Lori Adelson
Lori Adelson

Senior Mediator

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Lori Adelson

Lori Adelson, Esq., of APPROVED DISPUTE RESOLUTION is a Florida Supreme Court Civil Circuit and Federal Court Certified Mediator, Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator, AAA Arbitration and Mediation and Alterity panel member, and a Mediation lecturer, coach and mentor, providing mediation, facilitation, training, coaching, and consulting to individuals, organizations, businesses, and attorneys.

Lori brings her over 20 years of legal experience and skills to her online and in-person mediation practice in the areas of labor, employment, workplace, human resources, consumer, civil rights, public sector, business, and contract disputes.

Lori’s mediations take place in a variety of contexts, from pre-litigation to pending litigations at inception of suit, just prior to or after or 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.

Lori 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.


Lori Adelson is the founding member of APPROVED MEDIATION in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She has built a reputation as a skilled and knowledgeable attorney in all aspects of labor, employment and business law. Lori’s practiced at a large New York firm before relocating to Florida.

With more than 20 years of successfully litigating employment, civil rights, labor and business issues, Ms. Adelson, of APPROVED MEDIATION brings her vast experience and skills to her mediation practice. Lori is Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Circuit and Federal Court Certified mediator, Florida Supreme Court Qualified and FINRA arbitrator, and neutral fact-finder in the areas of labor, employment, workplace, human resources, consumer, civil rights, public sector, business, and contract disputes.

Honored as a “Rising Star” and “Super Lawyer” by Florida Super Lawyers, Lori started Adelson Law with a commitment to provide companies with practical, cost-effective solutions to their labor, employment and business legal needs. Lori serves as a resource for large local corporations, as well as small to mid-size businesses, individuals, and attorneys.

ADR Experience

With more than 20 years of successfully litigating employment, civil rights, labor and business issues, Lori Adelson, of APPROVED DISPUTE RESOLUTION, brings her vast experience and skills to her mediation  and arbitration practice. Lori is Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Circuit and Federal Court Certified mediator, Florida Supreme Court Qualified, AAA, Alterity and FINRA arbitrator, and neutral fact-finder in the areas of labor, employment, workplace, human resources, consumer, civil rights, public sector, business, and contract disputes.

Well-versed in the concerns of both plaintiffs and defendants, as well as both employers and employees. Lori 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 and business 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. Lori is a conflict management professional providing mediation, facilitation, training, coaching, and consulting to individuals, organizations, and attorneys.

Well-versed in the concerns of both plaintiffs and defendants, as well as both employers and employees. Lori 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 and business dispute cases. 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
  • Bullying
  • Business
  • Civil Rights (discrimination)
  • Commercial
  • Contracts
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Hospitality
  • Labor - Management
  • Online Civil
  • Online Workplace
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Workplace

Additional Services

  • 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

  • ABA DR - ABA Section of DR
  • AAA - American Arbitration Assoc.
  • FAPM - FL Acad. of Professional Mediators
  • AAA - American Arbitration Association
  • FINRA - Financial Industry Regulatory Auth.
  • International Association for Conflict Management

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