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R OGER C.B ENSON M EDIATOR ,ARBITRATOR ,NEUTRAL INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATOR ,CONTRACT OMBUDSMAN St. Petersburg, Florida 33712-6016 • (727) 822-0357 www.bensonmediation.com email@example.com SUMMARY OF Q UALIFICATIONS Highly accomplished independent conflict resolution professional providing appropriate dispute resolution solutions including mediation, arbitration, independent investigation of EEOC and other employment related claims and service as a contract ombudsman. One of the first court-certified mediators in Florida. Extensive experience teaching mediation and negotiation skills. Willing to travel – no charge for time spent travelling. Firmly established reputation as a creative and tireless ADR professional committed to a philosophy of proactive and engaged problem solving. Creative, dynamic problem solver with excellent mediation, risk management, fact-gathering and negotiation skills. Results-oriented with the ability to quickly identify, understand and address legal and emotional issues and pave the way for the parties to settle disputes in a durable, cost-effective way. Skilled at engaging reluctant and difficult personalities in the conflict resolution process. Focused, patient, confident, calm and diplomatic, working in even the most stressful, challenging circumstances. Licenses: Member, The Florida Bar; Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator: County, Circuit, Family, Appellate P ROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Mediator Mediated 2,500+ cases, including complex, multi-party litigation in both state and federal courts, throughout the United States Issues included employment and civil rights claims, labor law claims, medical, dental, nursing and hospital/nursing home malpractice, personal injury/wrongful death, construction disputes, real estate matters, contested high asset divorce, securities claims, insurance claims, commercial claims, environmental/land use and residential foreclosure Independent, Neutral Investigator Extensive experience investigating claims of employment discrimination and breach of contract/wrongful termination in the private and public sectors and providing employers with in-depth analysis of complex and conflicting narratives and recommeinnovative, cost-effective and durable solutions. Arbitrator Served as arbitrator and arbitration panel member in a wide variety of claims: collective bargaining grievance arbitration, non-binding arbitration of claims pending in U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, FINRA claims, class action claims resolution arbitration, Florida Lemon Law recreational vehicle arbitration. Ombudsman Design and establish ombuds program for employers and serve as the program ombudsman on a contract basis. Page 2 P ROFESSIONAL TRAINING Harvard Law School—Advanced Negotiation: Applications to Gender U.S. Department of Justice Americans with Disabilities Act mediation training for professional mediators Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator: circuit/country/family/appellate Additional advanced circuit and family mediation training Advanced Workshop for Mediators in Intellectual Property Disputes, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), an agency of the United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland Holocaust Studies for Educators, International School for Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel Florida Growth Management Consortium, mediating public policy disputes involving environmental issues Primary trainer for Florida Supreme Court Mediation Certification Program M EDIATION / ARBITRATION PANELS Served on the following panels: United States District Court, Middle District of Florida–Mediator and Arbitrator Florida State Courts—Mediator and Arbitrator Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) – Mediator and Arbitrator Collins Center for Public Policy, Mediator and Arbitrator, hurricane insurance claims program International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR), Mediator World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), an agency of the United Nations, panel of mediators, Geneva, Switzerland National Panel of Mediators, In re: The Prudential Insurance Company of America Sales Practices Litigation, Class Action ADR Process National Panel of Mediators, Cremin, et al. v. Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith, Inc., Class Action Claims Resolution Process National Panel of Mediators, Martens, et al. v. Smith Barney, Class Action Claims Resolution Process Sixth Judicial Circuit (Florida) foreclosure mediation panel member Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida, foreclosure mediation panel member W ORK H ISTORY Roger C. Benson, St. Petersburg, Florida, Attorney and Mediator More than 25 years of trial experience, including both jury and bench trials, in federal and state courts: Employment and labor law (NLRA, FLSA, ADEA,OSHA, etc.), personal injury, commercial/UCC, probate (will contests), contested divorce Jackson, Lewis, Schnitzler & Krupman, New York, New York, Associate Represented management in all areas of employment and labor law National Labor Relations Board, Tampa, Florida, Field Attorney Investigated unfair labor practices, conducted administrative hearings, prosecuted claims before administrative law judges representing NLRB www.bensonmediation.com firstname.lastname@example.org
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