MEMBER PROFILE: Stephan B. Widmeyer

Stephan B. Widmeyer
Mediation Offices
PO Box 511318
Punta Gorda, FL 33951

Tel: (941) 875-4607

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Calendar Last Updated: 21 Jun 17


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ADR Services:
Mediation (Circuit-Civil)
Mediation (Federal)
Mediation (Family)
Arbitration (Civil/Commercial)
Arbitration (Construction)
ADR Training / 'CME'


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

Serving the following Judicial Circuits:
6, 10, 12, 13, 20

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Stephan B. Widmeyer has experience in settling the following types of case:
Community Associations
Contract Disputes
Cross Cultural
Debt Collections
Divorce (High Asset)
Eminent Domain
Family Businesses
Health Care
Mortgage Foreclosure
Nursing Homes
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Negligence
Real Estate
Title Disputes
Trusts / Estates

Stephan B. Widmeyer has experience in the following areas of areas of Family Law:
Child Support
Common Law/Cohabitation
Divorce (All Issues)
Marital Issues

Biographical Notes:

I was first certified as a Circuit Civil and Family Mediator in 1993 (re-certified in Circuit Civil in 2010, Family, 2011); Mediator Number 4326FRA. Certified as an Appellate Mediator, 2011.

I have been an active mediator since 1993; I have mediated over 1,900 disputes in various areas of the law, including, but not limited to, consumer/business disputes, personal injury and products liability cases, contract disputes, construction disputes, probate contests, family issues, and foreclosures. I am a Certified Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program mediator, and I was rostered with both the Collins Center and Conant Center RMFM Programs until the Supreme Court cancelled the program.  I am rostered with the US District Court, Middle Dist. of Florida, as a bankruptcy residential mortgage foreclosure mediator. I estimate that, since 1993, between 30% and 40% of my practice has been as a mediator; since I retired from active law practice in 2012, I devote 100% of my professional life to mediation and arbitration. 

With Hal Frank Wotitzky, Esq., I formed Mediation Education, LLC in 2010 for the purpose of offering mediator training courses and continuing education courses. This Circuit Civil Mediator Certification Training Program was officially approved by the Florida Supreme Court in 2010. I am an approved Primary Trainer. My presentations in each of our Circuit Civil Training programs total approximately eleven (11) hours. We have successfully conducted several circuit civil training courses to date and presented two CLE/CME seminars to attorneys and mediators.

I have also been sole arbitrator in several cases, both court-referred non-binding arbitration and voluntary binding arbitration.

I conducted workshops at the 2011 and 2012 DRC Conferences in Orlando, both of which were well-attended and received highly favorable reviews from attendees.


  • Washburn University College of Law, J.D., 1977
  • Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. Master of Arts degree, 1968
  • West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, West Virginia - Bachelor of Science, 1966
  • United States Navy, active duty 1968 - 1972
  • Languages


    Memberships & Affiliations :

     National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals

    Florida Association of Professional Mediators

    ADR Section of The Florida Bar

    Federal Bar (US Dist. Ct., 11th C.C.A, US Tax Ct., US Supreme Ct.)


    Rates: $125/hour per party. Sessions reserved by the half- or whole day. Three hour minimum fee half day, five hour minimum fee whole day reservations.

    Payment: Payment is required at the close of each session unless other arrangements have been made in advance of the session.

    Cancellation Policy: The minimum fee applies if session is cancelled within 2 business days of date, barring exigent and unavoidable circumstances (in the mediator's sole discretion).

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