Jason C. O'Steen, Esq

     Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator
     Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator
     Supreme Court Certified Appellate Mediator

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Biographical Notes:

Since forming O’Steen & O’Steen, P.L., in 2010, Jason O’Steen has combined his trial experience with his business know-how and financial expertise to build a full-time mediation practice.  Mr. O’Steen has mediated hundreds of cases in North Florida and throughout the state. He has focused primarily on federal cases, such as employment discrimination claims, civil rights violations, and 1983 actions.  However, as a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, Mr. O’Steen has also mediated a wide range of state civil cases, including whistleblower claims, ADA/FMLA violations, personal injury claims, premises liability, wrongful death, commercial foreclosures and bankruptcy. Mr. O’Steen has also served as an adjunct professor at The Florida State University College of Business teaching Business Law, and he is a regular presenter at the Florida Dispute Resolution Center’s Annual Conference. In 2015, Mr. O’Steen served as mediator for a negotiated rulemaking session for the Florida Department Of Health.

Employment History:

Mr. O’Steen worked as a Financial Advisor for Morgan Stanley Dean Witter prior to co-founding and becoming President and a shareholder of Lobbytools, Inc., Florida’s leading legislative tracking firm.  Mr. O’Steen later entered public service as an Assistant State Attorney in Leon and Wakulla Counties in the misdemeanor and felony divisions.

Education:

Florida State University College of Law (Tallahassee, FL) Juris Doctor, 2007 with honors
Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL) Bachelor of Science, Business Admin, 1998 

Certifications and Affiliations:

  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Appellate Mediator
  • Member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals – Florida Chapter
  • Member Florida Bar
  • Member of the Tallahassee Bar
  • Member of the Jefferson County Bar
  • Member of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • Member of Florida Association of Professional Mediators
  • Former Board Member - Director of Development for The Tallahassee Woman’s Lawyers
  • Chaired Methodist Church Nomination Committee Member

Personal:

In his spare time Mr. O’Steen spends time with his wife, Chasity, also an attorney, and their two children, Jackson and Ava, on their small cattle farm just outside of Tallahassee, Florida.