Lawrence Kolin
Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group

1060 Maitland Center Commons
Suite 440
Orlando/Maitland, FL 32751, United States
Phone: 4074946160
Fax: 4076615743
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Business Torts
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Elections & Politics
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Government
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Transportation
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Practice/Organization Description

Certified Federal and Florida Supreme Court Circuit-Civil & Appellate Mediator. AV® Martindale-Hubbell peer review rated attorney with full-time Alternative Dispute Resolution practice in state and federal courts in diverse areas of civil trial work, including business, commercial, employment, entertainment, and intellectual property litigation. Experienced in complex multi-party cases involving professional liability, construction, technology, real estate and contract disputes. Former General Counsel to several non-profit organizations. American Health Lawyers Association ADR Panel neutral. Active in the local and state Bar associations. Educator, Advanced Judicial College. Founding Chair of ADR Committee of Orange County Bar Association and of the Florida Bar Civil Procedure Rules Subcommittee on Electronic Discovery. Florida Supreme Court Qualified/Approved Arbitrator. Special Master. E-Neutral in ESI disputes. Early Neutral Evaluator. Former General Magistrate, Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida.

Upchurch Watson White & Max is a nationally leading mediation firm known for facilitating reasonable agreements to resolve complex civil litigation. UWWM neutral panelist, Lawrence Kolin, Esq., is a Florida Supreme Court certified attorney mediator and former General Magistrate in exclusive practice in Alternative Dispute Resolution. He often speaks on implementing innovative methods of ADR, such as Early Neutral Evaluation of lawsuits. Lawrence also authors an officially ABA listed "Blawg" at

For more information and scheduling:

(800) 863-1462

Bar Admissions

Florida, 1994

United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida

United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit

United States Supreme Court

Qualified Arbitrator under the Florida Rules for Court Appointed Arbitrators

Certified Circuit-Civil Mediator, 2001


Trinity College, B.A.

New York University, Certificate in Film

University of Miami School of Law, J.D.

Professional Associations & Memberships

• George C. Young First Central Florida American Inns of Court, Former Master & Bencher

• The Orange County Bar Association, Founding Chair, ADR Committee

• Served as committee chair under several administrations including the

Entertainment Law and Medical-Legal Committees.

• Intellectual Property, Technology, Business Law and Judicial Relations Committees, Member

• Former Executive Council of the Florida Bar Entertainment Arts and Sports Law Section

• Founding Chair of the Florida Bar Civil Rules Subcommittee on Electronic Discovery

• The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, Member

• The Florida Circuit-Civil Mediator Society, Member

• Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, Member

• Executive Council, The Florida Bar ADR Section

• Past Volunteer Guardian ad Litem with the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar

• Former Teen Court Judge and Advisor

Honors and Awards

The Florida Bar Legal Aid Public Service Award, 2002

Legal Elite - Florida Trend Magazine (Arbitration & Mediation), 2010

Top Lawyers - Orlando Home & Leisure Magazine, 2011-13

Most Influential Men - Orlando Business Journal, 2010-11

Mediator of the Month - Attorney At Law Magazine 2012

Litigation Trailblazer & Pioneer™ - National Law Journal 2015

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