Workshop Session A7:

Finding Nonmonetary Solutions to Cross the Resolution Finish Line 

(CME: General)

Speaker

Robin Caral-Shaw    

Attorney/Mediator and Primary Trainer,

Law Office of Robin Caral Shaw, P.A.  

Robin Caral-Shaw is certified as a Florida Supreme Court Circuit Civil, Family, and Appellate mediator and is a Florida Supreme Court approved Primary Trainer for both the Circuit Civil and County mediator certification training programs. She is the Primary Trainer for the Mediation Training Group and teaches certification programs regularly as well as monthly continuing CME/CLE/CEU full-day programs. She is approved as an Appellate Specialist for the Appellate Mediation Certification course and is an Assistant Family Mediation trainer. Robin is also a mediator for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida, a volunteer grievance mediator for the Florida Bar, and a Florida Qualified Arbitrator. Robin is admitted to the Bar in Florida, the District of Columbia, and Pennsylvania. She is an Adjunct Professor at Nova Law School. In addition to mediating, Robin is a transactional/contracts/business attorney with a background in topics varying from Art and Entertainment Law, to Construction and Tax Law, to Family Law and Collaborative Divorce, all of which provide a strong basis for mediating.

Robin has been Chair of the Professional Mediation Institute for five years and is Past President of both the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators and the Association of South Florida Mediators & Arbitrators.

She has been a regular presenter at the Florida Supreme Court's annual Dispute Resolution Conference since 2000 and has spoken on numerous dispute resolution topics at national, state, and local conferences including Interpersonal Violence, Ethics, Impasse, Mediator Bias, and Diversity.