Mediation Firm, Inc.       401 East Las Olas Boulevard., Suite 1220, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301          954-765-8000

©2019 by Mediation Firm, Inc.

Rick Ciravolo

EDUCATION

U.S. Navy School of Justice, 1962, Newport, Rhode Island

University of Miami, J.D., 1962, Miami, Florida

Emory University, B.B.A., 1959, Atlanta, Georgia

MEDIATION / NEGOTIATION

Mr. Ciravalo began his mediation apprenticeship and career with Mediation, Inc. and continued with that group for 24 years.  The members of Mediation, Inc. conducted well over 150,000 mediation conferences on cases pending in the trial courts and appellate courts of Florida during its 27 years of operation. 

In late 2013, Mr. Ciravalo , along with 20 other seasoned mediators, moved his mediation practice to Mediation Firm, Inc.  He has personally led more than 5,500 mediation conferences during his 24 years as a trial court mediator certified by the Florida Supreme Court.  

Certified Arbitrator - The Florida Dispute Resolution Center course approved by the Florida Supreme Court.

Family Mediator - Florida Atlantic University, Completed course approved by the Florida Supreme Court.

Approved Mediator for State of Florida Department of Insurance - American Arbitration Association (Automobile Claims) course approved by the State of Florida Department of Insurance.

Certified Circuit and County Court Mediator - American Arbitration Association course approved by the Florida Supreme Court.

AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

Circuit Court Mediator with Mediation, Inc. - a group of more than thirty former judges and experienced trial attorneys. This group has mediated in excess of 80,000 cases. Mr. Ciravolo has conducted over 1000 mediation conferences dealing with all areas of the law.

Attorney, in general practice with emphasis on personal injury (1965-1990)

General Counsel and V.P. Business Affairs, for computer software publisher, involved in all aspects of management, contracts and corporate law (1987-1990)

President, Sabrett South, Inc. (1981 to date)

President, Biscayne Realty, Inc. (1975 to date)

Vice President, Intershop Real Estate Service, Inc. (1978 to date)

U.S. Navy Judge Advocate, assigned as Legal Officer at N.A.A.S.

 

Saufley Field. Dealt with all aspects of Naval/Administrative Law, Court Marshall and Aircraft accident investigations.

ADMISSIONS

Member, Florida Bar

Dade County Bar Association

Registered, Real Estate Broker