Gary Kettring

Gary Kettring

There are three basic reasons why people hire Mediation Services of Southern Florida.

First, We are the leaders in providing expert Mediations to the Law Firms & Individuals in Florida & the South East.

Second, We listen to our clients & have the experience and knowledge to finding Practical & Economical Solutions for their cases.

Third, Our Only service is Mediation. We don’t try to rework your finances or provide you with an ongoing counseling service. We Mediate your case and focus on a solution that Best Fits your Needs & Goals.

Additionally, we  offer Telephonic & Video Conference (Zoom & WebEx) mediation. 

We will fairly mediate your case. You can hire others to do you mediations, BUT isn’t your case worth having the Very Best?

Gary Kettring is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family & Circuit Civil Mediator and has been practicing in the Sarasota Area for over 19 years. He has an extensive business background in sales and is one of the most sought after mediators in the area.

In addition to mediation, Mr. Kettring formerly  was a volunteer with the Florida Guardian Ad Litem Program, so he knows how to approach issues regarding Children & Teens. Additionally, he volunteers with the Citizens Dispute Settlement Program helping folks settle their cases.

  • Florida Certified County Mediator
  • Florida Certified Family Mediator
  • Florida Certified Circuit Civil Mediator
  • Florida Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediator
  • Florida Certified Appellate Mediator
  • Certified WIND Umpire
  • Bankruptcy Mediator / U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Court
  • Approved FL Department of Financial Service ADR Mediator
  • Former Mediation Training Review Board Member
  • Registered Georgia, Louisiana & Kentucky Mediator
  • Diplomat Member of the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators
  • 2019 Member Family Court Professional Collaborative
  • FL Mediator Qualification and Discipline Review Board (MQDRB)/ Appointed 2020
  • 2019 Elected Board of Directors FAPM
  • Personal Injury Mediations
  • Hurricane & Wind Mediations
  • Family Issues & Elder Care
  • Student Loan Modifications
  • Collaborative Mediation
  • Landlord-Tennant Disputes
  • Debt & Collection Mediations
  • Foreclosure Mediations
  • Aviation/Pilot Issue Mediations
  • Alternative Life Style Issues/LGBQ
  • Military Divorce Mediations
  • Workers Compensation Mediations
  • Pre-Suite Mediations
  • Homeowner/Condo Assoc. Disputes
  • Insurance & Global Settlement Cases
  • Eagle Scout
  • AOPA Member
  • Kentucky Colonel

YouTube]In 2004 Mr. Kettring was honored to be selected as Mediator of the Year by the Dispute Resolution Center in the 12th Judicial Circuit. He is an Assistant Mediator Trainer for the State of Florida and is on the Mediator Guidance Committee in Sarasota. Mr. Kettring is honored to be Certified by the Florida Supreme Court in Family, Circuit Civil, and County & Appellate Mediation.

It’s not unusual to find him offering his services in the four County Courts in the 12th Judicial Circuit (Sarasota, Manatee, Venice and DeSoto). He has also been a guest speaker at many area legal & community functions.

Need a “Guest Speaker” at your next meeting? Please give us a call!

Additionally, he is often helps resolve some of the most difficult cases in Juvenile Restitution Court. Not limiting himself to children and teens, Mr. Kettring also conducts mediations that deal with Elder Care Issues.

As a long term resident of Central Florida, Gary understands the issues of the challenging economic times, the recent Home Foreclosure Market & Hurricane Damage claims & the impact that these troubles have had on our residents, especially our Elder Citizens & Families.

Mr. Kettring’s business background proves helpful in resolving Landlord/Tenant and Home Owner Association disputes, as well as recent Foreclosure difficulties.

Give Gary a call or email him today!

(941) 957-3004

Click here to see Gary’s calendar.

Mediation Rate:

$250 per Hour (2 Hour Minimum)

Multi-Party Mediations

(More than 2 Parties)

Global Settlement Cases
$90 per Party per Hour
2 Hour Minimum