John J. Upchurch

Emeritus Fellows / Lifetime Achievement
Practicing In: Florida
Member Since: 1995


Upchurch Watson White & Max
1400 Hand Avenue
Suite D
Ormond Beach, FL 32174-8195


John Upchurch is a Founding Fellow of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators.

John Upchurch is CEO of the mediation group of Upchurch Watson White & Max, a private mediation specialty firm. Among the first class of mediators to become certified in the state of Florida, Mr. Upchurch has become a specialist in the resolution of complex multi-party disputes, including commercial litigation, tort and product liability, medical malpractice, nursing home liability, securities and banking, insurance, discrimination, health law, sports law and employment practices liability, among others. Mr. Upchurch has been recognized as a featured speaker and writer on complex issues relating to dispute resolution and conflict management.

Education / Training

J.D., The University of Florida College of Law
The National Judicial College, Basic and Advanced Programs
Harvard University Law School, Ne;tiations Program
Founding Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators
CPR/Georgetown Commission on Ethics and Standards of Practice in ADR
Diplomate, Florida Association of Professional Mediators

Types of Cases Mediated