Anne Dalton,Esquire
Attorney at Law and Mediator

Mediation and Arbitration

meeting roomMediation is a process in which people work together, with the help of a trained mediator, to resolve the issues that have brought them into (or back into) the court process. Mediation is also for those who want to solve problems without filing a court action. Anne has been a professional mediator for over 25 years and has conducted in excess of 6,500 mediations (with more than 13,500 litigants), including contract, construction, intellectual property, entertainment, guardianship, probate, real property, and business disputes, as well as divorce and child-related issues.

Anne has been a qualified arbitrator for over 15 years and conducts non-binding court-ordered arbitrations for those who wish speedy and effective resolution of their legal issues through arbitration.

Some of Anne’s ADR credentials include:

  • AV Preeminent® Rated in Alternative Dispute Resolution by Martindale-Hubbell®. See why Anne received the highest peer-group rating for her ADR skills.
  • Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators
  • Diplomate with National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (Selected Member)
  • Member of the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators
  • Founding (and Current) Chair of the ADR Practice Section of the Lee County Bar Association
  • Officer of the Arbitration-Mediation Advisory Board (20th Judicial Circuit) since 1997
  • Adjunct Professor for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Studies at Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Circuit Civil, County, Family, Dependency and Appellate Mediation Certifications (Florida)

addressLet Anne help you. Please check her available mediation and arbitration dates or give her a call
at (239) 337-7900.

Mediations and arbitrations can be held at Anne’s office, located at 2044 Bayside Parkway, Fort Myers, Florida, or at another mutually agreeable location.

A home-like atmosphere prevails at 2044 Bayside Parkway, and Anne also has state-of-the-art computing, scanning, and Internet services. There is a main conference room and multiple caucus rooms, as well as covered front and back porches for smokers and those who may need a breath of fresh air.

There is plenty of on-site parking, in front of and behind the office. Coffee, tea, soft drinks and light snacks are available. There are several excellent small restaurants a short walk away for take-out or eat-in purposes, or just coffee before, during or after a mediation (for example, Bennett’s Fresh Roast).

The office is just 3 blocks from the Lee County Justice Center, between historic McGregor Boulevard and bustling West First Street close to downtown Fort Myers.

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