Thomas Bateman

Thomas Bateman

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Description of Practice

Since retiring from the Florida circuit court trial bench in 2009, Tom Bateman has been serving as a full-time Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator and Qualified Arbitrator in the state trial and appellate courts and the federal distrct and bankruptcy courts of Florida and the Southeast United States. 

An attorney member of The Florida Bar for over 33 years, 19 of which serving as a Florida State Court System trial judge, Tom has trial as well as special magistrate, mediation and arbitration experience in all manner of disputes ranging from employment and workplace disputes, personal injury, medical malpractice, complex commercial transactions, insurance coverage, receivership, non-compete agreement disputes, doctor-hospital employment disputes, public body sovereign immunity, contract interpretation and declaratory judgment disputes, road and building construction disputes, civil rights, patent and trademark infringement cases to non-child custody family law disputes, as well as residential and commercial foreclosure and other real property disputes including title, eminent domain and inverse condemnation disputes. 

Specializing in complex state and federal civil trial court and state appellate court mediation, arbitration, as well as pre-suit negotiation and mediation, Mr. Bateman was a long-serving member of the Florida Supreme Court's Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules and Policy Committee terming off on June 30, 2015, and a former member of the Mediator Qualifications Board, the discipline arm of the Florida Supreme Court as it relates to mediators. He served as a member and chairman of the MQB's Northern Division. He chaired the Florida Supreme Court's Task Force on the Management of Litigation in Complex Cases and served as the chairman of the Florida Supreme Court's Work Group on Jury Management Issues. He has also served The Florida Bar chair or member of numerouls Rules Committees, the Professional Ethics Committee and the Government Lawyers Section.

Mediation Training

Mediation for Judges - National Judicial College, Reno, NV

40 Hours + Mentorship, Florida Certified Mediation Training

Contuing Mediation Education, American Arbitration Association

Continuing Mediation Education, Florida Supreme Court Office of Dispute Resolution

 

 

 

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Panels & Associations National Association of Distinguished Neutrals Flordia Circuit-Civil Mediator Socieaty The Florida Bar - Alternative Dispute Resolution Section American Bar Association - Section of Dispute Resolution American Arbitration Association - Case Specific Florida RV Consumer Arbitration Program (CAP-RV), Administered by DeMars & Associates
Mediation Practice Areas Appellate Bankruptcy Business/Commercial Class Action/Mass Tort Community Complex Cases Construction Cross Cultural Education Elder Employment Environmental Family/Divorce Government Health Care Insurance Intellectual Property Judge (Retired) Labor Landlord/Tenant Nonprofit Online Mediation Personal Injury Professional Malpractice Real Property Transportation Trusts and Estates
Degrees Juris Doctor, George Mason University School of Law Bachelor of Science, Nova Southeastern University A. S., Broward Community College
Professional Services Mediator Attorney Mediator Mediator-Arbitrator Arbitrator Facilitator Mediation Consultant

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Contact Information Send Email (850) 222-0720
Panels & Associations National Association of Distinguished Neutrals Flordia Circuit-Civil Mediator Socieaty The Florida Bar - Alternative Dispute Resolution Section American Bar Association - Section of Dispute Resolution American Arbitration Association - Case Specific Florida RV Consumer Arbitration Program (CAP-RV), Administered by DeMars & Associates
Mediation Practice Areas Appellate Bankruptcy Business/Commercial Class Action/Mass Tort Community Complex Cases Construction Cross Cultural Education Elder Employment Environmental Family/Divorce Government Health Care Insurance Intellectual Property Judge (Retired) Labor Landlord/Tenant Nonprofit Online Mediation Personal Injury Professional Malpractice Real Property Transportation Trusts and Estates
Degrees Juris Doctor, George Mason University School of Law Bachelor of Science, Nova Southeastern University A. S., Broward Community College
Professional Services Mediator Attorney Mediator Mediator-Arbitrator Arbitrator Facilitator Mediation Consultant

 

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