Jose R. Riguera is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Mediator. A mediator serves as a facilitator, focusing parties’ discussions as to how they might settle their dispute. A mediator cannot force the parties to settle, but he or she helps steer negotiations between the parties to compromise their claims and defenses in an effort to settle the lawsuit and avoid the uncertainty of a trial. Florida Courts require parties to mediate cases before trial. Parties to a lawsuit are allowed to select the mediator for their case, so if you are in need of a mediator, you should consider using the services of Jose R. Riguera. Because with his extensive experience as a civil litigation attorney, he brings the insight to help all sides of a dispute seek an acceptable compromise resolution. He will do more than carry a number from room to room.