Rose-Ann Flynn

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Rose-Ann Flynn is a Florida Supreme Certified Circuit Civil Mediator (1993), Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator (2003) and a Florida Supreme Court Certified Appellate Mediator (2011), as well as a Qualified Arbitrator (1993). She graduated from Nova  Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center (J.D. 1985) and got her Undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook (BA 1981). She also has an Associate in Applied Science in Nursing and is a Registered Nurse. Private practice has included all types of civil litigation, including personal injury/wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home, products liability, commercial litigation and insurance defense. She serves as Special Magistrate for the City of Ft. Lauderdale Code Enforcement.

Gerald Mager

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Gerald Mager has over 50 years of combined legal and judicial experience beginning as Assistant Attorney General of the State of Florida, followed by service as General Counsel to the Governor of Florida, Chief Judge of the 4th District Court of Appeal as well as Senior Judge and a Martindale-Hubbel® AV® rated civil trial lawyer. Over the last 20 years he has been engaged full time as a mediator and arbitrator, participating in over 5,000 cases ranging from probate and estate disputes, a wide variety of commercial, business, corporate and banking cases, professional malpractice, products liability, personal injury and wrongful death cases to zoning and land use, intellectual property, bankruptcy, securities law, whistleblower cases as well as a number of civil rights cases such as ADA, etc. He is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, Florida Supreme Court Certified Appellate Mediator and Qualified Arbitrator.

H. Mark Purdy

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214 SE 13th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
954-467-1276 – 954-914-9443 (cell)

H. Mark Purdy is a Martindale-Hubbell AV ® PreeminentTM Rated Lawyer with 51 years of combined Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Judicial experience. His extensive civil litigation experience is now exclusively focused on serving as Mediator, Arbitrator, and Trial Resolution Judge.



Univ. of So. Mississippi, 1967, B.S. (History & Political Science -double major)
Florida State University College of Law, 1970, J.D.


Florida (1970); Hawaii (1992)


1970-1979, 1986-2021: Private practice of law in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. 1992-2021, Partner in Purdy & Flynn, P.A.


1979-1981: County Court Judge for Broward County, Florida.
1981-1985: Circuit Judge, 17th Judicial Circuit in and for Broward County, Florida.
2007-Present: Code Enforcement, Special Magistrate for City of Fort Lauderdale
2020-Present: Code Compliance Magistrate for City of Margate


Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator – (1990); Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator,(1993); Certified Mediator, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida (1993); Florida Supreme Court Certified Appellate Mediator (2011); Qualified Arbitrator (1993). Trained in the mediation of residential mortgage foreclosures (2010).


The depth and breadth of his civil litigation provide a solid foundation to assist in resolving a wide range of civil cases, including dissolution of marriage, personal injury and wrongful death, products liability, all commercial, business, and contract disputes, collection of debts, condominium and HOA disputes, insurance issues (including PIP, coverage and bad-faith disputes), governmental disputes, civil rights, professional liability (including medical and legal malpractice) and construction defects litigation.