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    Noah Deutsch
    Employee Relations Investigator

    Noah originally joined the Employee Relations investigative team in 2014 after moving to Gainesville. Noah returned to the investigative team in 2017 after a short hiatus in 2016, during which time he lived in Tanzania and later worked as a substitute teacher in Alachua County. Prior to his time at UF, Noah served as a civilian investigator for the City of New York for five years, first for the city’s Civilian Complaint Review Board where Noah investigated civilian complaints directed against New York police officers. Later, Noah worked for the New York Correction Department’s internal investigation division (resulting in Noah making more than one trip to Rikers Island). Noah attended Columbia University where he earned both undergraduate and graduate degrees with distinction.

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    Petra Pindar
    Employee Relations Investigator

    Petra is a licensed attorney, arbitrator, assistant mediator trainer and trained family, civil and dependency mediator who has spent the past four years working with the eighth judicial circuit. She previously worked as a pro se case manager who helped to walk litigants through their case filing, provided general procedural guidance and judicial support.  Most recently, Petra served as the mediation services coordinator for all six counties in the eighth circuit. She facilitated volunteer and staff trainings, conducted investigations, maintained mediation statistics and drafted contracts and agreements. Her passion for alternative dispute resolution has motivated her current career focus on creative problem solving opportunities. Petra is a double gator, having earned both her undergraduate and law degree from the University of Florida.