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Patrick J. Mastronardo
Patrick J. Mastronardo, LLC

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P. O. Box 915797
Longwood, FL 32791
USA
407-389-4270
Fax: 407-790-4309

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Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
COMMERCIAL: disputes relating to business agreements; bankruptcy proceedings; landlord/tenant relationships; foreclosure of residential/commercial properties; homeowner associations (HOA); condominiums; mobile homes; insurance coverage; partnership; workplace employment; and debt workout plans.

ELDER ISSUES: relating to the medical care, physical and emotional health, independence, and safety of an elderly or special needs family member; maintenance of sibling relationships; caregiver responsibilities; the sale/division of property; guardianship; estate/tax planning; a second marriage; and post divorce co-parenting.

Professional Background

Certified by The Florida Supreme Court as a mediator in Circuit Civil, Appellate, County, Family, and Dependency Courts. Also qualified to mediate disputes relating to care of the elderly; residential foreclosures in state court; and mortgage modifications in Bankruptcy Court. Authorized arbitrator in Florida state courts. Member of MEAC (Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee) of The Florida Supreme Court.

Former Court appointed Parenting Coordinator in twenty high conflict post divorce cases. Currently, an active volunteer Guardian ad Litem in the Seminole County program representing abused children; advocate for victims of domestic violence, and a pro bono arbitrator in The Florida Bar Grievance Mediation and Fee Arbitration Program. Member of the New York Bar, former owner of a private business selling to major national retailers, Wall Street commercial banker, chief corporate financial officer, and independent financial consultant.

Experience

Acquired as a New York attorney, Wall Street commercial banker, business owner,and independent financial consultant. And, in Florida, as an active arbitrator and a mediator of more than 3,500 civil, family, and dependency cases.

Degrees

Fordham University, School of Law (member of its Law Review), and Fordham University, School of Business, earning JD and BS (Marketing) degrees respectively.

Training

Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
2000/2016    From providers approved by The Florida Supreme Court    In compliance with standards of The Florida Supreme Court.

Approach

Facilitative and transformational, blending people skills, persistence, resourcefulness, and optimism

Fees

$200 per hour ($100 per hour per party). Minimum two hours non-refundable advance payment required or attorney guarantee of payment. Cancellation fee imposed for untimely cancellation. No travel charge within Central Florida.

In multi party cases, call for determination and allocation of fees. Fee schedule subject to change.

Other Information

Member of National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, the Orange County and Hillsborough County Bar Associations, the Circuit-Civil Mediator Society, the Florida Conflict Resolution Consortium, and The National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association. Former Director of the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators. Author of published articles on mediation.

Areas of Practice

  • ADA
  • Adult Family
  • Automotive
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Copyright
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Family
  • Foreclosure
  • Franchise
  • General
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Labor - Management
  • Land Use
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Marital Mediation
  • Maritime
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Partnership
  • Patent
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Fees
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Trademark
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Counselor
  • Fact-Finder
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Arbitrator
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator

References available upon request.