Leland E. Stansell, Esq.

Mediation Specialties 

ADA, Admiralty, Auto, Aviation, Banking, Bodily Injury, Business, Civil Litigation, Collections, Commercial, Construction, Death, Discrimination, Employment, Entertainment, Environmental, ERISA, Federal South, Federal Middle, Foreclosure, Governmental, Health Care, Homeowners Liability, Insurance Disputes involving Property, Casualty, Fire, Windstorm and Bad Faith Suits, Labor, Legal Malpractice, Maritime, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home, Personal Injury, Premises, Products Liability, Professional Malpractice, Real Estate, Teachers Liability, Tort, Workers' Compensation

Certification

Florida Supreme court and Federal District Court. All cases except Family Law.

Florida Appellate Mediator.

Litigation Experience

Thirty years in State and Federal Courts. Member of Trial Bar of U.S. So. District, Eleventh Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court and all Florida State Courts.

Practice included personal injury, property damage, wrongful death, products liability, premises & security liability and insurance law. Clients include Fontainebleau Resort and Towers of Miami Beach.

Professional and Bar Activities

Florida Academy of Professional Mediators: Member

U of M Alumni Assn: Board of Directors and various offices including President 1969

Dade County Bar Association: Board, various offices and President 1975-1976

American Arbitration Assn: Arbitrator and member Advisory Committee

Judicial Nominating Commission: 1984 Chair Third District Court of Appeal Commission

Florida Bar: Board of Director Young Lawyers Section 1966-70; Senior Bar Board of Directors 1970-80

American Bar Assn: House of Delegates 1982-1986

American Bd. of Trial Advocates: Diplomat (requires minimum of 100 jury trials); Am. Jur Society; Federation of Insurance Counsel; Int'l Assn. of Defense Counsel; Fla. Criminal Defense Assn founding member and Treasurer 1964-1966.

Education

Florida Southern College and University of Miami School of Law