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MY FLORIDA MEDIATOR

Michelle Artman Smith serves as an assistant trainer and role play critiquer for the Florida Supreme Court approved Dependency and Family Mediation Certification Training Programs.  She is Alternative Dispute Resolution Director for the 12th Judicial Circuit and oversees the circuit’s court mediation services.  She graduated from Stetson University College of Law and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2004.  Michelle is an active Supreme Court certified County, Family, and Dependency Mediator.   Prior to her current employment with the State of Florida, Michelle practiced Family Law in Tampa.  She began her employment with the 12th Judicial Circuit of Florida as the Family Court Manager, spearheading many court improvement projects and initiatives.   Michelle served as a member of the Supreme Court Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee from August, 2012 until June, 2016.  She was recently appointed as a member of the Mediator Qualifications Board for the Central Division of Florida. 

Michelle Artman Smith


Certified County Court Mediator

Certified Dependency Mediator

Certified Family Mediator

Florida Licensed Attorney


Telephone: 941-232-0709

Email: masmith@jud12.flcourts.org