Member Profile: James R. Betts Esq.

James R. Betts Esq.
Betts Mediation
mediations at First Choice Reporting
201 N. Franklin Street, Suite 1775
Tampa, FL 33602
Email: Click for email

Tel: (813) 254-3302
Fax: (813) 254-5322
Website: www.bettsmediation.com

FL Chapter: www.FloridaMediators.org

ADR Services Include:

Mediation

 

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James R. Betts Esq. has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Admiralty
Agricultural
Anti-Trust
Automotive
Aviation
Banking & Finance
Bankruptcy/Creditors
Business Dissolution
Commercial/Business
Community Associations
Condominiums
Construction
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
Engineering
Entertainment Sector
Environmental
Family Businesses
Franchise
Health Care
Insurance
Intellectual Property
Land Use/Planning
Landlord/Tenant
Legal Malpractice
Libel & Slander
Media & Communications
Medical Malpractice
Mortgage Foreclosure
Nursing Homes
Partnerships
Personal Injury
Police
Premises Liability
Probate
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Real Estate
Securities
Shareholder Disputes
Sports
Taxation
Technology
Title Disputes
Torts
Transportation
Trusts / Estates
Unfair Competition
Wrongful Death

 

BIOGRAPHICAL:

I serve exclusively as a mediator in all types of civil litigation and arbitrations throughout the State of Florida, including personal injury and wrongful death, insurance, professional malpractice, nursing home, disability, admiralty, commercial, corporate and partnership, real estate, construction, surety, securities, condominiums and community associations, and probate/trusts, following my 18 years as a trial lawyer at Fowler White in Tampa. I am certified in federal district court and state circuit court.

EDUCATION:

  • Florida Supreme Court Mediation Certification 1999
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida Mediation Certification 2000
  • Florida Supreme Court Approved Arbitration Training 2002
  • Florida Division of Land Sales, Condominiums and Mobile Homes Mediation Certification 2005

  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, WI - J.D. 1981
  • University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI - B.A. 1978
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI - 1973-1976

Memberships & Affiliations

Member of Florida Bar Association:
- ADR Secttion - Trial Lawyers Section
- Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section (former)
- Entertainment & Sports Law Section (former)

Member of Hillsborough County Bar Association:
- ADR Committee, 2000-present (co-chair 2003-2004)
- Trial Lawyers Section, 1981-present (board of directors 1989-1992)

Former Member of American Bar Association
- Litigation Section
- Tort and Insurance Practice Section
- Construction Law Section
- Entertainment & Sports Law Section

Rates

$390./hour for 2 party mediations; variable rates for multi-party mediation. See www.bettsmediation.com for more details

 

James R. Betts Esq. 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/jim-betts

 

 
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