Gregory Firestone, PhD, is President of My Florida Mediator and previously served as Director of the University of South Florida Conflict Resolution Collaborative. He has served continuously on standing alternative dispute resolution committees of the Florida Supreme Court for more than two decades and as Official Observer to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws Uniform Mediation Act Drafting Committee.
He currently serves on the Editorial Board of Family Court Review and most recently received the 2012 Florida Supreme Court Sharon Press Excellence in Alternative Dispute Resolution Award and 2011 Florida Academy of Professional Mediators Merit Award.
Dr. Firestone is a licensed psychologist, mediator, mediation trainer and dispute resolution system consultant and has maintained a private mediation practice since 1984. Gregory Firestone is a practicing 1) Florida Supreme Court certified Appellate, Circuit Court, Dependency, and Family Mediator, 2) Association for Conflict Resolution Advanced Practitioner, and 3) Diplomate Member of the Florida Academy of Professional Mediator.
Dr. Firestone has lectured and published widely in the field of mediation and is coauthor of Mediation Works: Make it Work for You, a family mediation orientation video produced by the Florida Supreme Court Dispute Resolution Center.