Member Profile: Mel Wolovits

Mel Wolovits
Burdin Mediations
4514 Cole Avenue
Dallas, TX 75205
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Tel: 214.528.1411
Fax: 214.269-5945

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Facilitation & Systems Design; Discovery Referee


Calendar Last Updated: 20 Jul 17

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Mel Wolovits has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Banking & Finance
Business Dissolution
Community Associations
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
Eminent Domain
Family Businesses
Health Care
Intellectual Property
Legal Malpractice
Lemon Law
Local Govt./Municipalities
Medical Malpractice
Mortgage Foreclosure
Nursing Homes
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Real Estate
Shareholder Disputes
Title Disputes
Trusts / Estates
Unfair Competition
Wrongful Death



  • Formerly, Board Certifed Trial Lawyer;
  • Trial attorney 34 years involved in complex and contentious, cases involving antitrust, business relationships, breach of contract, debtor-creditor, distribution chain disputes, professional liability, and businesss and personal torts, in state and federal courts in Texas, Ohio, New Mexico, Arizona, and Oklahoma, including 31 Jury Trials to Verdict, 17 appellate cases; 
  • Mr. Wolovits began as a Mediator in 1993, becoming a Full-Time Mediator in 2007. He has mediated well over 600 cases with a high settlement rate.

Mr. Wolovits' work experiences are very diversified:

  • Raised in a Family Business;
  • Worked in Accounting Department of an NYSE Corporation, and a private accounting firm;
  • Public School Teacher;
  • College Instructor-Business Law;
  • FTC, Assistant Regional Director, Southwest Region;
  • FTC Trial Attorney, Cleveland Regional Office;
  • Managing Partner, Boutique Trial Law Firm.


  • Harvard Law School, Negotiation Workshop, 
  • Basic and Advanced Mediation Training, 1992-1993
  • 350 Hrs. Mediation CLE
  • FINRA Mediation and Arbitration Training
  • B.S. Business/Accounting, Miami University, 
  • M.S., Ed./Group Dynamics, Case Western Reserve University
  • J.D., Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Immediate Past-Chairman Dallas Bar Association-ADR Section;
  • Past Chairman Collin County Bar Association-ADR Section;
  • Past-President, Association of Attorney-Mediators, No Texas Chapter;
  • Past-Treasurer, Dallas Bar Association, Collaborative Law Section;
  • Participant Dallas Bar Association Volunteer Family Law Training Program; 
  • Pro-Bono Representation of a family whose Husband and Father was killed in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center;
  • Pro-Bono legal services to Katrina Hurricane Victims; 
  • Dallas County Court-Annexed Pro-Bono Mediation Programs;
  • State Bar of Texas:
    • ADR Section;
    • Antitrust and Business Litigation Section; 
    • Intellectual Property Section;
    • Labor and Employment Section.  
    • Dallas Bar Association:
      • ADR Section,
      • Antitrust and Trade Regulation Section, 
      • Business Litigation Section, 
      • Labor & Employment Section,
      • Franchise Section,
      • Probate Section,
      • Securities, and 
      • Insurance and Torts Sections.

    Mel has made presentations to the Collin County Bar Association "Winning at Mediation"; Dallas Bar Association Collaborative Law Section, Basic Training Course - The Participation Agreement; Advance Training Course- Ethical Issues in Collaborative Law;  Intermediate Training Course- Redirecting Conversation. 


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    Mel Wolovits is a member of our TX chapter, The Texas Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, the state's premier roster of attorney mediators and arbitrators. The TADN profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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