Ft. Lauderdale Business Mediator


Businesses engage in dozens of transactions with customers, clients, vendors and others every day. When problems arise in this context or with the internal management of the business, a dispute has the potential to disrupt the business. Business disputes are often contentious, and litigation can drag on for years. However, businesses can take charge of these disputes and resolve them more effectively through the process of mediation.

Francis Carter is a skilled Miami FL business mediator who has extensive experience in helping businesses resolve problems in an amicable manner that focuses on their best interests. He is available to assist you with any business legal issue you are experiencing.


Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution that gives the parties control over the final outcome of their case. It involves the respectful exchange of information and ideas between the parties who are guided by an experienced Miami Florida business mediator. The mediator explains his role as an objective third-party who helps facilitate communication between the parties. The mediator talks to the parties openly about the strengths and weaknesses of their case.
Mr. Carter works closely with the parties to uncover their interests, such as minimizing negative publicity, amicably resolving an employment issue, developing a new policy to better resolve similar issues in the future or avoiding the expense and time of litigation. He then works to resolve the matter in a way that tends to both parties’ underlying interests. If the parties reach an agreement, the dispute is settled and litigation can come to an end.

What Types of Cases Can Be Resolved through Mediation?

Francis L. Carter, P.A. is a full-time Miami FL business mediator and settlement counselor who has received national and local recognition for his advocacy and mediation skills. He is ranked as a Senior Statements in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and is recognized by the Florida edition of Super Lawyers as a mediator in the Alternative Dispute Resolution category.

Mr. Carter has helped to successfully resolve various types of business issues that are particularly suited to mediation, including:

  • Partner disputes
  • Director and officer liability
  • Construction defects
  • Business dissolutions
  • Brokers’ commissions
  • International business disputes
  • Financial disputes
  • Breach of contract
  • Commercial real estate disputes

He also provides assistance with business divorcescontract dispute resolution and foreclosures and lien contests. Additionally, Francis Carter serves as a settlement counselor to help other attorneys formulate an effective settlement strategy. He also assists in preparing for and conducting mediation proceedings in front of other mediators.

Contact an Experienced Miami FL Business Mediator to Solve Your Business Dispute

If you are involved in a business dispute and you would like to avoid the expense, publicity and time of litigating the issue, an experienced Miami FL business mediator like Francis L. Carter, P.A. can help. Mr. Carter is perceived as one of the most renowned business mediators in the area. Schedule a confidential consultation with us by calling (305) 776-9143 or contacting us online.

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