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MEMBER PROFILE: Norman S. Gerstein
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Norman S. Gerstein
Norman S. Gerstein P.A.
Offices At Grand Bay Plaza PH1
2665 South Bayshore Drive
Miami, FL 33133

Tel: 786-363-5615
Fax: 786-363-5615

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Calendar Last Updated: 9 Nov 18


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Click your preferred date to send our office a Date Request form.

All such requests will go immediately to
Norman Gerstein's scheduling staff
(Claudia Leone,


ADR Services:
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FL Certification Qualifications:
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Serving the following Judicial Circuits:
2, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 16, 17

[ Click for Map of Florida's Civil Circuits ]

Norman S. Gerstein has experience in settling the following types of case:
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Norman S. Gerstein has experience in the following areas of areas of Family Law:
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Biographical Notes:
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                Norman Gerstein was appointed to the County and Circuit court by Governor Graham and served from 1981 through 2010. He was a highly respected Judge throughout his judicial career and presided over numerous celebrated and high profile cases.  He served in every division of the court and consistently earned extremely high ratings in the Dade County Bar’s judicial poll.

                He is the founder of Norman S. Gerstein P.A.  He has remained a full neutral since his retirement from the Circuit Court and is now a highly successful mediator, arbitrator, receiver, special master and court appointed umpire in insurance disputes.

                Norm Gerstein has extensive trial and mediation experience in almost all areas of the law and all types of cases including but not limited to complex commercial cases, land use cases, personal injury cases including medical malpractice, maritime cases, aviation, foreclosures, probate cases including guardianship, wills and trust, business disputes including partnership disputes and corporate dissolutions, and negligent security.

                His service on the court has only been a small part to his service on the community. He has worked with many community organizations and has served on numerous boards. He has been awarded numerous community and humanitarian awards throughout his career.

                He is founder of Summer Fun for Kids, a private program which has provided community activities, summer placement and field trips for hundreds of at risk children.

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  • (Arbitration training and certification)
  • 2011 FAMILY MEDIATION TRAINING  (Florida Supreme Court Certification Course)
    (Florida Supreme Court Certification Course)
  • J.D. University of Miami, School of Law - Coral Gables, FL - 1973
  • B.A. - Rollins College, Winter Park FL - 1970

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Memberships & Affiliations :
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  • 2013 - Present Miami Coalition of Christians and             Jews Board Member 
                    Member of Mediation & Arbitration Panel                     
  • 2011 - Present The Coral Gables Trust, Board Member
  • 2011 - Member -National Academy of Distinguished Nuetrals
  • 2004 - 2009 The Children’s Trust Miami-Dade County
  • 2002 - Present Summer Fun For Kids, Inc., President and Founder
  • 2000 - 2005 Hands on Miami Board of Directors
  • 2000 - 2002 The Florida Bar Commission on the legal Needs of children Commission Member
  • 1998-2008 Addiction Services Board, Miami-Dade County
  • 1996-Present Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment, Board of Directors
  • 1995-1999 Florida Conference of Circuit Court Judges
    Executive Committee
  • 1995 Leadership Florida Class XIV
  • 1995 Supreme Court Committee on Court Related Needs of Children, the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities.
  • 1993-2001 Children’s Home Society. Board of Directors
  • 1992 Advocacy Center Inc. , Board of Directors

Honors & Awards:

  • Dedicated Service Award - American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Justice Gerald Kogan Judicial Distinction Award - Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - Greater Miami Jewish Federation
  • Judge Wilkie Ferguson, Jr. Advocacy Award - Easter Seals Miami Dade
  • The Heart Award - Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami
  • Justice Harry Lee Anstead Professionalism Award - Dade County Trial Lawyers Association


Rates: Please call Claudia Leone 786-363-5615
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Payment: A $1000.00 deposit should be made 7 days prior to mediation divided equally by all parties.
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Cancellation Policy: A half day fee will be charged if canceled 48 hours prior unless there are extenuating circumstances
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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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