Janice M. Fleischer

Janice M. Fleischer

Janice Fleischer, J.D., is currently the Coordinator for the South Florida Office of the Florida Conflict Resolution Consortium, a university based program established by the Florida legislature whose mission is to provide facilitation and mediation services in the public policy arena.

Ms. Fleischer practiced law until 1990 when she became a Florida Supreme Court certified mediator and joined the Mediation/Arbitration Division of the 11th Judicial circuit. After leaving the Mediation/Arbitration division, she mediated independently for the court system.

She teaches mediation at the University of Miami School of Law and is Chair of the Southern Division of the Florida Mediator Qualifications Board, a board that hears grievances filed against mediators.

She is immmediate Past-President of the Florida Association of Professional Family Mediators and is Region III Vice President of The Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution, (SPIDR) an international dispute resolution organization. Additionally, she has served as faculty for the National Judicial College. Ms. Fleischer is a frequent presenter and speaker at state and national conferences, including AFM, the Academy of Family Mediators, SPIDR, and the Florida Dispute Resolution Center Annual Conference.

Ms. Fleischer is a primary trainer in public policy, facilitation, mediation and interpersonal conflict resolution. She is a member of the ABA and is a Vice-Chair of the Legislative Committee of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution.
Email: jfleischer@mediate.com




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Articles and Video:

Preventing Conflict through Facilitation (12/23/99)
Facilitators make it easier for people to accomplish whatever goal their meeting may have been called for. Although facilitation can be used in conflict situations, and therefore belongs on the conflict continuum, an important characteristic of facilitation is its use as a preventative measure.