Janet S. Seitlin

Janet Seitlin

Janet S. Seitlin


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Mediation Rates:

– 2 Party Case: $225 per party per hour
– 3 Party Case: $175 per party per hour
– 4 Party Case: $150 per party per hour

Minimum Fees:
– Half Day – 2 hours, or the amount of time reserved if more than 2 hours
– Full Day – 6 hours, or the amount of time reserved if more than 6 hours

The mediation fee is calculated based on your Mediator’s hourly billing rate as detailed above including any pre-mediation preparation time and post-mediation follow-up time spent on the matter.

Note: we do not charge any administrative, scheduling, or rescheduling fees. In exchange we ask that you please respect our time and the cancellation policy below.


If you need to cancel or reschedule, our office must be notified via email prior to the date and time indicated in your confirmation email for that particular mediation or arbitration in order to avoid the minimum fee.

Please note that for us to remain neutral, it is our policy to bill all parties equally for their portion of our minimum fees regardless of which party cancels a session or why it was canceled, even if it is being rescheduled, has settled, or one side is still willing to move forward.

  • Personal Injury
  • Negligence
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Foreclosure
  • Employment
  • Title VII Discrimination
  • Workers Compensation
  • Insurance Law
  • Contract & Business Disputes
  • Public Policy Facilitation
  • First Party Property
  • Family


Janet S. Seitlin has been a full time mediator since 1988, initially working with the Mediation and Arbitration Division of the 11th Judicial Circuit. Among the first mediators certified in Florida, Janet has handled over 3,500 cases where her multi-disciplinary experience allows her to deal effectively with both family and civil matters.

She is a Certified Facilitator having worked with FDOT as an intergovernmental liason handling Public Policy Facilitation. Janet has also served as an Adjunct Mediator for Workers Compensation with the State of Florida Dept. of Labor and Employment. Janet helped develop the Victim Offender Mediation Program in Dade County.

She is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law where she is currently an Adjunct Professor teaching the Mediation Skills Workshop. Janet is a Certified Circuit Civil, Family, County and Victim-Offender Mediator.


  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil, Family, County, Appellate and Victim Offender Mediator
    Public Policy Facilitator


  • University of Miami School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1979
  • University of Miami, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1972
  • Certified as Circuit Civil, County and Family Mediator by Supreme Court of Florida
  • Certified as a Victim Offender Mediator by State of Florida
  • Adjunct Professor, Mediation Skills Workshop, University of Miami School of Law, 1998 to present
  • Adjunct Professor, Children of Divorcing Parents, Miami-Dade Community College, 1994-1997
  • Certified Facilitator, FDOT, Intergovermental Liason
  • Adjunct Mediator, Workers Compensation, State of Florida Dept. of Labor & Employment Security, Office of the Judge of Compensation Claims, District K
  • Adjunct Mediator, Dade County Mediation and Arbitration Division, 1989-1990
  • Mediator, Florida Mediation Group, 1990-2000
  • Mediator, Metro Mediation Services, 1988-1989
  • Founding Mediator, Victim Offender Mediation Program, Miami-Dade County, Florida
  • Member of Florida Bar
  • Member, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Staff Attorney, Legal Services of Greater Miami, 1984-1985
  • Chief Counsel, Haitian Refugee Project in America, 1982-1983
  • Interim Director, City of Miami Commission on the Status of Women, 1986-1987
  • Faculty Member, U.S. Department of Justice, Alternative Dispute Resolution, 1996
  • Instructor, Peer Mediation Program, Design and Architecture Senion High, 1994-1996
  • Teacher, I Am Miami, Overtown Project, 1988
  • Author, Rx for a Healthier Divorce: It Ain’t Over When it’s Over
  • The Family Law Commentator, The Florida Bar, Vol. XIX, No. 4, March, 1994
  • Divorce: Talk it Out, Don’t Fight it Out, Guest
  • Commentary, The Weekly News, Dec. 1991
  • Member, Florida Circuit Civil Mediator Society