Flavio Alvarez, Esquire
Certified Family (bilingual in English and Spanish). Attorney specializing in family law, criminal law and bankruptcy.
Luis Basagoitia, Esquire
Certified Family Law Mediator since 2001. Attorney since 1990. Practice in family law, landlord and tenant, consumer protection, real estate, social security disability, bankruptcy, guardianship and general civil law. Prior experience: Legal aid staff attorney for 11 years, Kissimmee, FL. Native Spanish speaker.
Michael Carter, Esquire
Certified Family and County Mediator. Staff Family Mediator. Attorney. Expertise in contract and commercial law and matters affecting family and small business. JD from Florida State. Practicing attorney in Family Law. Parenting Coordinator
Anthony Diaz, Esquire, CPA
Certified Family, Circuit and County Mediator. Attorney. Expertise in family law, collaborative law, and estate, trust and probate litigation. Qualified Arbitrator for State of Florida. Certified as mediator for Middle District of Florida. Former Prosecutor Orange County. Prior experience: Certified Public Accountant. Author, Speaker, Divorce Coach.
Elizabeth Dilts, Esquire
Certified Florida Family law, Civil, and County mediator. Qualified Arbitrator in the State of Florida, and mediator for the U.S. Distict Court, Middle District of Florida. AV rated in Alternative dispute resolution, family law, and criminal law. Admitted in Florida (1997) and Texas (2001).
Judith Friedland, Esquire
Certified Family and Dependency Mediator. Family Law and Juvenile attorney. Expertise in all child-related issues, sexual abuse, Jewish religion, and domestic violence. GAL in divorce, paternity and dependency cases. Court appointed juvenile defense attorney. Prior fields - camp counselor and political campaigning.
Charles Geller, LCSW, DCSW
Certified Family and Circuit Mediator. Has over 30 years’ experience working with families to resolve the issues related to divorce. Expertise in family dynamics, child development, abusive relationships, and conflict resolution.
Amy Goodblatt, Esquire
Certified Family Mediator. Family Law attorney. Tri-lingual, French, Spanish and English. Expertise in family law, France, bankruptcy, construction, non-traditional relationships, and Jewish law. Prior fields: Intern US Attorney's Office, Assistant DA-Massachusetts.
Charles Gordon, Esquire
Certified Family and County Mediator. Family Law attorney. Expertise in family law, business related equitable distribution matters. 42 years of legal experience.
Frank Kaney, Esquire
Certified Family and County Mediator. Born and raised in Tampa. Graduate of Florida State University and the University of Miami School of Law. Attorney. Served as a Ninth Circuit Judge for 30 years.
Certified Family, County and Dependency Mediator. CPA, CMH-Family Counseling. Expertise in equitable distribution, debt analysis/restructure, financial affidavit evaluation, business records analysis, asset valuations -businesses, bankruptcy, retirement plans, fraud, analyzing tax consequences.
Luz Montero, MS, CAP, LMHC, NNC
Certified Family and County Mediator and Parenting Coordinator (bilingual in English and Spanish). Certified Addiction Professional, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor. Expertise in children and family issues, relationships, cultural diversity, encounter groups and recovery groups. Prior fields: Therapist and Counselor.
Paul Newnum, Esquire
Certified Family Mediator. Civil & commercial litigation/family law. Parenting Coordinator, GAL: testified in interstate disputes, special needs such as Down’s Syndrome, HIV/AIDS, autism. Panelist & lecturer at UCF, Valencia etc. on family matters & first amendment law. Author.
Brenda Prewitt, Esquire
Certified Family, County and Dependency Mediator. Attorney and retired criminal/municipal court trial judge, Dallas. Expertise in family, criminal, trial and juvenile law. Prior fields: Assistant Corporation Counsel (City Attorney), in-house Corporate Counsel, real estate instructor, and high school counselor and teacher.
John Quinones, Esquire
Certified Family and County Mediator. Osceola County Commissioner. Attorney. Prior Field: House Rep for District 49 and was the only Puerto Rican Republican legislator in the U.S. at the time. Former Governor Bush called him a “Rising Star”. Bilingual
Larry Rumbough, Ed.D.
Certified Family Mediator. Expertise in cultural diversity, health risk behaviors, psychological testing, computer applications, hypnotherapy and data analysis. Prior fields - counselor, psychological aide, university administrator - research coordinator
Lyzette SanGermain, Esquire
Certified Circuit, Family, Dependency and Federal Mediator. Attorney .Member: Fraxedas Mediation Firm. Founder: A Civilized Divorce, Inc. Author. Volunteer for National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Expertise: ADA issues & nontraditional families. Adjunct Professor at the UF College of Law. Prior field: Trial Lawyer specializing in PI & Commercial Litigation. Bilingual: Spanish.
Marlene Sanchez Schaus, M.Ed.
Certified Family Mediator since 1997. Has mediated over 2,000 family cases. Bilingual, Spanish and English. Expertise in Latin-American cultures, children and family issues, relationships, and cultural diversity. Undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Florida.
Janis Halker Simpson, Esquire
Certified Family Mediator since 2006; Attorney, admitted to Florida Bar 1973. Orange County Judge for 26 years, followed by 9 years as a Senior Judge to present. Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 2009. Five years experience as a Parenting Coordinator.
Al Torres, Esquire
Certified Family and County Mediator (bilingual in English and Spanish). Practicing Attorney for over thirty years. Areas of practice include family, real estate, probate, bankruptcy and criminal law. Former prosecutor. Volunteer Teen Court Judge.
Certified Family, Dependency, County, Circuit and Appellate Mediator. Presently a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserves. FINRA arbitrator, ombudsman for the ESGR (Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve), and volunteer arbitrator for the Better Business Bureau. Teaches the Florida Supreme Court certified county mediation and family mediation class. He has a BA, MBA and JD.
Beverly Wood, MA Counseling
Certified Family, Dependency and County Mediator. Bilingual (Spanish). Expertise in children’s issues, relationships and defusing conflict. Supreme Court Mediation Training Review Board Member. Prior fields- Parenting Coordinator, Spanish Teacher, and Counselor.