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MEMBER PROFILE: John J. Upchurch
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John J. Upchurch
Upchurch, Watson, White & Max
1400 Hand Avenue
Suite D
Ormond Beach, FL 32174

Tel: (800) 264-2622
Fax: (386) 255-7722

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Calendar Last Updated: 17 Nov 18


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All such requests will go immediately to
John Upchurch's scheduling staff
(Mary Lou Struble,


ADR Services:
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FL Certification Qualifications:
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Serving the following Judicial Circuits:
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

[ Click for Map of Florida's Civil Circuits ]

John J. Upchurch has experience in settling the following types of case:
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Biographical Notes:
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John J. Upchurch is the president of Upchurch Watson White & Max. He previously served as chairman of the mediation group of the law firm of Cobb Cole & Bell, from which the mediation firm evolved.

A pioneer in the field, Mr. Upchurch was among the first group of mediators to become certified in Florida. He specializes in the resolution of complex multiparty disputes and commercial litigation.

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  • J.D. University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • The National Judicial College, Basic and Advanced Programs
  • Harvard University Law School, Negotiations Program
  • Certified Circuit Court Mediator
  • Certified U.S. District Court Mediator, Middle District of Florida
  • Certified Appellate Mediator, 5th District Court of Appeal

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Memberships & Affiliations :
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  • Founding Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators
  • Diplomate, Florida Association of Professional Mediators
  • CPR / Georgetown Commission on Ethics and Standards of Practice in ADR


Rates: $575 per hour, divided equally between parties.
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