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Rick Dalan, Mediator & Arbitrator, Palm Harbor, Florida.

Rick Dalan

4608 Bardsdale Drive
Palm Harbor, FL 34685
Tel: 727-642-3633
Cell: 727-642-3633
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Recognized to Florida Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Facilitation & Systems Design, Insurance Umpire, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge, Special Master
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Rick Dalan was born December 7, 1954, in East St. Louis, Illinois. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida with high honors in 1976. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Law in 1981.

Mr. Dalan is a member of the Florida and Illinois Bars, as well as licensed to practice before the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Dalan is a Certified Florida Circuit Court and Federal District Court mediator and also serves as an arbitrator in a variety of types of civil litigation. Mr. Dalan is a member of the American Bar Association, Clearwater Bar Association, HIllsborough and St. Petersburg Bar Associations. He represents clients in toxic tort, lead paint, asbestos, personal injury, wrongful death, property damage and insurance coverage litigation, as well as construction litigation. Mr. Dalan also represents clients in automobile liability, uninsured motorist claims, premise liability suits, discrimination claims and products liability claims.

While Mr. Dalan contines to represent litigants, his practice now emphasizes mediation and arbitration. A pimary concentration is the mediation of complex, multi-party litigation and the mediation and arbitration of multi-party construction litigation. He has been a Certified Circuit Civil Mediator since 1991, a Board Certified Civil Trial attorney by the Florida Bar since 1994 and has mediated and acted as an arbitrator since 1991. He is also a Certified Family and Appellate Mediator as well as a Certified Federal Court Mediator for the Middle District of Florida.  He has mediated over 1,000 cases.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Wrongful Death


  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration (High Honors) - University of Florida, 1976
  • Juris Doctor, - University of Florida, 1981

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Tort, Insurance Practice and Litigation Sections)
  • Clearwater Bar Association
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Pinellas County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association
  • Hillsborough Bar Association


  • Florida Bar - 1981
  • Illinois Bar - 1984
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida - 1982
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit - 1982
  • United States Supreme Court - 1989
  • Florida Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer - 1994
  • Certified Florida Circuit Civil Mediator - 1991
  • Certified Federal Mediator - Middle District
  • Certified Florida Family Mediator
  • Certified Florida Appellate Mediator

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