Jill practiced for more than 40 years in commercial, construction, real estate and intellectual property litigation.

Jill Nexon Berman

Board Certified by The Florida Bar as a specialist in Business Litigation, Jill is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. She is a Certified Civil Mediator, a Certified Family Mediator, and a Southern District of Florida Certified Mediator.

Jill takes a proactive approach to the process of mediation, rather than engaging in “shuttle diplomacy,” while still allowing the parties to control their own destinies. She first became a mediator because so few experienced business lawyers are mediators.

While her emphasis is on business disputes, she also mediates family and injury cases. Now retired from law practice, she is entirely focused on helping clients resolve conflicts.


Understanding the pressures on both counsel and clients, Jill works with each party to find peace and move forward. “I relish the opportunity to find a resolution from a conflict, so that people can move on.” Being organized, detailed and passionate about her ability to find a resolution, Jill brings a wealth of experience to the table.

  • ADA Disability
  • Banking & Finance
  • Commercial/Business
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Intellectual Property
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Real Property Title Claims
  • Torts


(4 hour minimum)
$600/hour, split evenly between parties

(4 hour minimum)
Four or More Parties – $150/party per hour

*Note: a half-day will be scheduled if requested, but it is usually difficult to conduct a multi-party mediation in a half-day.

  • Boston College, Juris Doctorate cum laude, 1978
  • Smith College, B.A., Majoring in Government, 1975
  • The Florida Bar
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL)
  • Admitted to practice in Florida, the United States District Courts of all three Florida Districts, the United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh and Federal Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court.


My area of practice is insurance coverage law. I have worked with Jill on several complex matters.  She is experienced with the coverage issues that often arise in commercial cases, particularly real estate and construction claims, which are often defended under reservation of rights.  Claims counsel and adjusters appreciate her understanding of the decisions they need to make in settling cases, which I believe facilitates resolution of such cases.

Boca Raton Attorney

I have known Jill for approximately 14 years having litigated against her on some large, complex construction cases, and used her services as a mediator on many cases.  Her depth of experience and knowledge in construction law results in an efficient, productive mediation, and maximizes the chances for resolution.

Coral Gables Construction Attorney


To reserve a mediation session, please select from any of the available dates below. A quick APPOINTMENT REQUEST will collect contact details and case information. Once submitted, Jill’s office will be in touch as quickly as possible.

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