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Lawrence H. Kolin, Esq.


I'm an AV® Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated Florida Attorney, Certified Mediator and Approved Arbitrator with experience in all areas of civil practice, including multi-party complex litigation in state, federal and appellate courts.


Mr. Kolin is a veteran alternative dispute resolution professional who settles lawsuits in diverse areas of civil trial work, including business, commercial, employment, entertainment, and intellectual property litigation. Mr. Kolin is also experienced in complex multi-party cases "from PI to IP" involving personal injury, professional liability, construction, technology, real estate and contract disputes, as well as health care and medical malpractice. Mr. Kolin also served as general counsel to several non-profit organizations. He is active in the local and state Bar associations and was founding Chair of the Florida Bar Civil Procedure Rules Subcommittee on Electronic Discovery. He also served as a General Magistrate in the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court for Orange County, Florida. Mr. Kolin is a Florida Supreme Court Certified County, Circuit-Civil, and Appellate Mediator and Approved/Qualified Arbitrator resolving disputes in complex civil litigation in state, federal and appellate courts. He is a panelist of the Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group, a national leader in ADR.


For the most current information and to schedule mediation, please contact Lawrence Kolin's case manager:


Cathy McCleary


Toll-Free: 800-863-1462

Phone: 407-661-1123



Languages spoken: Italian

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Practice areas


  1. Mediation: 75%
  2. Arbitration: 25%



Hourly ($500/hour)

Payment types:

Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Roman Vincent Hammes

    Lawrence has a very good reputation in the Orlando legal community. I recommend Lawrence to anyone looking for a neutral to assist with their legal dispute.


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  • Brett Miles Bressler

    I endorse this lawyer. Great mediator and arbitrator. A great lawyer and a really great man.


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Contact info

Lawrence H. Kolin

1060 Maitland Center Commons
Suite 440
Maitland (Orlando), FL, 32801


FLMember in Good Standing199409/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Legal Aid Public Service AwardFlorida BarN/A
Legal EliteFlorida Trend MagazineN/A
Top LawyerOrlando Home & Leisure MagazineN/A
Mediator of the MonthAttorney At Law MagazineN/A
Litigation Trailblazer & PioneerNational Law JournalN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
George C. Young First Central Florida American Inn of CourtPast Master & BencherN/A
Orange County Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution CommitteeFounding ChairN/A
National Academy of Distinguished NeutralsMemberN/A
Florida Circuit-Civil Mediator SocietyMemberN/A
Florida Bar, Civil Rules Section, Electronic Discovery SubcommitteeFounding ChairN/A
Florida Bar, Entertainment Arts and Sports Law SectionExecutive CouncilN/A
Orange County Bar Association, Judicial Relations CommitteeMemberN/A
Orange County Bar Association, Intellectual Property CommitteeMemberN/A
Orange County Bar Association, Medical-Legal CommitteeFormer ChairN/A
Orange County Bar Association, Entertainment Law CommitteeFormer ChairN/A
Orange County Bar Association, Business Law CommitteeMemberN/A
Florida Bar ADR SectionExecutive CouncilN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Robert Rauschenberg v. Fontaine a/k/a Montgomery et al.Permanent Injunction
OSI Defense Systems v. Universal Systems & Technology, et al.Confidential Settlement
Bsecure Technologies, Inc. v. Michael CadenheadUDRP Complaint Dismissed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Trinity CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1991
New York UniversityN/ACertificate in Film1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
GoToMeeting Webinar CLEWhat is "Other ADR" ?2015
GoToMeeting Webinar CLEGuess Who's Coming to Mediation?2015
Bench Bar ConferenceAdvanced E-Discovery2014
Professional Mediation InstituteCommercial Mediation Strategies2013
InnovateClawbacks, Cooperation & Competence2013
ACEDS Annual E-Discovery ConferenceWhat Florida’s Bouts with New E-Discovery Rules Teach Lawyers and Corporations2013
Technology Law CommitteeE-Discovery Rule Amendments2012
Association of Certified E-Discovery SpecialistsWhat you need to know to navigate Florida's new E-Discovery Rules2012
Judicial Relations Committee SeminarConfidentiality of Court Filings2011
Florida Bar, Business Law SectionElectronic Discovery Rules in Florida2010
Valencia Community CollegeLaw of Elections2009
University of Central Florida Legal Studies ProgramBusiness Law Basics2008
Annual Education Program, Florida Conference of Circuit JudgesCircuit Civil in the Digital World: Electronic Records and Electronic Discovery2007
Florida Bar, Technology Task ForceComplex Litigation Rule2006