Carmela Porter

Carmela Porter is a Supreme Court of Florida Certified County, Family, and Dependency Mediator.  Carmela is the founder and director of Mediations Plus, Inc. of Pensacola, Florida.  Mediations Plus, Inc. has been conducting business in the Escambia/Santa Rosa/Okaloosa County areas for over 10 years, and provides mediation and arbitration services to the Department of Juvenile Justice, State Attorney, Sheriff’s Office, Family, Dependency, Worker’s Compensation, Personal Injury, and other Civil mediations.


Carmela holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, and a Master of Arts Degree from George Washington University, Washington D.C.  In addition to running a successful mediation firm, Carmela has also established a distinguished career in social services and health care administration. 


Carmela is a member of the Association of Conflict Resolution, is a Diplomate member of the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, and a member of the Supreme Court of Florida Mediator Qualifications Board.  Carmela has mediated over 3,000 cases.


Please contact Mediations Plus, Inc. at 850-435-7587 to schedule a mediation with Carmela.


Wayne P. Willis

Received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina in 1965. He served in the United States Air Force from 1967 to 1971 and was awarded two Bronze Stars. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina in 1974 and served as Magistrate Judge, Idaho from 1976 to 1987. He was in private practice from 1987 to 2005, specializing in Family Law and Personal Injury. He has been a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator from 2005 to the present.


Carolyn “Lyn” Cortez Slowikowski

Is a member of the Florida Bar, a Supreme Court of Florida Certified County, Family, Circuit and Dependency Mediator, and a Special Master. She retired from the United States Navy as a Commander,  Judge Advocate General’s Corp.


Carolyn is a member of the Association of Conflict Resolution and the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators. She has been with Mediations Plus, Inc. for over two years and has mediated over 500 cases.