The Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee is a nine member panel that issues advisory ethics opinions for mediators subject to the Florida Rules for Certified and Court-Appointed Mediators in response to ethical questions arising from the Standards of Professional Conduct. (See Rule 10.900, Florida Rules for Certified and Court Appointed Mediators). For the benefit of all mediators, the opinions are printed in the DRC’s newsletter and available on the court’s web page.
The MEAC is currently accepting applications for the following positions:
Northern Division (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 8th, and 14th Judicial Circuits) – Certified County Mediator
Central Division (5th, 6th, 7th, 9th, 10th, 12th, 13th, and 18th Judicial Circuits) – Certified County Mediator
Southern Division (11th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 19th, and 20th Judicial Circuits) – Certified Family Mediator
One of the vacancies must be filled by a mediator who is also certified in dependency mediation. If you are interested in serving on the MEAC, please send a current resume and letter of interest to the Dispute Resolution Center. The MEAC provides written advisory ethics opinions to mediators. The position will remain open until filled.
Letters of interest and resumes should be sent to:
Florida Dispute Resolution Center
500 S Duval Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1905
Or via fax to: 850/922-9290
Or via e-mail to DRCMail@flcourts.org