Mediator's Profile


John Freud

Business Name: Law Offices of Roy L. Glass, PA

John Freud is a full-time mediator who has handled over 5,000 mediations during his 42 year legal/mediator career, in a wide variety of substantive practice areas.

John is a state certified county/civil circuit/appellate mediator (Florida # 9552 CRA); federally listed mediator (applicable federal district courts – Florida); and, a Texas Credentialed Distinguished Mediator (Texas  Mediator Credentialing Association).   He is also an approved Circuit Mediation Primary Trainer.  He currently provides CME/CLE training to ADR professionals/lawyers.

John is a graduate of Brandeis University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1978) and the University of Miami School of Law (J.D. 1981).

Specializing in pre- and post suit, multi-party, high value, layered and complex disputes, John brings a unique style and structure to each mediation environment. His focus is not merely on the facts of a particular conflict, but more importantly it includes a persistent effort to determine the underlying drivers of decision-making of each participant – party and lawyer alike – in the mediation process. John’s areas of focus include, without limitation:

  • Construction defects
  • Mass tort
  • Personal injury / Wrongful death
  • Real property
  • Business / Commercial
  • Banking
  • Professional malpractice
  • Product liability
  • Class actions – certified and non-certified
  • Environmental
  • Patent
  • Copyright
  • Trademark
  • Intellectual property
  • Insurance
  • Employment discrimination
  • Civil rights/police & public officials/municipality actions
  • Insurance/bad faith/first & third party actions
  • Technology – Internet actions
  • Public/private utility
  • Alternative energy/oil & gas actions

Presently John provides mediation services nationwide through Mediation Solutions, Inc., remotely and in-person, as circumstances warrant


  • University of Miami School of Law (J.D. 1981)
  • Brandeis University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1978)


  • FL Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator
  • FL Supreme Court Certified County Mediator
  • FL Supreme Court Certified Appellate Mediator
  • Qualified Arbitrator: FL Supreme Court
  • Approved Circuit Mediation Primary Trainer: FL Supreme Court
  • Texas Mediator Credentialing Association: Credentialed Distinguished Mediator

State Licensing

  • FL Bar: 1981 (active)
  • Mass Bar: 1982 (retired status presently)
  • TX Bar: 2016 (active)


  • Florida Supreme Court
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts Supreme Court (retired)
  • United States District Courts of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Listed, Federal District Court (Southern District of FL)

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