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John F. Gelson, Mediator, Little Silver, New Jersey.

John F. Gelson

NJ Mediator Resolution Services, LLC
34 Sycamore Avenue
Suite 1C
Little Silver, NJ, 07739
Tel: (732) 919-1044
Fax: (732) 212-1122
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Recognized to New Jersey Chapter for Mediation


John has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey since 1995 as a Court-Appointed Mediator. He is recognized as one of the top mediators in the State and has resolved over 1,000 disputes.

A significant portion of Mr. Gelson's practice includes mediating construction defect and damages for delay disputes. He has an almost unblemished track record of resolving even the most complex and complicated construction disputes. He is recognized in New Jersey and New York by the construction bar and insurance companies as one of the premier mediators of construction disputes.

Case Experience

  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes


  • Drake University Law School, J.D., 1981
  • University of Notre Dame Law School, London School of Economics, Programme in International Law, 1980
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., English, 1977
  • Delbarton School, 1973

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Past Chair Ocean County Civil Practice Committee, 1995 – 1996
  • District III Ethics Committee of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1992 – 1996
  • Notre Dame Alumni Association of New Jersey, Jersey Shore Chapter
    • President, 1993 – 1995
    • Trustee, 1990 – Present
    • Man of the Year, 1994
  • Delbarton School Alumni Representative, 2000 – 2004
  • Adjunct Professor, Georgian Court College, 1983 – 1989
  • President, Point Pleasant Beach Little League, 1998 – 2005
    • Inducted into Hall of Fame, 2007
  • Author, Sports Novel Cleats, co-authored with Ken MacAfee and George Berry, Juniper Press, 1978
  • Notre Dame Boxing Club, 1977

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