Course Number: LAW 6940 Credits: 3
The County Court Mediation Clinic provides an opportunity for students to acquire skills and real-world experience in mediation. In addition to the intensive training component, students will participate in the mentorship component of the course which takes place primarily at the Alachua County Family/Civil Justice Center on Friday mornings. Students will observe, and participate as co-mediators for, actual small claims cases including landlord-tenant, auto accident, insurance, credit card debt, and neighborhood issues. Additionally, with the completion of all of the prerequisites, students may acquire status as a County Court Mediator, certified by the Florida Supreme Court.