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Charles Nelson Castagna, Mediator & Arbitrator, Clearwater, Florida.

Charles Nelson Castagna

Charles N. Castagna Mediation, Inc.
1275 Cleveland Street
Clearwater, FL, 33755
Tel: (727) 446-4221
Fax: (727) 448-0028
Website: www.castagnamediation.com
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Recognized to Florida Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME
  • Practice Commenced: 1990
  • Total Mediations (as of May 2019): 4000
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Biographical

In 1990 he formed Charles N. Castagna, P.A, where he established a general civil practice, including mediation and arbitration. By 1992 his practice had shifted primarily to mediation and in 1994 he formed and became president of the Mediation Center of Tampa Bay, Inc., now known as Charles N. Castagna Mediation, Inc. Since then he has been a full-time Circuit, Family and Federal Court Mediator, and has now conducted more than 3,000 mediation hearings. His mediation experience includes civil rights, commercial, condominium, construction, contract, corporate, employment/non-compete, family law (all issues), franchise disputes, insurance coverage and bad faith, personal injury and wrongful death, premises and product liability, probate, professional liability (accounting, dental, legal and medical), real estate and securities (NASD Mediation Panel Member). He has also been selected as an Independent Appeals Committee Reviewer, Policyholder Remediation Plan for Prudential Policyholders (administered by the Collins Center for Public Policy, Inc.).

He served as a member of the Florida Supreme Court Standing Committee on Mediation and Arbitration Rules from 1993 - 2001, as a member of the Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee (MEAC) from 2010 - 2018, as a member of the ADR Rules and Policy Committee from 2018 - present, as President of the Florida Association of Professional Family Mediators (2000-2002) and President of the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators (Academy) 2002 - 2004. Based on his extensive mediation experience and advanced training, he has attained Diplomate status in the Academy.

Mr. Castagna has been selected as a Leading Florida Attorney in the area of Alternative Dispute Resolution. He is also the recipient of the 13th Judicial Circuit Mediation and Diversion Services Outstanding Family Mediator Award and has been selected for inclusion in the 13th Edition of Who s Who in American Law.


Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Media & Communications
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Securities
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Wrongful Death

Education

After graduating from the Florida State University College of Law in 1980, Mr. Castagna served the Florida Supreme Court for two years as a law clerk to the Honorable James C Adkins, Jr.


Memberships & Affiliations

Charles has also been selected as an Independent Appeals Committee Reviewer, Policyholder Remediation Plan for Prudential Policyholders (administered by the Collins Center for Public Policy, Inc.).

He served as a member of the Florida Supreme Court Standing Committee on Mediation and Arbitration Rules from 1993 - 2001, as President of the Florida Association of Professional Family Mediators (2000-2002) and President of the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators (Academy) 2002 - 2004. Based on his extensive mediation experience and advanced training, he has attained **DIPLOMATE** status in the Academy.

 


Rates Information

General Civil (2 parties) $375/hour

Federal (2 parties) $400/hour

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