CERTIFIED MEDIATOR TRAININGS
Toby Isaacson, JD
Federal and Florida Certified Circuit Civil, Family & County Court Mediator
Florida Supreme Court Approved Mediation Training Provider
A career professional in dispute resolution, with nearly 20 years as a Florida Certified Mediator and Training Provider, Toby brings a wealth of experience which includes negotiations and arbitrations in addition to mediation. As a Mediator at the Federal level, she has served as a Neutral Evaluator and Mediator in various government programs including EEOC and ADA; while as a Florida Civil Mediator, she has mediated Insurance matters, Foreclosure, Probate, Trust & Estate matters, Labor & Employment cases, landlord-tenant, and contract disputes; and the wide spectrum of family matters that arise in pre-suit and litigated divorce mediation. Toby provides dynamic presentations and trainings in conferences and seminars locally and nationwide in the areas of employment & labor, inspiration and motivation, effective communication, and conflict resolution.
Jon C. Kieffer, Esquire
Certified Circuit Civil Mediator,
Jon is a seasoned Florida attorney and long-standing Certified Mediator with more than 30 years of experience and well over 2,000 mediations. He has mediated a variety of civil cases, both, pre-suit and litigated, including personal injury, wrongful death, nursing home, medical malpractice, and contract disputes; as well as family matters including divorce issues of all types, child protection, child support, adoption, parent and elder issues, and more. Jon has established an excellent reputation as a highly effective mediator, and his training and presentations are both thorough and enjoyable, reflecting his knowledge and vast experience.
David Swindall, M.Div., LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Director, Batterer's Intervention Program
As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, David provides services which include clinical hypnosis; individual, couples and marriage therapy; anger management; and domestic violence intervention. He is a Certified Assessor and Director of the Certified Batterer’s Intervention Program. He is also an Approved Provider for the Pinellas Domestic Violence Task Force and Florida's Sixth Judicial Circuit Court. David's presentations bring real-life examples along with materials and supportive data which provide insight and advancement to our understanding of domestic violence.
Visiting Faculty, Presenters
Coaches / Critiquers
Our programs routinely feature presenters who are considered experts in their topic area(s) or who are already experienced Certified Mediators with additional training for coaching and supporting students as Florida-mediators-in-training. All speakers in this certified mediator training program are credentialed and approved by the Florida Dispute Resolution Center (an arm of the Florida Supreme Court which oversees the Certification of Mediators in Florida, the Training Providers, and Training Programs) in advance of the training.