Since moving to Florida, Patrick J. Mastronardo has provided conflict management services to businesses and families for fourteen years. He is certified by The Florida Supreme Court as a Circuit Civil, County Court, Family, Dependency, and Appellate mediator; and is qualified as an Arbitrator in the Courts of Florida. In Florida, Pat has mediated more than 3,000 civil and family cases, arbitrated disputes, and provided business consultant services.
Pat maintains a private practice to mediate a variety of commercial and domestic disputes, the latter now including elder care mediation (click tab at top of this page for information). On behalf of Florida state agencies, Pat mediates disputes relating to HOAs, mobile homes, condos, environmental enforcement, and vocational rehabilitation of persons with disabilities. Also, pursuant to Court order, he mediates cases relating to dissolution of marriage, dependency, debt collection, and residential foreclosure. In Orange County, Pat had been a Court appointed Parenting Coordinator in 20 high conflict post divorce cases.
Pat is a pro bono participant in The Florida Bar Grievance Mediation and Fee Arbitration Program; a volunteer Seminole County Guardian ad Litem for abused and neglected children; and a volunteer Orange County Court mediator. As a former volunteer court advocate for victims of domestic violence, Pat earned the Harbor House, OCCADV, ”Hands of Peace” award.
Pat serves on The Florida Supreme Court’s Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee. He is a Director of The Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, and a contributing writer to its quarterly publication. Pat is an approved mediator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and is a member of the Association for Conflict Resolution, the Florida Circuit-Civil Mediator Society, and National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.
Prior to moving to Florida, Pat acquired extensive business experience as a New York attorney, Wall Street commercial banker, sole owner of an import and manufacturing company, corporate CFO, and a financial consultant. Pat earned a JD at Fordham University, School of Law; was a Fordham Law Review member; and earned a BS in Marketing at Fordham’s School of Business.