Janet S. Seitlin

Janet S. Seitlin


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Mediation Rates:
– 2 Party Case: $400 per hour
– 3 Party Case: $450 per hour
– 4 Party Case: $480 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 the mediation is canceled or rescheduled less than 72 hours (Monday – Friday) prior to the scheduled session, each party will be billed for their portion of the minimum fee. Note: it is your responsibility to notify us of a schedule change or cancellation; you should not rely on another party to do so. Please keep in mind our cancellation policy is meant to fairly compensate your Mediator for reserving the time scheduled for this mediation, which typically cannot be filled in less than 72 hours.

  • 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