MEMBER PROFILE: A. Michelle Jernigan
 

A. Michelle Jernigan
Upchurch Watson White & Max
1060 Maitland Center Commons, Suite 440
Maitland, FL 32751

Tel: (800) 863-1462
Fax: (407) 661-5743
Email: mjernigan@uww-adr.com
www.uww-adr.com

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ONLINE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING
   
Calendar Last Updated: 21 Apr 17

 





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Michelle Jernigan's scheduling staff
(Cathy McCleary, cmccleary@uww-adr.com)

 

ADR SERVICES & CERTIFICATIONS
 
ADR Services:
Mediation (Circuit-Civil)
Mediation (Federal)
Mediation (Family)
Arbitration (Civil/Commercial)
Insurance Umpire

 

FL Certification Qualifications:
Federal Mediator
Circuit-Civil Mediator
Certified Family Mediator
Fl. Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator

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

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MEDIATION CASE EXPERIENCE
 
A. Michelle Jernigan has experience in settling the following types of case:
ADA Disability
Appellate
Commercial/Business
Community Associations
Condominiums
Construction
Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
EEOC
Eminent Domain
Employment
Insurance
Intellectual Property
Landlord/Tenant
Personal Injury
Probate
Professional Negligence
Securities
Torts
Trusts / Estates
Wrongful Death

A. Michelle Jernigan has experience in the following areas of areas of Family Law:
Children & School
Divorce (All Issues)
Pre-Nuptial Agreements
 
PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

In 1988, Michelle Jernigan was one of the first mediators to be certified by the Florida Supreme Court. Since launching her mediation career in 1987, Ms. Jernigan has mediated 1000's of cases throughout Florida.

As a pioneer in mediation, Ms. Jernigan served as a consultant to the Florida Supreme Court as it established mediation mentorship rules. In 1997, Chief Justice Gerald Kogan appointed her to a four-year term on the Florida Supreme Court Mediation Training Review Board. She is currently serving her second four-year term.

In 1998, Ms. Jernigan was selected to mediate and arbitrate 40 class-action claims involving policyholders from Prudential Life Insurance Co., following a negotiated and highly specified dispute resolution process. In 1999, Ms. Jernigan became certified as an NASD arbitrator and mediator. To date she has mediated and arbitrated numerous securities claims. Ms. Jernigan has also developed and implemented mediation training programs for Orlando Regional Healthcare Systems and Eckerd Corporation. She regularly provides mediation training at basic and advanced courses in Florida and is a recognized speaker in the field of ADR.

Education:

  • J.D. Stetson University College of Law, 1981
  • B.S. Stetson University, 1979
  • Nova University, Post Graduate Studies / Psychology
  • Certified Circuit Court Mediator
  • Certified U.S. District Court Mediator, Middle District of Florida
Certified Florida Court Arbitrator

Languages

English

Memberships & Affiliations :

  • Founding Member / Director / Past President of Florida Association of Professional Mediators
  • Member/Director: American College of Civil Trial Mediators
  • Member: Employment Law Committee, Orange County Bar Association
  • Mediator: Florida Bar Mediation Grievance Program
  • Member: Florida Supreme Court Mediation Training Review Board
  • Consultant: Florida Supreme Court Mediation Mentorship Rules development
  • Co-Author: "Mediation Proceedings" Chapter 8 Florida Dissolution of Marriage, (4th ed.1993).
  • NASD Mediator and Arbitrator


RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

Rates: $450 per hour, divided equally between parties.


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