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Norman S. Gerstein, Mediator, Miami, Florida.

Norman S. Gerstein

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Law offices of Norman S. Gerstein
5966 South Dixie Highway
Suite 300
Miami, FL, 33143
Tel: 786-363-5615
Fax: 786-363-5615
Website: www.normangerstein.com
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Recognized to Florida Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Early Neutral Evaluation, Facilitation & Systems Design, Med-Arb
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  • Practice Commenced: 2010
  • Total Mediations (as of Nov 2020): 1000
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Nov 2020): 65
Practice Percentages
  • 2nd Circuit
  • 6th Circuit
  • 9th Circuit
  • 11th Circuit
  • 13th Circuit
  • 15th Circuit
  • 16th Circuit
  • 17th Circuit
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Biographical

                Norman Gerstein was appointed to the County and Circuit court by Governor Graham and served from 1981 through 2010. He was a highly respected Judge throughout his judicial career and presided over numerous celebrated and high profile cases.  He served in every division of the court and consistently earned extremely high ratings in the Dade County Bar’s judicial poll.

 

                He is the founder of The Law Offices Of Norman S. Gerstein   He has remained a full neutral since his retirement from the Circuit Court and is now a highly successful mediator, arbitrator, receiver, special master and court appointed umpire in insurance disputes.

 

                Norm Gerstein has extensive trial and mediation experience in almost all areas of the law and all types of cases including but not limited to complex commercial cases, land use cases, personal injury cases including medical malpractice, maritime cases, aviation, foreclosures, probate cases including guardianship, wills and trust, business disputes including partnership disputes and corporate dissolutions, and negligent security.

 

                His service on the court has only been a small part to his service on the community. He has worked with many community organizations and serves on numerous boards. He has been awarded numerous community and humanitarian awards throughout his career.

 

              

 


Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Aviation
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Divorce (High Asset)
  • Employment
  • Family Businesses
  • Insurance
  • International
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Probate
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Trusts / Estates

Education

    • Building Industry Specific Mediation Expertise in a Competitive ADR Marketplace October 16, 2019
    • ICDR International Symposia in Advanced Case Management Issues December 6, 2018
    • NADN ADVANCED TRAINING MEDIATION COURSE August 17-19, 2017
    • FINRA DISPUTE RESOLUTION TRAINING March 15, 2017 • FLORIDA SUPREME COURT CERTIFIED CIVIL MEDIATOR 2010-PRESENT
    • 2016 ACESIN/AAA E-DISCOVERY TRAINING PROGRAM ARBITRATING IN A DIGITAL WORLD: FAIR & EXPEDITIOUS MANAGEMENT OF ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY October 18-19, 2016
    • 2016 AAA /ICDR /MEDIATION.ORG PANEL CONFERENCE February 18th- 20, 2016
    • DADE COUNTY BENCH AND BAR CONFERENCE February 15, 2016 
    • BEST PRACTICES JURY SELECTION LAW THEORY METHOD February 3, 2016 
    • ICDR BILTMORE HOTEL DELIBERATING THE DELIBERATIONS January 27 to January 29, 2016 
    • ADVANCED MEDIATION TRAINING RETREAT NATIONAL ACADEMY OF DISTINGUISHED NEUTRALS August 13-15, 2015 
    • 32ND JOINT COLLOQUIUM ON INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION Friday, December 11, 2015
    • AAA ICDR INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIA IN ADVANCE CASE MANAGEMENT ISSUES 2014
    • 2012 AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION
    • (Arbitration training and certification)
    • 2011 APPELLATE MEDIATION TRAINING
    • 2011 FAMILY MEDIATION TRAINING  (Florida Supreme Court Certification Course)
    • 2011 CIRCUIT/CIVIL MEDIATION TRAINING
      (Florida Supreme Court Certification Course)
    • J.D. University of Miami, School of Law - Coral Gables, FL - 1973
    • B.A. - Rollins College, Winter Park FL - 1970

Memberships & Affiliations

      • 2017-present Miami Childrens Museum Board
      • 2013 - Present Miami Coalition of Christians and Jews Board Member 
      • 2012 - Present AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION
                   Member of Mediation & Arbitration Panel                     
      • 2011 - 2017 The Coral Gables Trust, Board Member
      • 2011 - Member -National Academy of Distinguished Nuetrals
      • 2004 - 2009 The Children’s Trust Miami-Dade County
      • 2002 - Present Summer Fun For Kids, Inc., President and Founder
      • 2000 - 2005 Hands on Miami Board of Directors
      • 2000 - 2002 The Florida Bar Commission on the legal Needs of children Commission Member
      • 1998-2008 Addiction Services Board, Miami-Dade County
      • 1996-Present Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment, Board of Directors
      • 1995-1999 Florida Conference of Circuit Court Judges
        Executive Committee
      • 1995 Leadership Florida Class XIV
      • 1995 Supreme Court Committee on Court Related Needs of Children, the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities.
      • 1993-2001 Children’s Home Society. Board of Directors
      • 1992 Advocacy Center Inc. , Board of Directors

Honors & Awards:

      • Dedicated Service Award - American Board of Trial Advocates
      • Justice Gerald Kogan Judicial Distinction Award - Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
      • Lifetime Achievement Award - Greater Miami Jewish Federation
      • Judge Wilkie Ferguson, Jr. Advocacy Award - Easter Seals Miami Dade
      • The Heart Award - Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami
      • Justice Harry Lee Anstead Professionalism Award - Dade County Trial Lawyers Association

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