of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, according to Darren Lee, the academy’s director. John B. Marion IV, Kevin “Bo” Dennis […]

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Mediator Scott Schomber Joins Upchurch Watson White & Max

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MIAMI (December 14, 2022) – Mediator Scott R. Schomber took the first step toward becoming a full-time neutral in 2016 when he opened an independent mediation firm. Then, earlier this month, he took the leap, completed his final day of […]

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Past President of Beverly Hills Bar Association Howard Fredman Launches Arbitration and Mediation Practice

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New practice Fredman ADR to provide in-person, virtual, and hybrid hearings for California state and federal litigation  LOS ANGELES, November 14, 2022 — After decades of experience in all areas of civil litigation, accomplished practitioner Howard S Fredman announces the […]

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Miles Mediation and Arbitration Expands in Florida – Acquires Central Florida Mediation Group

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LAKELAND, FL, August 9, 2022 – Miles Mediation & Arbitration, the largest and fastest growing alternative dispute resolution (ADR) firm in the Southeast, is expanding its Florida footprint with the acquisition of Central Florida Mediation Group, a highly successful and […]

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Miles Mediation & Arbitration Continues to Redefine the ADR Industry with New Per Matter Charge Billing for Mediations

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ATLANTA, GA, April 18, 2022 – Miles Mediation & Arbitration, the fastest growing alternative dispute resolution (ADR) firm in the Southeast, will be offering Per Matter Charge billing for three of their neutrals, starting July 1st, 2022. Miles Mediation & Arbitration is […]

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