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Ellen R. Gelbin
Attorney - Mediator - Arbitrator
743 Big Tree Drive Lewisville, NC 27023
Winston-Salem, NC 27023

Tel: (336) 945-0214
Fax: (336) 945-0217

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Calendar Last Updated: 6 Nov 18


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Ellen Gelbin's scheduling staff


ADR Services:
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Formal Certifications:
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Superior Court Judicial Districts served:
3A, 10, 14, 15A, 15B, 17A, 18, 19A, 19B, 19C, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25A, 25B, 26, 28

[ Click for Map of N. Carolina's Districts ]

Ellen R. Gelbin has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Ellen R. Gelbin has experience in the following areas of Family Law:
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Biographical Notes:
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Ms. Gelbin is a full-time, professional mediator. She travels the state of North Carolina assisting parties to voluntarily resolve legal matters prior to litigation. She is certified by the NCDRC to mediate (1) simple and complex civil cases involving such things as personal injury, property disputes, contracts, employment matters and business controversies; (2) cases involving domestic claims such as property division (equitable distribution), post separation support, alimony, child support, and child custody; and (3) cases before the Clerk of Superior Court, such as involuntary commitments, estate disputes and guardianships of the person and/or of property.  She is also authorized by the NCIC to mediate Workers' Compensation claims.

She has served as an Adminstrative Law Judge for the North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (NCOSH) since 1997.

She has been certified by the NCDRC as a Mediation Trainer in 2009 and has been teaching the 40-hour mediation training course to Wake Forest University law students since spring 2010.

She has spoken about mediation at numerous Dispute Resolution Section Annual Meetings and CLEs (2004-2011) and at the North Carolina Defense Attorney's Association Annual Convention and CLE (2010).

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  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (J.D., 1985)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.S., 1982)

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Memberships & Affiliations :
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National Association of Administrative Law Judges
- Workers' Compensation Section
- Litigation Section
- Family Law Section
- Dispute Resolution Section (2003-2008)
   *Chair (2007-2008)
   *Treasurer (2006-2007)
   * Mediation Practice Committee Chair (2003-2004)
   * CLE Committee Chair  (2004-2006)
   * Member of the Dispute Resolution Council (2003-2008)


Rates: $200.00 one-time administrative fee and $200.00 per hour for time spent in mediation/arbitration, drafting the Memorandum of Understanding or arbitration award, reviewing materials submitted prior to mediation/arbitration, or traveling outside of Winston-Salem beyond 120 miles.
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Cancellation Policy: $200.00 one time postponement fee (in addition to the administrative fee), if the mediation is postponed within 7 days of the scheduled date. A $300 one time postponement fee (in addition to the administrative fee), if the mediation is postponed within 3 business days of the scheduled date.
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