John Lenderman
  ADR Services
  • Civil Mediation
  • Family Mediation
  • Early and Mid-litigation Case Evaluations
  • Voluntary Trial Resolution Judge (Civil & Family)
  • Special Magistrate (Discovery & Fact Issues)
  • Arbitration (Civil, Family, Construction, Medical, Professional, Contracts & Torts)
  • Binding and Non-binding Arbitration
I will schedule only one case per day – no one is rushed by a second scheduled case.


Florida Supreme Court Certified
Civil and Family Mediator

Biographical Information

John C. Lenderman, Circuit Judge (1992-2010), seven years, Civil Division, ten years Family Division. Practice in St. Petersburg, (1969-1992); Florida Bar Board Certified Marital and Family Law Lawyer.  Adjunct Law Professor, Stetson University College of Law (1993-present); Florida Bar Family Law Rules Committee, Chair 2001-2002; Vice Chair and Organizer, Pinellas County Domestic Violence Task Force (1993-1997): Florida College of Advanced Judicial Studies- (1995-2011); Presenter, Florida Conference of Circuit Judges; Presenter, International Aspects of Custody (The Hague Convention) Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Judges, 2000;   “Child Visitation”, 2002, The Royal Society, London and Hardwicke Building, Lincoln’s Inn, London– 2003;  Faculty (1997,1999-2004, 2008-12), Florida Judicial College(for new judges); Administrative Judge, Pinellas County Family Law Division, (1995-1997, 2000); Mentor Judge; Florida Supreme Court, Family Courts Steering Committee (1996 to 2002); Chair, Child Support Subcommittee (1998-2000); President, Canakaris Inn of Court (1998-1999, 2010);  Chair, Family Law Section, Florida Conference of Circuit Judges (1998-1999);  1997 Jurist of the Year Award, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fla. Chapter; 1998 Judicial Appreciation Award, St. Petersburg Bar Association; 1998  Florida Bar Judicial Merit Award, Family Section;  Chair’s Special Award of Merit, Family Section, Florida Bar; 1999.  Outstanding Service Award, Law Related Education Association, Florida Bar, 2002.  Author of April, 2000 and 2002 Supplements to Chapter 4, Paternity – Adoption Paternity and Other Florida Family Practice, (4th ed. and  5th ed. Supp), The Florida Bar.  National Judicial College, faculty, (2004-11).

Mediations: $300.00 per hour
Arbitration:  $300.00 per hour
Trial Resolution Judge:  $300.00 per hour
Early Neutral Evaluations: $300.00 per hour
Minimum Fee: 2 hours
Cancellation Fee: 2 hours unless cancellation is given 72 hours in advance
Travel Time:  No charge
All fees are based upon no rented facilities
Credit cards accepted at mediation
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(727) 612-4888
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