MEMBER PROFILE: Lawrence H. Kolin
 

Lawrence H. Kolin
Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group
1060 Maitland Center Commons
Suite 440
Orlando/Maitland, FL 32751

Tel: (800) 863-1462
Fax: (407) 661-5743
Email: lkolin@uww-adr.com
www.uww-adr.com



ONLINE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING
   
Calendar Last Updated: 26 Apr 17

 





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ADR SERVICES & CERTIFICATIONS
 
ADR Services:
Mediation (Circuit-Civil)
Mediation (Federal)
Arbitration (Civil/Commercial)
Arbitration (Construction)
Neutral Evaluation
Special Magistrate

 

FL Certification Qualifications:
Federal Mediator
County Court Mediator
Circuit-Civil Mediator
Fl. Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator
Certified Appellate Mediator

Serving the following Judicial Circuits:
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

[ Click for Map of Florida's Civil Circuits ]


MEDIATION CASE EXPERIENCE
 
Lawrence H. Kolin has experience in settling the following types of case:
Appellate
Arts (Fine, Performing)
Aviation
Biotech
Business Dissolution [ 1 ]*
Commercial/Business [ 1 ]*
Community Associations
Condominiums
Construction
Contract Disputes [ 1 ]*
Eminent Domain
Employment
Engineering
Entertainment Sector
Environmental
Family Businesses
Franchise
Health Care
Insurance
Intellectual Property [ 1 ]*
International
Internet
Landlord/Tenant
Legal Malpractice
Libel & Slander
Local Govt./Municipalities
Media & Communications
Medical Devices
Medical Malpractice [ 1 ]*
Mergers & Acquisitions
Military
Mortgage Foreclosure
Non-profit Organizations
Nursing Homes
Partnerships
Personal Injury [ 1 ]*
Pharmaceuticals
Premises Liability
Probate [ 1 ]*
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Real Estate [ 1 ]*
Securities
Shareholder Disputes
Software
Sports
Technology [ 1 ]*
Telecommunications
Title Disputes
Torts
Trademarks/Patents
Transportation
Trusts / Estates
Unfair Competition
Utilities
Wage & Hour/FMLA
Wrongful Death

* Please click number to view relevant attorney testimonials.

 
PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

Before mediating full time with UWWM, Lawrence Kolin practiced law for 20 years in diverse areas of civil trial work, while conducting mediations since 2001 and arbitrating since 2005. He is active in local and state Bar associations. He presently serves on the Executive Council of The Florida Bar ADR Section. He chaired the effort to amend Florida Civil Procedure Rules to include E-Discovery.  He is experienced in resolving lawsuits and complex civil litigation in state, federal and appellate courts. His also available as a Special Master, E-Neutral or Private Judge and has served as a civil General Magistrate in the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida.

Born New York, New York; Admitted to bar: 1994, Florida; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1997, U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Florida; 1998, U.S. Supreme Court; 2001, Supreme Court of Florida Certified County, Circuit-Civil & Appellate Mediator and Qualified/Approved Arbitrator; American Health Lawyers Association Neutral/Arbitrator; American Arbitration Association Panel Neutral; Certified Federal Mediator, Middle District of Florida, 2001; Past Diplomate, The Florida Academy of Professional Mediators; Florida Trend Legal Elite™ (Arbitration & Mediation), 2010; Recipient, The Florida Bar Legal Aid Public Service Award, 2002; Orlando Business Journal's Most Influential Businessmen 2010 & 2011, Top ADR Lawyer, Orlando Life, 2011-2013; 2015 Litigation Trailblazer & Pioneer™, National Law Journal; 2017 Super Lawyers; AV® Peer Review Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell; AVVO™ Rating of 10-Superb.



Education:

Trinity College (B.A., 1991); New York University (Certificate in Film, 1991); University of Miami (J.D., 1994). Pi Kappa Alpha; Phi Alpha Delta. Executive Editor, University of Miami Entertainment & Sports Law Review, 1993-1994. Member, Editorial Board, University of Miami Yearbook of International Law, 1992-1994. Author: "Caught in the Net," 10 University of Miami Entertainment & Sports Law Review 303, 1993. Law Clerk, United States Attorney's Office - Orlando Division, 1992-1993.

Languages

English, Hebrew, Italian

Memberships & Affiliations :

  • Executive Council, The Florida Bar ADR Section, 2014-2017
  • The Orange County Bar Association, Founding Chair, ADR Committee; Past Chair, Entertainment Law and Medical-Legal Committees;  Member, Appellate, Intellectual Property, Business Law, Technology and Judicial Relations Committees; Literary Society; Frequent CLE Speaker and Author, The Briefs magazine

  • Former Master & Bencher, George C. Young First Central Florida American Inns of Court
  • Former Executive Council, Florida Bar Entertainment Arts and Sports Law Section
  • Founding Chair, Florida Bar Civil Procedure Rules Subcommittee on Electronic Discovery (drafted Florida's 2012 ESI amendments)
  • The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • The Florida Circuit-Civil Mediator Society
  • Former Volunteer Guardian ad Litem with the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar and Orange County Teen Court Judge
  • Legal Elite™, Florida Trend magazine, 2010 Arbitration & Mediation
  • Top Attorneys, Orlando Life magazine, 2011-2013
  • Mediator of the Month, Attorney At Law magazine, 2012
  • Author, official ABA 'Blawg' - Orlando Mediator - http://www.abajournal.com/blawg/Orlando_Mediator/

  • Speaker, E-Neutrals, Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), Annual Conference 2012, 2013
  • Speaker, Professional Mediation Institute (PMI), 2013, 2016
  • Speaker, Bench Bar Conference (OCBA), 2014
  • Speaker, Masters Conference for Legal Professionals, 2015
  • Litigation Trailblazer & Pioneer™, National Law Journal, 2015
  • Best Legal News Blog Finalist, The Expert Institute, 2016
  • Speaker, Professionalism in Mediation Negotiation, 2017
  • Speaker, Basic Settlement & ADR, The Florida Bar, 2017
  • Super Lawyers™, 2017


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