H. MARK PURDY, ESQ.
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).
AREAS OF LITIGATION AND ADR EXPERIENCE
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.