MEMBER PROFILE: Rodney A. Max
 

Rodney A. Max
Upchurch, Watson, White & Max
SOUTHEAST & ALL UNITED STATES
Miami, FL

Tel: (800) 264-2622
Fax: (386) 255-7722
Email: ramax@uww-adr.com
www.uww-adr.com

Additional Offices: Birmingham, AL

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ONLINE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING
   
Calendar Last Updated: 24 Oct 14

 





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All such requests will go immediately to
Rodney Max's scheduling staff
(Heather Lariscy, hlariscy@uww-adr.com)

 

ADR SERVICES & CERTIFICATIONS
 
ADR Services:
Mediation (Circuit-Civil)
Mediation (Federal)
Arbitration (Civil/Commercial)
Arbitration (Construction)
Med-Arb
Neutral Evaluation
Facilitation
Fact Finding
Special Magistrate
ADR Training / 'CME'

 

FL Certification Qualifications:
Circuit-Civil 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

[ Click for Map of Florida's Civil Circuits ]


MEDIATION CASE EXPERIENCE
 
Rodney A. Max has experience in settling the following types of case:
Admiralty
Anti-Trust
Automotive
Aviation
Banking & Finance
Civil Rights
Commercial/Business
Community Associations
Condominiums
Construction
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Cross Cultural
EEOC
Education
Employment
Energy Sector (Oil, Gas)
Engineering
Entertainment Sector
Environmental
Health Care
Insurance
Intellectual Property
International
Land Use/Planning
Landlord/Tenant
Libel & Slander
Media & Communications
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Homes
Partnerships
Personal Injury
Probate
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Negligence
Public Policy
Real Estate
Religious Institutions
Sports
Technology
Torts
Transportation
Trusts / Estates
Workers' Compensation
Wrongful Death
 
PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

Rodney Max is licensed to practice law in the States of Florida and Alabama, with thirty-five years of trial and mediation experience. Mr. Max has established a highly successful national ADR practice, specializing in mediation and arbitration of mass torts, class action complex tort, commercial and consumer cases. He has mediated over 2500 cases in 31 different states and the District of Columbia.

He has been selected and appointed for hundreds of mediations involving opt-outs in the Prudential national class action filed in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey (Judge Alfred M. Wolin). He has been selected as the Compliance Officer in the implementation of the Aetna / HMO national class action in the U.S. District Court of Florida (Judge Moreno). He has been selected and appointed to successfully mediate the largest class action in US history (Fresco v. USDC, SD FL - Judge Martinez)

Mr. Max has authored numerous articles on mediation for professional journals and seminars, and is a noted speaker on mediation throughout the country. Among the honors that Mr. Max has received on both a professional and personal level are: Distinguished Fellow of American College of Civil Trial Mediators, Law and Politics' Super Lawyers of both Florida and Alabama for mediation and ADR, and the 1998 NCCJ Brotherhood Award for Outstanding Community Service.

Education:

  • B.A. (Political Science) University of Florida
  • J.D. Cumberland School of Law (cum laude)

Member: Cumberland Law Review
Member: Curia Honoris

Languages

English

Memberships & Affiliations :

  • Member of Cumberland Law Review
  • Member: Curia Honoris
  • Florida Association of Professional Mediators
  • Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution
  • Neutral Panelist, U.S. District Courts of Alabama
  • Distinguished Panel of Neutrals, CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution
  • Mediation Panelist, Nat'l Assn. of Securities Dealers Regulation, Inc.


RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

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


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