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Judge Joseph I. Davis (Ret.)

Joseph I. Davis

Judge Joseph I. Davis (Ret.)

Mediator

Real-Time Availability Calendar

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.

MEDIATION CANCELLATION POLICY

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.

  • Business, Corporate, Commercial and Contract disputes
  • Commercial & Residential Real Property Matters
  • Shareholder, Partnership & Joint Venture Disputes
  • UCC/Secured Transactions
  • Real Estate Brokerage Issues
  • Foreclosures
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Title Insurance
  • Banking
  • Insurance/Property Damages
  • Construction
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Replevin
  • Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors

Judge Joseph I. Davis was actively engaged in the private practice of law for 37 years, 30 of which were with the firm he co-founded, prior to his appointment to the County Court Bench in 2010. He served both as a County and acting Circuit Court Judge continuously from 2010-2018, rotating through the Civil, Criminal and Domestic Violence divisions of the Court. As a Certified Circuit Civil Mediator since 2002, for eight years prior to taking the Bench, Joe mediated a variety of civil matters part time, while practicing law full time. He now brings a wealth of experience to the firm’s distinguished panel of neutrals, as a lawyer, judge and mediator.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator

EDUCATION

  • University of Florida, B. S. B. A.
  • Stetson University College of Law, Juris Doctor
  • County Court Judge, Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, 2010-2018
  • Acting Circuit Court Judge, Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, 2010-2018
  • Certified as a Circuit Civil Mediator by the Supreme Court of Florida 2002-present
  • Member of the Florida Bar Association
  • Prior Member of the American Bar Association
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Jewish Vocational Services
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Jewish Community Services
  • Former Counsel to Temple Bet Breira
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Dade County Bar Association
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, South Miami Kendall Bar Association
  • Prior Patron Member, Commercial Law League of America
    • Former Member, Board of Directors, Greater Miami Jewish Federation-South Dade Branch
  • Admitted to practice before The United States Supreme Court
  • Admitted to practice before The United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Admitted to practice before The United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Admitted to practice before The United States District Court For The Southern District of Florida
  • Founding Shareholder of Markowitz Davis Ringel & Trusty, P.A. (MDRT) 1980-2010
  • Recipient (along with the other shareholders of MDRT) of The Florida Chief Justice’s Law Firm Commendation Award, recognizing a law firm that demonstrated significant delivery of Pro Bono legal services.