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W. Jay Hunston Jr., Mediator & Arbitrator, Whitefish, Montana.

W. Jay Hunston Jr.

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W. Jay Hunston, Jr., P.A.
704C East 13th Steet #313
Whitefish, MT, 59937
Tel: (800) 771-7780
Fax: (772) 223-4092
Website: www.hunstonadr.com
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Additional office: Stuart, FL
Recognized to Montana Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration

Regularly travels out of state to: Montana

Other ADR Services: Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Facilitation & Systems Design, Med-Arb, Special Master
  • Practice Commenced: 1991
  • Total Mediations (as of Jun 2019): 3000
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Jun 2019): 5
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Biographical

W. Jay Hunston, Jr. is a solo dispute resolution practitioner, located in Stuart, FL, but practicing statewide in both Florida and Montana. He was previously a litigation partner with Boose, Casey, Ciklin, Lubitz, Martens, McBane & O'Connell, in West Palm Beach. Mr. Hunston's career as a trial lawyer began in 1976 and he earned certification as a Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer at the inception of that specialty area in Florida in 1983 through 2003.

 
After earning certification as a Circuit Civil Mediator in 1991 and as a Family Mediator in 1998, Mr. Hunston made the decision to restrict his practice solely to third party neutral dispute resolution services as of January 1, 2001.  In 2001 he was admitted to the Montana Bar.  Mr. Hunston then earned certification as an Appellate Mediator in 2012.

As a fulltime mediator/arbitrator/special master, Mr. Hunston specializes in the resolution of complex civil, construction, family and probate disputes.


Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Appellate
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Creditors
  • Business Dissolution
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Divorce (High Asset)
  • EEOC
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Sports
  • Technology
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA

Education

  • J.D., Stetson Univ. College of Law, 1976
  • B.A., Denison University, Granville, OH, 1971
  • Certified Circuit Court Mediator, 1991
  • Certified Family Mediator, 1998
  • Qualified Florida Arbitrator, 2000
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, 1983 - 2003
  • Certified Appellate Mediator, 2012
  • AAA Roster of Neutrals, Commercial & Construction, 2013

Memberships & Affiliations

  • ACR Member/Practitioner
  • Admitted to practice law in Florida and Montana
  • Past Chair (10 yrs), Palm Beach Co. Bar ADR Committee
  • Certified Mediator, Montana Mediation Association

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