MEMBER PROFILE: F. Dennis Alvarez
 

F. Dennis Alvarez
Barr, Murman, Tonelli
201 E. Kennedy Blvd. Suite 1700
Po Box172669
Tampa, FL 33602

Tel: 813-574-3445
Fax: 813-229-2254
Email: dalvarez@barrmurman.com
www.barrmurman-adr.com



ONLINE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING
   
Calendar Last Updated: 18 Dec 14

 





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All such requests will go immediately to
Dennis Alvarez's scheduling staff
(Paula Jones, pjones@barrmurman.com)

 

ADR SERVICES & CERTIFICATIONS
 
ADR Services:
Mediation (Circuit-Civil)
Mediation (Federal)
Arbitration (Civil/Commercial)
Arbitration (Construction)
Med-Arb
Neutral Evaluation
Referee
Voluntary Trial Res. Judge
Special Magistrate
Insurance Umpire

 

FL Certification Qualifications:
Federal Mediator
Circuit-Civil Mediator

Serving the following Judicial Circuits:
1, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 20

[ Click for Map of Florida's Civil Circuits ]


MEDIATION CASE EXPERIENCE
 
F. Dennis Alvarez has experience in settling the following types of case:
Construction
Insurance
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Homes
Personal Injury
Probate
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Negligence
Torts
Trusts / Estates
Wrongful Death
 
PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

Mr. Alvarez has limited his practice to Alternate Dispute Resolution. He is a Certified Mediator in Federal and Florida Courts. Mr. Alvarez is also an approved panel member of AAA and a Certified Neutral Umpire of the Windstorm Conference since 2002. He has also served as a Special Magistrate/Special Master in various civil matters. Since 2001, he has mediated over 3,000 cases.Born in Tampa, Florida in 1945, Mr. Alvarez was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1974. He is a graduate of South Texas College of Law and in 1980 was elected as a Hillsborough County Court Judge. In 1984, he was elected to the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court bench. He served as chief judge of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit from 1988 to 2001. He served on many commissions through appointments by the Florida Supreme Court and is a previous chairman of the prestigious Florida Conference of Circuit Court Judges. He is a member of the U. S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, the U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, the U. S. Supreme Court, and the Hillsborough County Bar Association. He is also the proud recipient of many community service awards including the George Edgecomb Bar Association Humanitarian Award, the Robert J. Patton Outstanding Jurist Award, the Hispanic Man of the Year Award, and the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers' Outstanding Jurist in the State of Florida Award for his Dedication to the Preservation of Individual Rights and Access to the Courts.

Education:

  • J.D. South Texas College of Law
  • The National Judicial College, Basic and Advanced Programs
  • Certified Circuit Court Mediator
  • Certified Federal Court Mediator, Middle District of Fl.
  • Harvard University Law School, Emerging ADR Issues

Languages

English, Spanish

Memberships & Affiliations :

  • Florida Bar
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Florida Academy of Professional Mediators
  • Certified Umpire, Florida Windstorm Conference
  •  Approved Panel Member,American Arbitration Association

 



RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

Rates: Revised Rates: Effective August 1, 2014 : $175.00 per hour per party/two party mediation $135.00 per hour per party/three party mediation $110.00 per hour per party/four or more parties

Payment: Payment is expected within fifteen (15) days of the mediation with the exception of pro se litigants who must be prepared to pay in full at the time of the mediation.

Cancellation Policy: If the mediation is canceled or rescheduled less than ten (10) days prior to the scheduled date of conference, a minimum fee of 3 hours for a half day mediation and 6 hours for a full day mediation will be charged.


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