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Member Profile: Theodore A. Deckert

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Matrix Mediation, LLC
1655 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. Suite 700
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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Tel: (561) 340-3500
Fax: (561) 242-2821

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Special Master; ADR Training/CME


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Theodore A. Deckert has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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Ted Deckert is a Certified County, Circuit Civil and Family Mediator, as well as a Special Magistrate and Qualified Arbitrator. He has practiced law since 1976, with a career focus in litigation and mediation in state and federal courts throughout Florida. He was a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer from 1984-2009 and he also holds the distinguished "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Ted has been a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit-Civil and Family Mediator since 2000. He has mediated virtually every type of legal or personal dispute, including PI, insurance, and "non-PI" matters such as family, real estate, probate, construction, employment, contracts and homeowner/condominium association disputes. He has represented individuals, corporations, and insurance companies as plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury and wrongful death, negligence, product liability, construction defects, medical and other professional malpractice, insurance coverage, bad faith, civil rights, workers compensation, employment and commercial cases.

Ted has completed extensive continuing legal, mediation and negotiation training since his certification and he has spoken on mediation and been a presenter at mediation training seminars. In 2004, he was among a select group of mediators specially trained to mediate hurricane insurance claims in the Hurricane Mediation Program established by the Department of Financial Services of the State of Florida.

A native of West Palm Beach, Florida, Ted received both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Florida. He is an active member and leader of several professional and charitable organizations. Married and the proud father of four children, he also enjoys spending time with his family and reading, music, gardening and outdoor activities of all types.


  • 1972, BSBA With Honors - University of Florida College of Business Administration, major in Economics and Minor in Finance;
  • 1975 Juris Doctor - University of Florida College of Law;
  • 1999 Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil and Family Mediation Training Courses;
  • 2000 Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator Training

Memberships & Affiliations

Afilliated with Matrix Mediation, LLC a full service alternative dispute resolution firm working throughout Florida.

Member of: The Florida Academy of Professional Mediators(Diplomat and Past President); the Association for Conflict Resolution; The Florida Bar; Palm Beach County Bar Association; Florida Justice Association; American Association for Justice and Palm Beach County Justice Association


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Theodore A. Deckert 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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