Martin B. Woods

Martin B. Woods

Martin B. Woods

Scheduling: liz@sd-adr.com
O: 305.371.5490 | C: 954.804.0986

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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.

  • Non-Binding Arbitration
  • Binding Arbitration
  • Business Litigation
  • Condo & HOA Disputes
  • Global Insurance Claims
  • Probate, Guardianship & Trust
  • Maritime
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction/Real Estate
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Complex Litigation
  • Multi-District Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Product Liability (including pharmaceuticals and medical devices

Martin B. Woods joined the panel after 40 years of private practice, during which he handled litigation and arbitration relating to commercial and other civil disputes. Over the years, his commercial practice included a broad array of matters ranging from real estate foreclosures and title claims to partnership dissolutions, franchise controversies, product liabilities, insurance and reinsurance coverage issues, securities litigation, and property management exposures. In addition to his commercial practice, he litigated numerous probate cases, from will contests to trust disputes, involving virtually every type of issue that might arise in that area.


  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Circuit Mediator


  • Swarthmore College, B.A., 1974
  • Tulane University, J.D., 1980, cum laude
  • Editor in Chief, Maritime Law Review
  • Member, Florida Bar
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Trial Bar
  • United States District Court for the Northern and Eastern Districts of California
  • United States District Court for the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Circuit Mediator
  • Attorney and Shareholder, Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A., 1983-2018