Settle Florida

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Passion. Experience. Diligence.

History

Elliot and Richard bring their extensive experience in law and medicine to the mediation process. They're available for co-mediating any dispute that would benefit from a combination of their unique perspectives. 

A mediator can help you and your client resolve your dispute more quickly and at a lower cost, while allowing each party to directly participate in the negotiations. To discuss your situation, please don't hesitate to reach out to us.

 

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We know how important it is to find a good mediator. That’s why we offer free consultations to walk you through your needs, the scope of your goals and your budget.

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Our Team

 
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Partner

Dr. Richard Polisner

Richard is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil and Family Mediator. Because of his unique experience, he has great empathy for the Parties in the mediation as well as a great respect for the mediation process. Also, his perspective as a non-lawyer tends to place the disputing parties at ease with the process, thereby allowing the Parties to be objective and comfortable during the mediation.

 

Education

LOYOLA LAW SCHOOL
MJ Masters of Jurisprudence Degree in Health Law

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY
B.A. 1966

OHIO COLLEGE OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE
D.P.M. 1970

Qualifying Experience

•Extensive experience in Mediation as both a mediator (5 years) and a party to several mediations
•Spent 30 years as a Board Certified Foot and Ankle Surgeon
•Active in the formation of three separate podiatric medical malpractice insurance companies and assisted in establishing their risk management protocols as well as extensive experience consulting with both plaintiffs and doctor defendants in medical malpractice cases

 
 

 
 
 
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Partner

Elliot Fixler, Esq.

Elliot is a Family and Circuit Civil Mediator as well as an attorney in criminal and civil cases. He has extensive experience as a litigator having defended lawsuits against corporations, municipalities, insurance companies and their insured’s as well as representing plaintiffs in personal injury and other lawsuits. He litigated high exposure cases representing both plaintiffs and defendants in jury trials, bench trials, appeals, mediations, arbitrations and settlement negotiations. He tried hundreds of cases to their conclusion and began trials of countless others that eventually settled.

 

Education

NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL
Juris Doctor 1970

UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO
B.A. 1966

Bar Admissions

• Florida and New York