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Steven Farbman, Mediator, Plantation, Florida.

Steven Farbman

Farbman Mediation Group
7805 S.W. 6th Court
Plantation, FL 33324
Tel: (954) 505-8540
Website: www.farbmanmediation.com
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  • Practice Commenced: 2002
  • Total Mediations (as of Feb 2023): 500
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Feb 2023): 12
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Biographical

By introduction, I am admitted to practice law in Florida and New Jersey, working as a trial lawyer since 1985. I was most proud to be certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in civil trial law in 1994, an honor I still hold today. In addition, I am pleased to be a certified and court-appointed mediator for more than 20 years. My experience as a trial lawyer both for the plaintiff and defense has proved invaluable in achieving success in helping countless parties successfully resolve their issues, avoiding the uncertainties and expense of a trial. Mediation has some similarities to litigation. Perhaps the single most important task of a mediator is to listen. Whether it was a witness on the stand, or in mediation, a party, attorney, or claims adjuster at mediation, listening to what each has to say and learning what is important to each, is paramount. Once an understanding is gained, I am able to impart my past life and working experiences to aid in shedding a little more light on the issues, allowing the parties to make informed decisions in their best interests. Compromise is always necessary, but there is no reason why a successful mediation cannot bring closure with both parties feeling the settlement was in each of their best interests.

I look forward to mediating your next case and always free to contact me if you would like to learn more.


Case Experience

  • Automotive
  • Contract Disputes
  • Insurance
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Torts
  • Wrongful Death

Education

  • Nova Southeastern University Davie, Florida Juris Doctor, February 1985
  • Muhlenberg College Allentown, PA B.A. Liberal Arts, June 1982

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member of the Bar, State of Florida, admitted 1985
  • Member of the Bar, State of New Jersey, admitted 1986
  • Florida Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer since 1994
  • Super Lawyers
  • ABOTA
  • Martindale –Hubbell AV rated
  • Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Past President of South Broward Bar Association (2020-2021)
  • Former President of Florida Lawyers Network (2016-2021)

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