Member Profile: John W. Salmon

John W. Salmon
Salmon & Dulberg Dispute Resolution, Inc.
19 W. Flagler Street, Suite 620
Miami, FL 33130
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Tel: (305) 371-5490
Fax: (305) 371-5492

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Special Master; Insurance Umpire; ADR Training/CME


John W. Salmon has substantive case experience in the following areas...

ADA Disability
Banking & Finance
Business Dissolution
Class Actions
Community Associations
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
Divorce (High Asset)
Family Businesses
Health Care
Intellectual Property
Legal Malpractice
Lemon Law
Libel & Slander
Local Govt./Municipalities
Media & Communications
Medical Malpractice
Mortgage Foreclosure
Natural Disasters
Nursing Homes
Pensions / ERISA
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Real Estate
Religious Institutions
Sexual Harassment
Shareholder Disputes
Title Disputes
Trusts / Estates
Unfair Competition
Wage & Hour/FMLA
Workers' Compensation
Wrongful Death



John W. Salmon, Esq. is a natural mediator wth a broad-based educational, legal and business background. He is a graduate of Penn State University "with Distinction", the University of Florida College of Law and holds a Masters in Business Administration from Florida International University where he was an adjunct faculty member in the College of Business for over 15 years. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at the FIU College of Law teaching Alternative Dispute Resolution.

John is a Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators and Diplomate and past President of The Florida Academy of Professional Mediators. He has served as Chair of the Alternative Dispute Committee of the Trial Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar and as Chair of the Florida Bar Grievance Mediation Committee.

In addition to having mediated nearly 7,000 cases, John is a frequent lecturer on "Appropriate Dispute Resolution", often incorporating martial arts and mediation techniques into his presentations. He is a Nidan, Second Degree Black Belt - with the Cuong Nhu Martial Arts Association.


  • University of Florida, College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1978
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.A. "with Distinction", 1975
  • Florida International University, M.B.A., 1989

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, The Florida Bar
  • Member, Trial Bar, U.S. Southern District of Florida
  • Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, Florida
  • Certified Family Mediator, Florida
  • Approved as Mediator for the U.S. Southern District of Florida
  • Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator
  • Windstorm Insurance Network Umpire
  • Distinguished Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators
  • SuperLawyer in area of Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Named as Florida Elite attorney in area of Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Diplomate, Florida Academy of Professional Mediators
  • Hurricane Mediator, Collins Center for Public Policy
  • Former Member of NASD Board of Arbitrators and Mediators
  • Contract Mediator, EEOC, Miami District Office, 2001-2002
  • Former Primary Trainer for Circuit Civil Mediation Certification Training
  • Former Assistant Trainer for Family Mediation Certification Training
  • APCOM Reviewer, Prudential Policyholder Remediation Plan
  • President, Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, 1995-1997
  • Past Chairman, The Florida Bar Grievance Mediation Program
  • Past Chairman, Trial Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar ADR Committee
  • Past Member, Dade County Bar Association Mediation Committee
  • Author, "Maximizing Mediation", Dade County Bar Bulletin
  • Past Advisory Board Member, MetroBank of Dade County
  • Past President, South Miami-Kendall Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Director, South Miami-Kendall Bar Association
  • Former Director, Industrial Association of Dade County
  • Former Member, Board of Trustees, Beth Ahm Israel
  • Former Chairperson, Dade Partners/School Volunteers
  • Outstanding Business Partnership Volunteer at Embassy Creek Elementary School for mentoring a fifth grade mediation program.
  • Volunteer of the Year, Broward Outreach Center, 2002
  • Former Vice President, Young Leaders, National Committee of Hadassah Associates
  • Recipient of "Book Award" - Moot Court - University of Florida
  • Nidan, Second Degree Black Belt, Cuong Nhu Oriental Martial Arts
  • Former Vice President and Director of Marketing, Executive National Bank


Please call 305-371-5490 for rates and scheduling.


John W. Salmon is a member of our FL chapter, Florida Circuit-Civil Mediator Society, Florida's premier roster of distinguished attorney-mediators. The FCCMS profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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