Henning Mediation & Arbitration Services, Inc. | Atlanta, GA |

Hon. Victoria Platzer

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Rates (per party, per hour)

Two Party $275.00
Three Party $220.00
Four Party $190.00
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Travel Policy

Hearings outside metro Atlanta area - $325.00 per hour for travel time; plus customary travel expenses including, but not limited to airfare, mileage, car rental, lodging and meals.

Seven hour minimum for all cases outside of metro Atlanta.

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Biography

Victoria Platzer served as a Circuit Court Judge for over 18 years in Miami, FL. Judge Platzer recently relocated to the Atlanta area. She has joined the Henning panel to transition her very successful Florida dispute resolution career to Atlanta. As a Judge, she presided over hundreds of jury and non-jury trails, many with complex legal issues. Since leaving the bench in 2013, she has mediated and arbitrated thousands of cases to resolution. Judge Platzer has handled a range of complex matters involving commercial, employment, insurance, family, real estate, medical malpractice and personal injury law. Her evaluative style of mediation allows the parties and their lawyers to make settlement decisions having fully considered the strengths and weaknesses of their case, and the risk of proceeding to trial. Her experience as a jurist ensures the parties are afforded the same professionalism, diligence and integrity for which she was highly regarded as a Judge.

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, JD(1982)

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado
  • Florida

Employment and Professional Experience

  • Full-time Neutral, Henning (2020-Present)
  • Mediator, Arbitrator, Special Master; JAMS, Miami, FL (2018 - 2020)
  • Mediator, Arbitrator, Special Master; Victoria L. Platzer, P.A.; Miami, FL (2013 - 2018)
  • Circuit Court Judge, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Miami-Dade County (1995 - 2013)
  • Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court Appellate Panel (1995 - 2013)
  • University of Miami School of Law, Adjunct Professor, Litigation Skills Program (2000 - 2019)
  • Attorney – Private Practice, General Civil & Family Litigation Practice (1985 - 1994)
  • Attorney – Examiner, U.S. Government EEOC (1984 - 1985)
  • Law Clerk, State of Colorado, State District Court, Colorado Springs (198- - 1984)
  • Police Officer – Miami Beach Police Department (1977 - 1983)

Mediation/Arbitration Training

  • Trained as Title IX external Hearing Officer and Adjudicator for colleges in sexual assault and harassment cases, including college-specific Policies & Procedures
  • Key Practice Tips and Management Principles for an Effective Arbitration Experience Miami, FL (2017)
  • Arbitrating in a Digital World: Fair & Expeditious Management of Electronic Discovery New York ACESIN Training Seminar (October 2017)
  • AAA/ICDR Arbitration Conference, New Orleans, LA (2016)
  • Red Flags & Risk Areas for Arbitrators: A Review Recent Challenging Arbitrator Authority
  • Emerging Importance of Cross Cultural Competency in ADR
  • Clearing the Fog: Practical Insights for Enhancing AAA Arbitrator Practices & Opportunities
  • Decades of Experience: A Conversation with Distinguished Arbitrators
  • AAA , ACE 10- Avoiding 10 Common Missteps Arbitrator Make (December 2015)
  • AAA/ICDR/ICC/ICSID 31st Annual Joint Colloquium, New York (2014)
  • ICDR International Symposia, Advanced Case Management Issues, Miami, FL (2014)
  • AAA Arbitration Awards: Safeguarding, Deciding & Writing Awards (2013)
  • AAA Fundamentals and Best Practices for New AAA Arbitrators, (40 hours) (September 2013)
  • Advanced Civil Mediation for Judges, National Judicial Center (2012)
  • Mediation Services, Inc., Circuit Civil Mediation Training (October 2010)
  • Mediation Services, Inc., Circuit Family Mediation Training (December 2010)
  • Center for Dispute Resolution, Boulder, CO, Divorce and Child Custody Mediation (June 1990)

Areas of Expertise

  • Arbitration
  • Business & Commercial
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury / Torts
  • Real Property
  • Special Master / Discovery Referee

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