After almost fifteen years as a Commercial Litigator at one of Florida’s largest and most prestigious law firms, Carlton Fields, Joanna Garcia Parkin successfully launched her own firm in order to focus on assisting individuals with their personal and business needs, as well as helping small to mid-sized businesses with transactional and litigation matters. She is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell for receiving the ratings of her peers for the highest level of professional excellence. Her stern belief that disputes should and can often be resolved without exorbitant costs to clients lead her to becoming a County and Civil Mediator certified by the Florida Supreme Court. She is available to mediate matters pre-suit, in litigation, or post-litigation all throughout the State of Florida, and does not charge for any travel time required as a Mediator.