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Candace Renee Duff

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About me

I'm a Board certified construction lawyer and civil trial attorney who has more than two decades of experience successfully representing clients in a variety of practice areas in state and federal courts. I am also a certified Circuit Civil, Family Law and Appellate mediator, an arbitrator and a WIND Network certified insurance umpire.


I serve on the American Arbitration Association, FedArb and CPR's rosters of neutrals, and am listed on the mediation rosters of the Middle District of Florida and the Southern District of Florida Bankruptcy Court.  I a also a certified mortgage modification mediator. 




Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Construction & Development: 50%
  2. Mediation: 35%
  3. Litigation: 10%
  4. Arbitration: 5%

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Duff Law & Mediation, PLLC

1680 Michigan Avenue
Suite 700
Miami Beach, FL, 33139


FLMember in Good Standing199209/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Up & ComersSouth Florida Legal Guide2002
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Mediator, Arbitrator, Neutral, AttorneyDuff Law & Mediation, PLLC2014 - Present
ShareholderGreenberg Traurig1992 - 2014
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Arbitration AssociationMediator and arbitrator2014 - Present
Florida Association of Professional MediatorsMember2014 - Present
American Bar Association Section of Dispute ResolutionMember2014 - Present
Federal Bar Association (South Florida chapter)President2014 - 2015
Dade County Bar Associastion/Federal Bar Association Mindfulness in Law Joint Task ForceCo-chair2013 - Present
Federal Bar Association (South Florida chapter)Director2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionDirector1999 - 2000
Dade County Bar AssociationDirector1998 - 2000
Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers AssociationDirector1997 - 1999
Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers AssociationPresident1996 - 1997
Publication nameTitleDate
ABA Book Publishing“Construction Subcontracting: A Comprehensive Practical and Legal Guide” (Chapter 16). American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry.2014
American Bar Association publicationPaying for the Sins of the Father: Civility and Professionalism (or the Lack Thereof) in the Practice of Law1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Vassar CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1989