305.371.5490

Judge Ronald M. Friedman (Ret.)

Ronald M. Friedman

Judge Ronald M. Friedman (Ret.)

Mediator
Scheduling: katie@sd-adr.com
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Real-Time Availability Calendar

Mediation Rates:
– 2 Party Case: $500 per hour
– 3 Party Case: $525 per hour
– 4 Party Case: $550 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.

  • Non-Binding Arbitration
  • Binding Arbitration
  • First Party Property
  • Condo & HOA Disputes
  • Business Litigation
  • Personal Injury Medical Malpractice
  •  Commercial Litigation
  • Construction/Real Estate
  • Maritime
  • Insurance Coverage

Ronald M. Friedman was actively engaged in the private practice of law for 18 years prior to becoming a Circuit Court Judge in 1984. He served on the bench of the 11th Circuit for 26 years primarily in the civil division. He is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil mediator whose mediation specialties are matters involving commercial litigation, personal injury, malpractice, business and corporate law.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator

EDUCATION

  • University of North Carolina, B.S.B.A.
  • University of Miami College of Law, Juris Doctor
  • New York University law School, LL.M., Taxation
  • Instructor, Northup University Law School; 1975-1978
  • Certified as Circuit Civil Mediator by Supreme Court of Florida
  • Circuit Court Judge, Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, 1984-2010
  • Administrative Judge, Appellate Division of the Circuit Court, 2000-2001
  • Passed CPA Exam
  • Member of Florida and California Bar Associations
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Director, The Spellman-Hoeveler American Inn of Court
  • 2002 Recipient of Dade County Trial Lawyers Association Steve Levine Award
  • Judicial Director, University of Miami Law Alumni Association
  • 1993 Thomas Davison III Service Award, University of Miami Law Alumni Association
  • Chairman, Ad Hoc Trial Practices and Procedures Committee, 1994-2000
  • 1992 Recipient of B’Nai B’rith Youth Organization International Gold Key Award
  • Honorary Member, Board of Directors, Epilepsy Foundation of South Florida
  • Member, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Past President, B’nai B’rith Bench and Bar Unit
  • Former National B’nai B’rith Youth Commissioner
  • Past President, Board Member, Adult Board Greater Miami B’nai B’rith Youth Organization
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Greater Miami Jewish Federation
  • Member of Leadership Council of Greater miami Jewish Federation
  • Past Vice President, State of Florida B’nai B’rith Youth Organization Adult Board
  • Past President, Koach Lodge, B’Nai B”rith
  • Past President, South Dade Council of B’nai B’rith Lodges
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Jewish Family and Children’s Service
  • Former Committee Member, Youth Services, Greater Miami Jewish Federation
  • Served as Arbitrator for American Arbitration Association
  • Who’s Who in American Law, 1983-2002
  • Past Chairman, Los Angeles Bar Association – Tax Committee
  • Past Chairman, Beverly Hills Bar Association – Tax Committee