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MEMBER PROFILE: Roger Charles Benson
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Roger Charles Benson
Benson Mediation
2158 Blossom Way South
St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Tel: (727) 822-0357
Fax: (727) 388-6945

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Calendar Last Updated: 16 Oct 18


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

All such requests will go immediately to
Roger Benson's scheduling staff


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 ]

Roger Charles Benson has experience in settling the following types of case:
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Roger Charles Benson has experience in the following areas of areas of Family Law:
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Biographical Notes:
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Available throughout the United States for mediation.  For local mediations the physical address is: 700 Central Avenue, suite 204, St. Petersburg, Fl.,  33701 

Dispute Resolution Experience and Training: Mediated more than 2,500 cases, involving complex, multiparty litigation in both state and federal courts. Issues have encompassed employment and civil rights claims, medical, dental, nursing and hospital/nursing home malpractice, personal injury/wrongful death, construction disputes, real estate matters, divorce arid securities claims. Serve on the following panels: U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Mediator and Arbitrator; Florida state courts, Mediator and Arbitrator; New York Stock Exchange, FINRA, Arbitrator; Member, National Panel of Mediators, In re: The Prudential Insurance Company of America Sales Practices Litigation, Class Action ADR Process; Member, National Panel of Mediators, Cremin, et al. vs. Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith, Inc., Class Action Claims Resolution Process; Member, National Panel of Mediators, Martens, et al. vs. Smith Barney, Class Action Claims Resolution Process. Harvard Law School, Advanced Negotiation: Applications to Gender; U.S. Department of Justice, Americans with Disabilities Act advanced mediation training for professional mediators; WIPO, Advanced mediation training, intellectual property, patents, copyright; Florida Supreme Court mediator certification training, circuit/county/family/appellate; Court Certified Primary Trainer (Florida)

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  • B.S., University of Florida, 1970; J.D.,
  • University of Miami, 1973.

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Memberships & Affiliations :
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International panel of mediators, World International Property Organization (WIPO), an agency of the United Nations, Geneva; CPR Distinguished Panel of Mediators, Collins Center for Public Policy - Lemon Law, R/V, Hurricane Claims, Mortgage Foreclosures (USF/Collins Center and MMI [6th Judicial Circuit])


Rates: $300.00 hour, mediation time and preparation time. No charge for time spent traveling.
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Payment: Attorneys are responsible for payment of mediation fees if their clients fail to pay within a reasonable period of time.
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Cancellation Policy: I am a full time mediator. In the event mediation is cancelled less than 10 days before the scheduled date, I charge the party requesting the cancellation a $900.00 cancellation fee. If all parties request the cancellation, each party will be billed for a pro rata portion of the cancellation fee. I do so because under those circumstances, there is no realistic opportunity for me to schedule mediation to fill the time I have committed to your case (much like an empty seat on an airplane after the doors close.) Of course, if I am able to schedule mediation on this reserved day, no fee will be due from you.
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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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