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Melinda Addison

100 Broadway Lane
New Parkland, CA, 91010
Cell: (555) 987-1234

Professional Summary

Experienced Arbitrator with natural negotiation abilities. Provide assistance to clients from diverse backgrounds with varying needs, with arbitration duties often involving contract negotiations and landlord-tenant disputes. Previous history as a practicing attorney with experience in corporate and estate law.

Core Qualifications

  • Corporate litigation
  • Estate negotiations
  • Court proceedings
  • Contract negotiations
  • Conflict resolution
  • Highly organized
  • Effective communicator


Arbitrator, October 2011 – Present

Stone & Allgers – New Cityland, CA

  • Identify key issues in dispute.
  • Advise on a variety of cases involving contract disputes.
  • Draft agreements and proposals agreeable to all involved parties.
  • Seek acceptable solutions to avoid litigation when possible.
  • Frequently assist in the resolution of estate disputes.

Arbitrator, October 2009 – September 2011
Preston, Smith and Sellers – New Cityland, CA

  • Advised on more than a hundred cases involving landlord-tenant disputes.
  • Prepared both binding and non-binding agreements and contracts.
  • Drafted amendments to agreements and advised on contract renewals.
  • Collected relevant information in the process of solving disputes.
  • Achieved an impressive record of settling cases without the need for intervention from the courts.
  • Prepared written responses to demands from other involved parties in disputes.


2006 Juris Doctor
University of California, New Cityland, CA
2002 Bachelor of Science, English
University of California – New Cityland, CA

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