CHARLES K. WILLOUGHBY
“PRACTICE LIMITED TO MEDIATION ONLY”
2450 Sw. Carpenter St. Port St. Lucie, Florida 34984, firstname.lastname@example.org, CELL 561-472-4650 ________________________________________________________________________________
PERSONAL DATA: Married 41 years, 3 children, 12 grandchildren; U.S.N. Veteran, enlisted, Held Top Secret Security Clearance, U.S.N.R. Commissioned Officer
EDUCATION : J.D., Regent University School Of Law, Virginia Beach, VA 1994
M.B.A., Drury College, Springfield, MO 1980
B.S. Finance, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO 1976
Missouri Civil Mediator, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 2003
MEMBERSHIPS: Florida Bar #29106 Missouri Bar #51601
The Florida Academy of Professional Mediators
Association of South Florida Mediators and Arbitrators
Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator
Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator
Missouri Civil Mediator
SPECIALIZED MEDIATION TRAINING SEMINARS:
Mediation and Arbitration of Construction Disputes
Pre-suit Divorce Mediation
PREVIOUS Real Estate; Missouri Brokers License
PROFESSIONAL Securities; Series 7 General License
LICENSES: Series 63 NASD Series 24 Investment Company Principal
Insurance; Full Line Missouri Codes: Life; Accident & Health, Variable Contract; General Casualty; Fire & Allied Lines.
Utilized this knowledge in the work place, as well, taught both insurance and securities state exam licensing courses.
MEDIATION: Participated in and resolved multiple mediations involving million dollar disputes including; Wrongful Death cases, Semi-Truck Accidents, Automobile Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents,
Workers Compensation claims, Real Estate, Construction and Contract issues.
RETAIL BUSINESS: 07/01/04 – 05/01/08 Helped son develop, open and operate a Frozen
Custard Shop in West Palm Beach, Fl. (Charley’s Frozen Custard), Named one of top 20
restaurants in Palm Beach County. Also voted best ice cream shop in 2008 in the Palm
Beaches and Treasure Coast by Channel 25 T.V. (Fine tuned real world problem solving skills
and mastered interpersonal relationship skills).
LEGAL: 06/01/99 – 06/15/04 Ramsdell Law Firm, Springfield, MO, Personal Injury,
(Focused on Semi-truck litigation, Auto Accidents and Traumatic Brain Injury cases)
04/17/97 – 06/01/99 Sole Practitioner, Hobe Sound, FL. Elder Law,
(Focused on all aspects of consumer law including Estate Planning, Medicaid issues)
02/01/95 – 04/16/97 Crary Buchanan Law Firm, Stuart, FL. Family Law
Jeff Thomas, Esq. / Florida D.O.R. Child Support Enforcement
SECURITIES Employed in the financial services Industry from 1972 to 1987 with various firms including
& INSURANCE: Merrill Lynch, John Hancock and Waddell & Reed. Gained membership into Executive Club at Merrill Lynch first year in production due to sales volume.
REAL ESTATE: Owner/broker of real estate company from 1972 to 1985. Supervised and trained 11 sales people. Possess knowledge and experience in all areas of Real Estate Practice and agency operation.
STATE OF FLORIDA: Employed with the State of Florida, Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services from 1989 to 1991. Responsible for acquisition and management of leased office space including 30 active leases containing in excess of 275,000 Sq. Ft. and was project manager for construction of two 40,000 Sq. Ft. buildings. Helped develop leasing manual and bid procedures used state wide. I was sent around the state to help resolve real estate and contract disputes between the State of Florida and private companies.
ENTREPRENEUR: Owned and operated several businesses including: Law firm; Weekly Business Newspaper; Real Estate Co.; Manufacturing & Consulting Co.; Day Care Centers; and Ice Cream Shop. I bring with me a wealth of diverse business experience and relevant formal education, all of which enables me to better understand all legal and business related issues and provide an effective mediation process.