Mediator Qualifications Board Vacancy – Central Division
Please send a resume if you are interested in filling a family attorney member position on the Mediator Qualifications Board for the Central Division. The MQB reviews the grievances filed against Florida Supreme Court certified mediators and mediators who serve pursuant to court order. The Central Division includes the following circuits: 5th, 6th, 7th, 9th, 10th, 12th, 13th, and 18th.
Pursuant to rule 10.730, the attorney member must:
· be licensed to practice law in Florida,
· “have a substantial trial practice,”
· NOT be either “certified as a mediator [or] judicial officer” during the term of service on the board, and
· 1 attorney member of the division “shall have a substantial dissolution of marriage law practice”
Member of the MQB are appointed by the Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court and serve as volunteers. Recruiting attorney members of the MQB is challenging since most of the attorneys we know are also mediators so if you know someone who would make a good addition, please encourage them to let us know.
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