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Samuel L. Heller, Mediator & Arbitrator, Plantation, Florida.

Samuel L. Heller

Diplomate member
Upchurch, Watson, White & Max
900 South Pine Island Road
Plantation, FL 33324
Tel: (954) 423-8856
Cell: (954) 865-9900
Fax: (954) 334-2838
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Mirroring his extensive and varied trial practice over four decades, Samuel Heller has mediated a very wide spectrum of civil litigation matters, e.g. A.D.A.; admiralty; antitrust; attorneys fee disputes; banking; bankruptcy and creditor-debtor disputes; civil rights; commercial; condemnation; construction; consumer protection (including Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and Telephone Consumer Protection Act cases); copyright, patent, trademark, trade name, etc. infringement cases & other unfair competition disputes; employment discrimination and whistleblower claims; foreclosures (commercial & residential); healthcare and healthcare provider disputes; insurance, insurance coverage & bad faith claims; medical, dental, accountant, attorney and engineer malpractice; personal injury and wrongful death; products liability; real estate (including condominium & homeowner association disputes); securities law violations; probate & trust litigation including trust and estate administration matters.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Appellate
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Creditors
  • Business Dissolution
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Taxation
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition


  • University of Miami Law School, J.D. 1960 (Magna Cum Laude and Valedictorian)
  • University of Florida, B.A. 1955

Memberships & Affiliations

The Florida Bar; AV rated by Martindale-Hubble; admitted to practice. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; United States Courts of Appeal (Fifth and 11th Circuits); United States Tax Court; and United States Supreme Court.

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