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Florida MEAC Approves Med-Arb Concept for Florida Certified Mediators

The Florida Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee issued its Opinion 2015-003, with Dissent, on February 4, 2016. ┬áIn this Opinion the Committee recognizes that there is no prohibition against a mediator serving as arbitrator in the original dispute, so long as the parties agree, with full and complete disclosure of the change of roles, the effect on previously confidential communications during the mediation process, and a knowing waiver by the parties of any conflicts arising as a result of the mediator's…

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