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Joel R. Levine

Joel R. Levine

Practice areas:

Arbitration, Mediation, Business, Real Estate, Commercial

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About Me

I have extensive legal, business, mediation and arbitration experience in a wide variety of domestic and international commercial matters.  I am a proactive, creative and tireless mediator and a fair, efficient and impartial arbitrator used by parties in matters ranging from basic contract disputes to extremely complex multi party situations with a great deal at stake.



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Member New York and Florida Bars and Federal Courts: U.S. District Courts: Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; Southern and Middle Districts of Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court; United States Court of International Trade (jurisdiction over international trade/import disputes). Diplomat Member: Florida Academy of Professional Mediators; International Mediation Institute (IMI) Certified Mediator; International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) Arbitration and Mediation Panelist.  Florida Bar Sections: Trial Lawyers (and ADR Committee), Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law, Founding Member and Executive Committee of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Section; Member American Arbitration Association; NASD and New York Stock Exchange (FINRA); Member: Writers Guild of America.




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American Arbitration Association, Roster of Arbitrators:  Commercial, Construction, Employment, Technology, Entertainment, Consumer and Large Complex Case Panels.  American Arbitration Association Mediator. 


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Selected to Copyright Office, Library of Congress 2004-2005 


Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel (CARP) which determines royalty rates and distribution of royalties for the commercial use of copyrighted works when those rates cannot be successfully negotiated by copyright holders and users (e.g., broadcasters)-- including those for music and webcasting.



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One of eight nationwide arbitrators for a special FCC Arbitration Panel to handle Retransmission Consent and Regional Sports Network Cable Programming Disputes. The arbitrators determine the price of carriage rights of all programming, including sports, between certain suppliers, users, broadcasters. 




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Arbitrator in a variety of institutional and ad hoc arbitrations. Author in field. Trainer.


 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1968

  1. Mediation: 35%
    17 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Arbitration: 35%
    16 years, 100 cases
  3. Commercial: 10%
    45 years, 500 cases
  4. Real Estate: 10%
    45 years, 500 cases
  5. Business: 10%
    45 years, 250 cases

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Contact Info

Joel Levine, Esq.

2121 N. Bayshore Dr. Suite 809
Miami, FL, 33137

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing197408/12/2015
NYCurrently registered 196803/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Traphagen Distinguished AlumniHarvard Law School2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Certified Mediator/ArbitratorJoel Levine, Esq.1998 - Present
President/CEOGibraltar Entertainment, Inc.1988 - 1997
Senior PartnerLevine & Fieldstone1977 - 1980
PrincipalFirst Capital Financial Corporation1975 - 1983
AttorneySmith Mandler1975 - 1977
AssociateGreenberg Traurig1973 - 1975
AssociateJavits, Trubin, Sillcocks & Edelman1970 - 1973
Reginald Smith Community FellowshipWaterbury Legal Aid Society1968 - 1970
VolunteerPeace Corps1966 - 1968

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Member New York and Florida Bars and Federal Courts: U.S. District Courts: Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; Southern and Middle Districts of Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court;N/AN/A
United States Court of International Trade (jurisdiction over international trade/import disputes). Diplomate Member: Florida Academy of Professional Mediators; International Mediation Institute (IMI) Certified MediatorN/AN/A
Florida Bar Sections: Trial Lawyers (and ADR Committee), Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law, Founding Member and Executive Committee of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Section;N/AN/A
American Arbitration Association; NASD and New York Stock Exchange (FINRA); Member: Writers Guild of America.N/AN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
NovelThe Corruption of Michael Levitt2011
AAA DISPUTE RESOLUTION JOURNAL (August/October 2009)Constructing the Construction Case: Tips, Traps and Tricks2009
THE ADVOCATE--Trial Lawyers Section of Florida Bar"Winning at Arbitration"2003

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard Law SchoolN/AlawN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Lynn University Event, College of Business and Management.Starting/Running Businesses--Tips, Strategies, Pitfalls2013
Presentation to University of Miami Law StudentsLegal Opportunities in Today's World2012
International Claim Association (ICA) 100th Annual Education ConferenceWinning at Mediation: A "Mock" Mock Mediation2009
Chairing An Arbitration Panel: Managing AAA Procedures, Process & DynamicsChairing An Arbitration Panel2005
Harvard Law School Traphagen Distinguished Alumni Speaker SeriesSocietal Changes for Attorneys2003