Ronald J. Anania, Esq.

Mediation Specialties 

Admiralty/Maritime, Aviation, Family, Fraud, Federal South, Commercial, Contracts, Business, Auto, Liability, Tort, Professional Malpractice, Personal Injury, Negligence and Arbitration of most matters.


Juris Doctor, Whittier Law School, Los Angeles, CA

B.S. Criminal Justice Administration, California State University, Long Beach, CA

Advanced Arbitration Course, Mediation Training Group, Inc.


Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Circuit, County & Family Mediator

Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator

Florida Bar Arbitrator ( 2 years ) & Mediator ( 9 years )

Seventeenth Circuit Court Arbitrator ( 1 year )

Member of the Florida Bar Arbitration & Mediation Standing Committee ( 2 years )

Board of Director, Federal Bar Association Litigation Section

Chapter Liaison. Federal Bar Association

Board of Director & Vice President, Association of South Florida Mediators & Arbitrators

Admiralty/Maritime Attorney, licensed in FL, PA and NJ ( 19 years )

Member of Florida Bar, New Jersey Bar & Pennsylvania Bar Associations

Member of the United States Supreme Court Bar Association

Member of the Southern & Northern District Federal Courts

Member of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Member of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Retired Major Airline Pilot ( US Airways )

Member of the Broward County Marine Advisory Committee (8yrs.)

Proctor Member of The Maritime Law Association of the United States

Member of the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute

Certified Master Marine Surveyor, US Surveyors Association # 100103A

Accident & Fraud Investigator Certification (USSA)

Member of the Association of International Marine Surveyors

Member of the International Association of Marine Investigators, Inc.

USCG Master License

USCG Auxiliary D7/District Staff Officer, retired

Detroit Diesel Factory Overhaul Course completed

ABYC Marine Electrical Certified Technician

Past owner of boat repair facility

Owner of Marine Survey Company

Former owner of a commercial freighter




Florida Bar Mediator, Certified by the Board of Governors

Florida Bar Arbitrator, Certified by the Board of Governors, Tallahassee, FL

Florida Bar Arbitration/Mediation Standing Committee, The Florida Bar, Tallahassee, FL

Broward County Marine Advisory Committee, Broward County, FL

Board of Director & President Association of South Florida Mediators & Arbitrators

Arbitrator, Seventeenth Circuit Court

Admiralty/Maritime Attorney, Law Offices of Ronald J. Anania, P.A., Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Licensed in FL - NJ B PA

Director, Keel Marine, Inc., Dania Beach, FL

President , Scarborough Homeowners Association, Davie, FL

Director, Maritime Surveys, Inc., Davie, FL

Director, US Surveyors Association, Tampa, FL

Former Owner / Yacht Broker, Skipper Yacht Sales, Newport Beach, CA

Former Sales Manager, Blue Dolphin Yachts, Alameda, CA

Former California State Investigator, Los Angeles, CA

Former Pinkerton Investigator, Long Beach, CA

Airline Pilot, Retired, US Airways, Arlington, VA

Commodore, South Florida Yacht Club, Dania Beach, FL