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Member Profile: Brandon Peters

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Upchurch, Watson, White & Max
7 East Silver Springs Boulevard
Suite 500
Ocala, FL 34470
Email: Click for email

Tel: (800) 863-1462
Fax: (407) 661-5743
Website: www.uww-adr.com

FL Chapter: www.FloridaMediators.org

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Med-Arb; Facilitation & Systems Design; Fact Finding; Discovery Referee; Mini-Trial Judge; Special Master; Insurance Umpire; ADR Training/CME

 

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ONLINE SCHEDULING: Brandon Peters
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Calendar Last Updated: 16 Aug 17
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Brandon Peters has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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design elementCommunity Associations
design elementCondominiums
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design elementDebt Collections
design elementDiscrimination
design elementDivorce (High Asset)
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design elementEducation
design elementElder Abuse
design elementEminent Domain
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design elementEnergy Sector (Oil, Gas)
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design elementEntertainment Sector
design elementEnvironmental
design elementFamily Businesses
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design elementHealth Care
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design elementIntellectual Property
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design elementLand Use/Planning
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design elementLegal Malpractice
design elementLibel & Slander
design elementLocal Govt./Municipalities
design elementMedia & Communications
design elementMedical Devices
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design elementMortgage Foreclosure
design elementNatural Disasters
design elementNon-profit Organizations
design elementNursing Homes
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design elementPensions / ERISA
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design elementPharmaceuticals
design elementPolice
design elementPremises Liability
design elementProbate
design elementProduct Liability
design elementProfessional Fees
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design elementProfessional Malpractice
design elementProfessional Negligence
design elementProperty Damage
design elementPublic Policy
design elementRailroad & Trucking
design elementReal Estate
design elementSecurities
design elementSexual Harassment
design elementShareholder Disputes
design elementSoftware
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design elementTelecommunications
design elementTitle Disputes
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design elementTransportation
design elementTrusts / Estates
design elementUnfair Competition
design elementUtilities
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design elementWage & Hour/FMLA
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BIOGRAPHICAL:

Brandon Peters has successfully mediated complex disputes involving nearly 500 parties. He enjoys the challenge of cases in which one or more participants are considered “difficult” by their opponents.

He brings more than two decades of experience as a highly respected civil litigator to his mediation practice. As an attorney, his clients included numerous well-known lawyers and judges.

During mediation, Brandon usually avoids the “soft approach” because he knows it is critical to identify weaknesses and tell each party the truth – even when the truth is unpleasant. Only then can the parties negotiate from the same script with a realistic view of their relative risks and a working awareness of the full spectrum of possible outcomes.

"I work differently," Brandon says. "I challenge the status quo to achieve better outcomes. I do that by focusing on the people involved in a mediation conference before I focus on the issues. It is important to know my audience and to know what factors – emotional or otherwise – may be driving negotiations. This helps me do my job more effectively."

His mediation clients characterize him as "firm but friendly." That style is based on his knowledge that three factors intersect in nearly every dispute: Financial interests, human feelings and the law. The more complex a dispute, the more difficult is a mediator's task of identifying and separating those factors. "Like the game of Jenga," Brandon says, "you have to be very careful which pieces you pull out and when.”

Brandon and his wife, Stacey, love the outdoors. They especially enjoy spending time with their five boys, four dogs and a cat in the Gulf Hammock region of Florida, near Cedar Key. For fun, they hike, cook, garden and participate in the shooting sports. Brandon is an insatiable reader on a relentless quest for personal growth and professional development.

EDUCATION:

Princeton University, AB, cum laude - 1989 Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

University of Virginia, JD - 1992

Memberships & Affiliations

ADMISSIONS:

  • The Florida Bar
  • United States District Court - Northern District of Florida
  • United States District Court - Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court - Southern District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals - Eleventh Circuit

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • USDC Middle District of Florida - Mediator
  • American Arbitration Association - Mediator
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority - Arbitrator
  • Florida Qualified Arbitrator

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Orange County Bar Association             Committees: Appellate Practice, Business, Construction, Family Law, In-House Counsel, Insurance, Labor & Employment, Professionalism, Solo & Small Firm

Rates

$350.00 per hour plus applicable travel expenses.

 

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Brandon Peters is a member of our FL chapter, Florida Circuit-Civil Mediator Society, Florida's premier roster of distinguished attorney-mediators. The FCCMS profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at www.floridamediators.org/brandon-peters

 

 
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