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Lori Adelson
Lori Adelson

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Lori Adelson

Lori Adelson, Esq. is the founding member of APPROVED DISPUTE RESOLUTION in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She has built a reputation as a skilled and knowledgeable mediator and arbitrator in all aspects of labor, employment, commercial, civil, contract, and business law. Ms. Adelson practiced at a large New York firm before relocating to Florida. Ms. Adelson serves as an experienced and knowledgeable resource for businesses, individuals, and attorneys.

Ms. Adelson, Esq. is a Florida Supreme Court Civil Circuit County, Appellate and County Court Mediator and Federal Court Certified Mediator, Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator, AAA Arbitration and Mediation panel member, and a Mediation lecturer, coach, and mentor, providing mediation, arbitration, facilitation for individuals, organizations, businesses, and attorneys.

Ms. Adelson brings her over 20 years of vast legal transactional and litigation experience and skills to her online and in-person mediation practice focusing in the areas of labor, employment, workplace, human resources, civil rights, public sector, business, consumer, insurance, commercial, and contract disputes.

Ms. Adelson’s mediations take place in a variety of contexts, from pre-litigation to pending litigations at the inception of suit, just prior to or after a dispositive motion, on the eve of trial or pending post-trial motions or while on appeal, as well as pursuant to pre-dispute contractual mediation/arbitration agreements.

Ms. Adelson believes in helping people engage constructively in all phases of the conflict process and navigate conflict successfully, through mediation, arbitration, risk mitigation, and by providing litigation avoidance solutions through dispute resolution mechanisms.

Honored as a “Rising Star” and “Super Lawyer” by Florida Super Lawyers in Mediation, Lori started Approved Dispute Resolution with a commitment to provide practical, cost-effective solutions to their labor, employment, business, and commercial dispute resolution needs.

ADR Experience

With more than two decades of successfully litigating employment, civil rights, labor, commercial, and business issues, Lori Adelson, of APPROVED DISPUTE RESOLUTION, brings her vast experience and skills to her mediation and arbitration practice. Ms. Adelson is a Florida Supreme Court Certified County, Civil Circuit and Federal Court Certified mediator, Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator, AAA arbitrator and mediator, and neutral fact-finder in the areas of labor, employment, workplace, human resources, civil rights, public sector, business, consumer, civil litigation, commercial and contract disputes.

Well-versed in the concerns of both plaintiffs and defendants, Ms. Adelson is especially effective with hostile and litigious parties because of her more than 20 years of litigation and trial experience as a lawyer handling employment law, discrimination, civil rights, labor law, business, and insurance dispute cases. She is a creative thinker and has a proven track record of negotiating and resolving these types of cases.

Approach

Lori Adelson, Esq., of APPROVED DISPUTE RESOLUTION, believes in helping people engage constructively in all phases of the conflict process and navigate conflict successfully, through mediation, arbitration, risk mitigation, and litigation avoidance solutions. Ms. Adelson is a conflict management professional providing dispute resolution services, mediation, arbitration, facilitation, training, coaching, and consulting to individuals, organizations, and attorneys.

Well-versed in the concerns of both plaintiffs and defendants, Ms. Adelson is especially effective with hostile and litigious parties because of her more than two decades of litigation and trial experience as a lawyer handling employment law, discrimination, civil rights, labor law, business, commercial and insurance disputes. She is a creative thinker and has a proven track record of negotiating and resolving these types of cases.

Education

Hofstra University School of Law

University of Michigan

Areas Of Practice

  • ADA
  • Agriculture & Ranching
  • Bullying
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Civil Rights (discrimination)
  • Commercial
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Cross Cultural
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Entertainment
  • General
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • HOA
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Labor - Management
  • LGBTQ
  • Non Profits
  • Online Civil
  • Online Mediation
  • Online Workplace
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Pet Mediation
  • Professional Fees
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • School/Education
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Trademark
  • Transportation
  • Workers Comp
  • Workplace

Additional Services

  • Arbitrator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Conflict Coach
  • Counselor
  • Facilitator
  • Fact-Finder
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Representational Lawyer
  • Strategic Planning

Fees and Provisos

Upon request.

Professional Associations

  • AAA - American Arbitration Assoc.
  • FAPM - FL Acad. of Professional Mediators
  • AAA - American Arbitration Association
  • International Association for Conflict Management
  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • National Arbitration and Mediation
  • Resolute Dispute Resolution
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