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3. Choose an available
    date & time

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    Melanie C. Jacobson, Esq.
    Thomas J. Stanford, Esq.
    Charles E. Leal, Esq.
    Nesryn Escandar, Esq.

    Rand Hoch, Esq.

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Melanie C. Jacobson, Esq.
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Melanie Coleman Jacobson, a graduate of the University of Miami and the University of Miami School of Law, served as a Judge of Compensation Claims for 16 years in Palm Beach County. Prior to having been appointed a Judge of Compensation Claims, Ms. Jacobson was the Chief Litigation Attorney for the Palm Beach County Attorney’s Office, representing the County in the defense of personal injury and wrongful death litigation, workers’ compensation claims, and certain civil rights actions.

Ms. Jacobson has been a lecturer for the Workers' Compensation Section of the Florida Bar, the Palm Beach County Bar Association, the Broward County Bar
Association, local and state medical organizations and other organizations within the statewide workers’ compensation community.

She is an appointee to the Florida Supreme Court’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules and Policy-making Committee, has taught workers' compensation as an adjunct professor at St. Thomas School of Law, and served as a Commissioner for the Statewide Judicial Nominating Commission for Judges of Compensation Claims.

Since 2001, Ms. Jacobson has mediated several thousand cases and is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator and a Qualified Arbitrator.