With over forty years of extensive experience in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Leslie W. Langbein, Esq. of Langbein ADR Services, specializes in resolving disputes related to the Fair Housing Act. Ms. Langbein has an extensive track record of arbitrating, mediating, and litigating a wide range of Fair Housing claims. These include disputes involving housing discrimination based on race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, familial status, improper housing practices, and retaliation claims arising from these areas. A mediator or arbitrator whom you select to hear and help resolve your Fair Housing dispute should be knowledgeable in these areas and also understand the burdens of proof that both the applicant/tenant and the landlord/property manager must meet if the claims must be tried.
Ms. Langbein’s mediation experience and background in the areas of the Fair Housing Act, Title III of the ADA and commercial matters make her services invaluable to private and public sector parties who seek to resolve claims arising under those areas of law. Ms. Langbein is equally adept at handling related disputes involving unpaid rent and damage claims, breach of rental or lease agreements, homeowner’s association disputes and other housing-related issues.
Ms. Langbein has a deep commitment to the practice and promotion of ADR. She is a Diplomate member of both the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals and the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators. Additionally, she is an off-chosen educator for the Florida Bar’s ADR Section, sharing her expansive knowledge and expertise in the art of Alternative Dispute Resolution. In 2023, Ms. Langbein was honored with the “Super Lawyer” title in Alternative Dispute Resolution, a testament to her comprehensive expertise and success in the area. Her professional peers have also acknowledged her significant contributions to this field.