John Upchurch and former Chief Justice Ben Overton of the Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group were two of four featured speakers for the
The symposium was organized and hosted by Professor Len Risken, Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, a renowned scholar and leader in the study of dispute resolution. Professor Riskin formerly served as Director of the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution at the
A pioneer in mediation in
Justice Ben Overton was the first Florida Supreme Court Justice to be selected under the merit selection process, which was designed to remove politics from
Established in 1996, the mediation group of Upchurch Watson White & Max is a nationally recognized mediation specialty firm encompassing a large and growing number of Supreme Court certified circuit civil attorney mediators with wide ranging specialties.