Jeanne Charles Wood, Esq.

Attorney - Arbitrator- Mediator



Committed  -  Knowlegeable - Fair

 Jeanne Charles Wood has a multi-state Alternative Dispute Resolution practice with offices in the Chicago and Fort Lauderdale areas. Her practice includes both arbitration and mediation services. She is a certified family mediator and is listed on various rosters for Family,County Court and Employment cases. With more than fifteen (15) years of experience as an attorney, she earned her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree from DePaul University School of Law in Chicago and maintains her law license in Illinois.  As a part-time professor of Legal Studies she has taught, among other things, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation, Employment Dispute Resolution, Family Law and Mediation and Legal Ethics. Jeanne has mediated over 500 cases in a wide range of subject areas. In addition, she has also been appointed to arbitrate disputes at the  local, state and federal levels. 

Jeanne has been a speaker and presenter on various legal topics and Alternative Dispute Resolution in general.  She maintains professional affiliations with various organizations such as the American Bar Association, Association for Conflict Resolution, Association of South Florida Mediators and Arbitrators, Illinois Bar Association and the Labor and Employment Relations Association.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Jeanne had ten years of corporate experience with a Fortune 500 company.  In her corporate positions she was certified in Total Quality Management and Problem Solving and used these skills to develop and train various levels of staff. Today, Jeanne has the opportunity to again use these skills by instructing youth on conflict resolution techniques and nonviolence principles.

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