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MEMBER PROFILE: Christine Layne Harter
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Christine Layne Harter
Christine L. Harter, P.A., d/b/a Mediation & Dispute Resolution Center
230 S.W. 3rd Ave.
Ocala, FL 34471

Tel: (352) 694-4242
Fax: (352) 694-4254

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Calendar Last Updated: 16 Nov 18


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All such requests will go immediately to
Christine Harter's scheduling staff


ADR Services:
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FL Certification Qualifications:
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Serving the following Judicial Circuits:
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 18

[ Click for Map of Florida's Civil Circuits ]

Christine Layne Harter has experience in settling the following types of case:
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  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI - J.D., May 1991
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI - International Relations, B.A. 1988
  • Certified Appellate Mediator, 5th District Court of Appeal
  • Certified Mortgage Foreclosure Mediator

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Memberships & Affiliations :
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  • Florida Bar Association
  • Marion County Bar Association
  • Florida Womens Lawyers Association
  • Private Mediator for 5th DCA, Middle & Northern District Federal, Circuit, Civil and County Cases
  • Prior Volunteer Mediator for the Florida Bar Ethics Committee
  • Division of Florida Land Sales, Condominiums and Mobile Homes (Dispute Mediator)
  • Treasurer, FRIENDS OF 440, Gainesville, FL
  • Florida Academy of Professional Mediators
  • Association of Attorney-Mediators
  • The National Academny of Distinguished Neutrals
  • The Florida Circuit-Civil Mediator Society
  • Professional Mediation Institute Board Member


Rates: 1. The hourly rate is $330 per hour (regardless of the number of parties). Effective 1/1/19, the hourly rate is $335 per hour. 2. There is a two hour minimum charge for each mediation. If a full day is reserved, a four hour minimum will be charged. I do not charge an administrative fee (for scheduling, preparation of notice letters, review of mediation summaries). Travel charge for mediations not booked in Ocala is one-half of the hourly rate, for actual time traveled to/from the mediation. 3. The cost of mediation, and/or the reschedule/cancellation fee, will be equally apportioned between the parties, unless otherwise agreed to by the parties, or unless ordered otherwise by the court. For this purpose, each group represented by a different attorney (excluding co-counsel) , and each pro se individual, shall be deemed a separate party.
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Payment: 1. Payment for mediation services is due upon receipt of the mediator's bill. 2. In the absence of prior approval, the attorney and/or the attorney's firm for each party shall be responsible for payment of any and all fees, reschedule/cancellation charges and late charges. If a party is pro se, then that party is individually responsible for his/her (minimum) payment 14 days prior to Mediation or the mediation will be cancelled for lack of payment.
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Cancellation Policy: 1. There is a 2 hr charge for a mediation not rescheduled OR cancelled five full BUSINESS DAYS before the actual date of mediation (DO NOT INCLUDE THE ACTUAL DATE OF MEDIATION, WEEKENDS OR COURT CLOSED HOLIDAYS in your five day calculation--it is 5 full business days BEFORE the date of mediation). If a full day has been reserved, then a 4 hr cancellation fee will apply.
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Florida Circuit-Civil Member Roster  ::  Legal Notice  ::  FCCMS is the Florida Chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals

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