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Free Webinars for Mediators and Parenting Coordinators

The Dispute Resolution Center has compiled lists of complimentary educational webinars for certified mediators Free CME GuidePDF Download and qualified parenting coordinators Free CPCE GuidePDF Download.  These lists provide resources sufficient to fulfill both mediator and parenting coordinator continuing education requirements.  In addition, some of the offerings have been approved by The Florida Bar for CLE credits.  Reporting forms for mediators can be found at CME Reporting FormPDF Download and for parenting coordinators at CPCE Reporting FormPDF Download.   (To be able to digitally sign our forms, please download them first.)  Questions regarding continuing education requirements can be directed to DRCmail@mercadosidnen.com.  

Dispute Resolution Center Conference 2025

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF OF ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION REGARDING DRC CONFERENCE MAY BE FOUND AT THE FOLLOWING LINKPDF Download.

2023 Dispute Resolution Center Awards

On Friday, August 4, 2023, the Dispute Resolution Center hosted its 31 st Annual Conference virtually, including conferring its annual awards. We congratulate the following recipients:

Robin K. Davis received the Sharon Press Excellence in ADR Award for her visionary leadership, professional integrity, and unwavering devotion to the field of alternative dispute resolution.

Danni D. Hoefling received the DRC Award of Appreciation for her long standing work in alternative resolution with the courts and for her service to the Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee and Committee on ADR Rules and Policy.

The Honorable Angelica D. Zayas received the DRC Award of Appreciation for her service and contributions to the Mediator Qualification Discipline & Review Board and the Mediation Training Review Board.

Operating Procedures

Pursuant to rule 10.140, Rules for Certified and Court-Appointed Mediators, Operating Procedures and Authority, the Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules and Policy (ADRR&P) updated Operating Procedures which are effective February 6, 2024 .  The Operating ProceduresPDF Download contain numerous revisions to the certification and renewal processes. Questions can be directed to DRCmail@mercadosidnen.com.

Contact the DRC

Call 850-921-2910 or send us an email at DRCMail@mercadosidnen.com.

Last Modified: June 06, 2024