Kay Wolf
Mediator
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Kay L. Wolf

Mediator/Sole Member
Kay L. Wolf Mediation Services, LLC
801 Silver Drive
Orlando, FL 32804

Mediation Experience and Qualifications

Conducted hundreds of mediations of employment law (discrimination, wage and hour, breach of contract, trade secret etc.) disputes - pre suit as well as in state and federal courts throughout Florida.

Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, Supreme Court of the State of Florida
Certified Mediator, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida

Legal Experience

Ford Harrison
Orlando, Florida
01/01/14-12/31/16 Of counsel
Equity Partner (05/01/00-12/31/14)
Executive Committee ('07-'14)
Professional Development Partner ('08-'12)

Garwood, McKenna, Wolf & Finnigan
Orlando, Florida

Associate -Partner, 1992-2000
United Telephone Co of Florida
Orlando, Florida

Assistant Vice President-Law, 1985-1992
FL Public Employee Relations Commission
Tallahassee, Florida

Hearing Officer, 1984-1985
U.S. Merit Systems Protection B
San Francisco, California

Presiding Official, 1980-1983
Carroll, Chauvin, Miller & Conliffe
Louisville, Kentucky

Associate, 1977-1980
County Attorney's Office
Jefferson Co, Kentucky

Assistant County Attorney, 1977-1980
City Law Department
Louisville, Kentucky

Assistant Director of Law-Personnel/Labor Relations, 1976-1977

Teaching Experience

University of Central Florida
School of Accounting
PMSM, EMBA, PMBA Programs

Adjunct Professor, Labor & Employment Law Business Law & Ethics, 2010- present

Professional Honors

Board-certified by the Florida Bar as a Specialist in labor and employment law
  • Named 'Lawyer of the Year' by Best Lawyers in America for Employment Law-Management, Orlando (2016)
  • Lawyer of the Year' by Best Lawyers in America for Labor Law-Management, Orlando (2012)
  • Best Lawyers in America a" Labor and Employment Law continuously since 2005 through May 2016
  • "Florida's Legal Elite" by Florida Trend magazine
  • "Best of the Bar" by the Orlando Business Journal
  • "Florida Super Lawyers," "Super Lawyers a " Corporate Counsel Edition," and one of the Top 25 Female Lawyers Central, Northern & Gulf Coast Florida and one of the Top 50 Female Lawyers in Florida by Law & Politics magazine
  • "Best Lawyer" by Florida Monthly magazine
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Civic Honors

2013 "Women Worth Watching", Profiles in Diversity Journal
"The 2011 Summit Award for Professional Achievement and Outstanding Community Service in
Central Florida", Central Florida Women's Resource Center

Community Service

Vestry, St. Richards Episcopal Church, Winter Park, Florida 2015-present
(Chair, Outreach Commission; Co-Chair, Family Promise; Choir Member)
Founding Member, Central Florida Center for Women's Philanthropy (Chair, 2006-2008)
Founding Member, 100 Women Strong Giving Circle
Venture Philanthropist Giving Circle, 2003-2005
Choir, St Michaels Episcopal Church, College Park Florida, 1998-2013 (Singing at St. Paul's Cathedral, London, 2000, 2005, 2015; The National Cathedral, Washington, D.C., 2002; Victoria, Canada, 2004, and other churches in U.S.) Board of Directors, Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Florida, 1986-2014 (Chair, 1990-1992)
National Board of Directors, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, 1978-1992
(Vice President-Program, 1990-1992)
Board of Directors, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana, 1976-1980 (Chair, 1978-1980)
Board of Directors, Big Brothers of San Francisco - Big Brothers/Big Sisters of San Francisco (Chair, 1982-1983, through merger)

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Kentucky

Education

  • University of Louisville School of Law J.D., 1975
  • Florida State University, Social Work, 1971
Lawyer of the Year 2012       Florida Bar Board Certified AV Preeminent for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability Rated by Super Lawyers

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