Ronald J. Anania, Esq.



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.


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


  • 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