Overview & Experience
Joan J. is the Founder and Managing Partner of Meridian Paralegal| Mediation Services Firm. In August 2017, Joan was certified by the Florida Supreme Court as County Court Mediator and in 2018, as a Family Mediator. She holds a Law Degree from Faculté de Droit et des Sciences Economiques in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Keiser University.
Since 2016, Joan has provided freelance paralegal services to numerous clients an began to focus these efforts increasingly for law firms, therefore during the same year Meridian Paralegal Services, LLC was created.
Joan has worked in the legal field for over a decade as a Legal Assistant to Paralegal and Manager at local law firms. Joan followed her passion of resolving conflict through mediation. Over the past three years, Joan has work at the 19th Judicial Circuit and the 15th Judicial Circuit Palm Beach Courthouse as a contract Mediator. To date, Joan has handled over 400 county court including family law mediations. She is skilled at developing creative solutions to help individuals and attorneys resolve their cases and has a very high success rate at achieving settlement.
Joan has extensive work experience in a wide range of law including Civil Litigation, Immigration, Personal Injury, Family Law, Foreclosure, Small Claims, Wills and Landlord/Tenant Evictions. Meridian Paralegal Services’ value propositions are centered on its ability to recruit bright, educated and trained professionals who can assist any small, mid-size, or large law firm. Those law firms will have the ability to hand the administrative tasks to senior-level paralegals while they work on the lawyering aspects of their cases.
Graduated from Faculté de Droit et des Sciences Economiques (Law Degree) in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Keiser University.
Mediating throughout Palm Beach County, Port Saint Lucie County, Martin County and Indian River County and Okeechobee County
Member of the Florida Bar FL Registered Paralegal, and American Bar Association