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MEMBER PROFILE: Samuel G. Crosby
 
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Samuel G. Crosby
Central Florida Mediation Group, LLC
454 W. Pipkin Road
Lakeland, FL 33813

Tel: (863) 594-1113
Fax: (863) 594-1121
Email: scrosby@mcmpalaw.com
www.cfmg-llc.com

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ONLINE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING
   
Calendar Last Updated: 20 Oct 17

 




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

All such requests will go immediately to
Samuel Crosby's scheduling staff
(scrosby@mcmpalaw.com)

 

ADR SERVICES & CERTIFICATIONS
 
ADR Services:
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FL Certification Qualifications:
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Serving the following Judicial Circuits:
10, 13

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MEDIATION CASE EXPERIENCE
 
Samuel G. Crosby has experience in settling the following types of case:
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Samuel G. Crosby has experience in the following areas of areas of Family Law:
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PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:
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Since 1987, when I was certified as a mediator by the Supreme Court of Florida, I have participated in over 3,000 mediations. About half of those I was the mediator and half I was acting as an attorney representing a party. As a mediator I have mediated multiple party cases, personal injury litigation, contract disputes, forfeiture cases arising out of criminal arrests, divorce related litigation, PIP cases, disputes involving mobile home communities, construction litigation and virtually the full range of civil lawsuits. On one occasion, the attorneys representing two highly educated and highly bitter spouses agreed that the best chance of resolving the case was to have me mediate with their clients, but with the attorneys not attending the mediation. At this unusual mediation the parties were able to resolve many, but not all of their disputes.

Many of my mediations involve significant dollar divorce cases for the most prominent divorce lawyers in Polk County.

Education:
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  • Graduated from Evans High School in Orlando, Florida in 1969.
  • Attended Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, graduated in 1973 with majors in English and Philosophy.
  • Graduated from the University of Florida Law School in 1976.
  • Languages
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    English

    Memberships & Affiliations :
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    • Board Appointee, Eminent Domain Committee of the Florida Bar
    • Past President, The Lakeland Bar Association
    • Past President, Polk Country Trial Lawyers Association
    • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
    • Former Chair, 10th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, 1998-1999 fiscal year
    • Former Appointee, Civil Procedure Rules Committee
    • President Elect, Leadership Lakeland Alumni Association
    • Former Member, 10th Circuit Pro Bono Committee
    • Recipient, Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award, 10th Judicial Circuit
    • Recipient, Jerry Devane Award, Lakeland Bar Association


    RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

    Rates:
    2-party mediation - $175.00 per party per hour
    3-party mediation - $145.00 per party per hour (br>4 or more party mediation: - $125 per party per hour

    ***Two hour minimum charge per party for mediation. In addition there is an administrative fee of $95.00 per party. The first hour of travel is free on outbound and return trips. After, one hour of travel the charge is the mediator’s hourly rate per party. Principal offices 454 West Pipkin Road, Lakeland, FL 33813 and locations in Tampa, Orlando, Bartow, Sebring and Altamonte Springs.***
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    Payment: Each party's attorney shall be responsible for timely delivery of each party's fees. The full amount of fees is due upon receipt of invoice unless other arrangements are made ahead of time. Prose parties are required to pay in advance. We accept Visa, MasterCard and check.
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    Cancellation Policy: 2 hour cancellation fee for 1/2 day, 4 hour cancellation fee for full day mediations not cancelled at least 5 days prior to mediation.
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