Mediator's Profile

James (Chip) Black

Business Name: Dispute Settlement Center
Phone: 305-204-1542

Chip Black is a co-founder of Dispute Settlement Center, which provides affordable and effective mediation services in the greater Miami area.  Their team of mediators specializes in pre-suit mediations, as well as family disputes, pre-divorce filings, real estate, construction, aviation and Maritime disputes.

Chip and his team believe that mediation should be a service available to everyone at a reasonable cost.  Their objective is to provide the very best mediation experience possible, at a rate that is reasonable and fair to all parties. DSC builds long-lasting relationships with their clients and will not take assignments for which they are not qualified.

Areas of Focus

  • Real Estate
  • Business & Commercial
  • Contract Disputes
  • Divorce & Family
  • Aviation
  • Marine


  • Harvard Business School, Master’s degree, Marketing/Marketing Management
  • Williams College, Bachelor of Arts (BA), English Language and Literature


  • Supreme Court Certified; County, Circuit, Family and Appellate Court Mediator
  • Arbitration Certificate from DCA

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