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July 2014 Blog Archive

Mediating Probate Cases to Settlement Approved 1.5 Hr. FL Bar General CLE Credits 1.0 Certification Credit Elder Law Marital and Family Law Wills, Trusts and Estates Course... Read More

Florida Mediator Explains Mediating Probate Cases to Settlement UWWM Principal Michael S. Orfinger As an attorney, you can sweeten up the bitter end that probate could become for your clients. Michael S.... Read More

Florida Mediator Kimberly Sands Asks, "What Is 'Lean In'?"
Florida Mediator Kimberly Sands Asks, "What Is 'Lean In'?" Lean In is the brain child of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. Anyone who has not seen her TED Talk on YouTube should do so as it succinctly states the mission of the book and the groups that have developed in response to the book. There are other effec... Read More

Florida Mediator Advises, Work Hard, Play Hard
Florida Mediator Advises, Work Hard, Play Hard Few will disagree that the practice of law is a stressful profession with myriad challenges, ranging from attracting enough business and overseeing operations to dealing with clients, opposing counsel and judges who can drive one to the edge of despa... Read More

Getting Ready to Mediate: A Blueprint for Success Watch this Webinar almost anywhere to earn 1.0 hours Florida Bar General CLE Credit. "Getting Ready to Mediate: A Blueprint for Success" was originally presented via GoToWebinar by our CEO and founding partner, John Upchurch, on June 23, 2014. Read More

Florida Mediator Brandon S. Peters to Join Upchurch Watson White & Max on Aug. 1
Florida Mediator Brandon S. Peters to Join Upchurch Watson White & Max on Aug. 1 Upchurch Watson White & Max is pleased to announce that Florida mediator Brandon S. Peters will join the firm effective Aug. 1, 2014. Mr. Peters currently operates a successful sole practice, imMEDIATE RESOLUTION LLC, and he intends to offer the same... Read More

Florida Mediator/Arbitrator Howard Marsee Serving on Bar Committee Mediator/arbitrator Howard R. Marsee, who is based in Upchurch Watson White & Max's Maitland/Orlando, Fla., office, began his term of service on The Florida Bar's Standing Committee on Professionalism in early July 2014. "As strange as it seems, I am... Read More

Crafting the Effective Mediation Summary: FAQs, Considerations, Psychology and Suggestions Howard R. Marsee , who has served thousands of hours as a mediator, arbitrator and special master since 1996, presents a complimentary luncheon... Read More

Florida Mediator Mike Orfinger to Be Unopposed in Election for Circuit Judge
Florida Mediator Mike Orfinger to Be Unopposed in Election for Circuit Judge Upchurch Watson White & Max is pleased to announce that mediator Mike Orfinger, a principal with the firm, will become a judge for Florida's Seventh Judicial Circuit in January 2015. His opponent for the seat recently was appointed to replace another... Read More

Florida Mediator Looks Back at Florida Bar's Annual Convention
Florida Mediator Looks Back at Florida Bar's Annual Convention Among the usual substantive committee meetings and topics were programs on how older attorneys can downsize their practices, advice for young attorneys establishing their practices, and programs on diversity, including race and gender. I was lucky en... Read More

Florida Mediator Robert A. Cole Had A Busy Month Robert A. Cole, a shareholder with Upchurch Watson White & Max who is based in Jacksonville -- but who travels all over Florida to mediate -- made a few personal appearances that were not mediations over the last several weeks. First, Bob participate... Read More

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