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DANIEL BALDWIN
 
DAVID CHASE
 
CANDACE DUFF
 

Dan Baldwin is highly effective Mediator, Arbitrator and Neutral Facilitator. ADR expertise in Residential Construction, Real Estate and Business Contracts. He is a Florida Supreme Court certified mediator/arbitrator and arbitrates cases for the Attorney General’s office. He’s an experienced Business Consultant and a dynamic clear communicator with a track record of successful mediations and arbitrations.

Architect David Chase, LEED®GA, lic.in 20 states, specializing in Educational, Healthcare, Housing and Hospitality projects, is a trained Mediator/Arbitrator and Expert Witness in Delay, Codes, Fl.718 Condo Statutes, E&O, and Standard of Care. His 45 years of experience encompasses founding of a 20 yr A&E Firm, Florida Architectural Firm CFO and President of Hillier Architects, International.

Candace Duff is a mediator, arbitrator, and insurance umpire. She serves on the American Arbitration Association, FedArb and CPR’s rosters of neutrals. She is also a Florida Bar board certified construction lawyer and a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Prior to starting her firm, she was a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, P.A.

 

M,A,E M,A,D,E,G M,A,D,E
New Port Richey West Palm Beach Miami Beach
FULL BIO FULL BIO FULL BIO

JOHN FREUD
ROBERT HANBURY
KATE KRAUSE

A true Neutral party, with real world construction dispute resolution experience in many of the largest and most complex private & public-private construction projects in the southeast for the past decade, John mediated & arbitrated virtually every kind of construction matter present in today's marketplace. His unique & pro-active approach to conflict resolution produces results.

Bob Hanbury is a third-generation design build residential contractor since 1976. As a 1997 appointee to the CT Codes and Standards Committee, he has Chaired and served as panel member on over 75 Building and Fire Code Appeal Hearings under CT Hearing Statutes. He has contributed to and has reviewed all editions of the Residential Construction Performance Guidelines for Professional Builders and Remodelers.

With more than 30 years’ experience, Kate’s deep understanding of project dynamics allows her to assist the parties as a mediator or DRB member to resolve disputes while maintaining working relationships whenever possible. As an arbitrator, Kate conducts an efficient and cost-effective proceeding resulting in carefully reasoned awards that honor the parties’ contractual agreements.

M,A,D,E M,A,D,E,G M,A,E
Miami

Bradenton

Port Charlotte
FULL BIO FULL BIO FULL BIO

LARRY LEIBY
JON MARTIN
DONALD O'DELL

Mr. Leiby has more than 33 years strictly in Florida construction dispute resolution and avoidance. He has authored the Florida Construction Law Manual published by West, taught arbitrators for the AAA, chaired the Florida Bar Construction Law Certification Committee, and has been involved in hundreds of construction mediations and arbitrations.

Born and raised in the Construction Industry,  Mr. Martin specializes in Practical, Timely, Cost Effective Solutions to Construction Disputes. Besides running a busy Construction Law Practice, he travels Nationwide bringing nearly Fifty Years experience to the Resolution of Construction Disputes. His expertise provides you with a wide range of creative solutions to your Construction Problems.

Donald O'Dell has been a Florida attorney since 1978 handling construction, commercial and insurance matters. He is a mediator certified by the Supreme Court of Florida with numerous mediations in a variety of areas. His practice includes the representation of both commercial and residential contractors with experience in residential home warranty matters. His location in Orlando allows him to be available in Tampa, Palm Beach, or Jacksonville.
M,A,D,E M,A,D,E M,A,D,E
Ft. Lauderdale Stuart Orlando
FULL BIO FULL BIO FULL BIO

WILLIAM OLIVIER
DAVID SMITH
DONALD SMITH
Mr. Olivier has over 30 years of experience in dispute resolution. Licensed in Colorado, California, and the District of Columbia, he has resolved many issues involving commercial and residential construction through litigation, settlement, arbitration or mediation. Bill gained practical experience in construction serving as an officer in the Army Corps of Engineers.

David is an attorney licensed in Florida and Ohio and also holds a Florida State Certified General Contractors license. With 14 years of construction experience, his legal practice focuses on resolution of construction and real estate matters. Further, he authored The Florida Home Improvement Guide, a resource to help parties avoid and resolve construction disputes.

After having worked his way up from laborer to carpenter assistant to site supervisor before his graduation from college, Don is now a Florida Supreme Court certified Mediator and Advanced Arbitrator and is also a Federal certified Mediator/Arbitrator. He has received commendations for his arbitration and mediation services from several Judicial Circuits in Florida.
M,A,D,E M,A,D,E M,A,D,E
Sarasota Sarasota Spring Hill
FULL BIO FULL BIO FULL BIO