Is this permissible? Nope! Are you sure? Yup! What’s the problem? You’ll have to read one of the new Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee Opinions [2004-011] to find out.
Should the mediator who is now acting as an attorney withdraw as attorney? Hmmm?!?
Florida’s Rules for Certified and Court-Appointed Mediators, Rule 10.620, Integrity and Impartiality, provides:
A mediator shall not accept any engagement, provide any service, or perform any act that would compromise the mediator's integrity or impartiality.What do you think? Withdraw – yes or no?
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