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ID 1046992314 Email address
Status Active
Gender Male
Pdf pdf/Joseph-Farina.pdf
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Contact information
First name Joseph Last name Farina
Full name Hon. Joseph P. Farina (Ret.)
Corporation JAMS ADR
Address 1 600 Brickell Avenue
Address 2 Suite #2600
City Miami
ZIP Code 33131
State Florida
Phone (305) 371-5267 Cell 786-261-7674 Fax (305) 371-5288
Cell public? Yes URL
Assistant name Olga Montealegre Assistant email
CC name   CC email  
Formal Qualifications & Memberships
Judge? Yes
ADR services 1,2,11,5,6,10,4,8,9
  • Judge, Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, 1979-2012
    • Chief Judge, 1995-2009
    • Administrative Judge, Circuit Criminal Division, 1992-1995
    • Judge, Circuit Court, 1981-2012
    • Judge, County Court, 1979-1981 
    • Mayor, Miami Shores, Florida, 1977-1979
    • J.D., University of Florida College of Law, 1970
    • B.A., George Washington University
  • Advisory Board Member, Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), 2013
  • Founding Advisory Board Member and guest instructor for the Law Enforcement Officers Memorial High School, a Miami-Dade County magnet high school dedicated to Legal Studies, Forensic Science and Homeland Security, 2010-present
  • Member, Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Judges Advisory Committee for American Bar Association, 2011-present
  • Florida Chief Justice Representative on Executive Council of the Florida Clerk of Court Operations Corporation, July 2010-July 2012
  • Vice Chair, Florida Supreme Court’s Judicial Branch Governance Study Group, 2009-2011
  • Chair, Florida Supreme Court’s Strategic Planning Committee on Long Range Planning for the State Court System and Task Force on Judicial Branch Planning, November 2004-June 2009
  • Chair, Florida Supreme Court’s Judicial Management Council, 2006-June 2008
  • President of the National Conference of Metropolitan Courts, which is composed of the Chief Judges of the Nation’s Metropolitan Courts, October 1998-September 1999
  • Chair of the Judicial Administration Section of the Florida Conference of Circuit Judges, which is comprised of all Chief Judges of the State of Florida, July 1997-June 1999
  • Chair, Florida Conference of Circuit Judges, July 2001-June 2002
  • Member, Executive Committee of the Florida Conference of Circuit Court Judges, July 2002-July 2012
  • Member, Executive Committee of the Florida Supreme Court’s Trial Court Budget Commission, July 2004-March 2012
  • Member, Florida Supreme Court Historical Society, July 2002-present
  • Member, 11th Judicial Circuit Historical Society, October 2006-present
  • Member, Alliance for Human Services Board of Directors, July 1998-December 2008

Joseph P. Farina, retired Chief Judge 11th Judicial Circuit, is highly regarded as an active and effective settlement judge who has handled and managed numerous settlements of complex cases. He served as a Circuit Judge in the Circuit Civil Division of the 11th Judicial Circuit in Miami-Dade County, Florida. From 1995 to 2009, he served for 14 years as Chief Judge and supervised the full operations of the Miami-Dade Court system, which is comprised of 123 judges, 15 general magistrates, 20 traffic hearing officers, and more than 500 administrative court staff serving in 10 courthouses. 

Mr. Farina has been recognized by many national, state, and local organizations for his leadership, professionalism, and accomplishments. During his more than 30 years on the bench, Mr. Farina was consistently rated one of the top judges in bar association polls.

ADR Practice & Case Experience
Additional languages 1
Practice started 2010

Please call for details: 305-371-5267

Dispute areas 2,3,8,9,12,15,16,17,18,20,22,28,32,34,36,38,42,43,44,46,47,49,50,51,54,59,61,65,66,67,68,69,70,71,72,73,75,76,78,85,86,88,94
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Private calendar purchased No
Calendar preference Disabled Calendar display type 5 day
Calendar last update time Never
Whole days Disabled
Requested Date Automatically Held/Booked? Disabled Auto hold type On Hold Ask if all attending counsel agreed on date? Disabled
Notes mandatory? Yes
Additional attendees No
Map enabled Yes Streetview enabled Yes
Latitude 25.7665005
Longitude -80.1912994
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