Academy Member Inducted 2021

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Bradford D. Kimbro, Mediator, Tampa, Florida.

Bradford D. Kimbro

Diplomate member
Holland & Knight LLP
100 North Tampa Street
Suite 4100
Tampa, FL 33602
Tel: (813) 227-6660
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  • Practice Commenced2008
  • # of MEDS (as of 23/6/24)350
  • # of ARBS (as of 23/6/24)5
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Brad Kimbro mediated state and federal cases since the 1990's.  He is:

  • Board Certified in Business Litigation
  • Florida Certified Public Accountant
  • Executive Partner for Holland & Knight's Tampa Bay region since 2005

Mr. Kimbro was named:

  • Top Lawyer – Mediation for Tampa in 2023 in TAMPA Magazine
  • Recipient of the prestigious Professionalism Award from the judges and lawyers on the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Professionalism Committee
  • One of Tampa Bay's most influential business leaders in the Tampa Bay Business Journal Power 100 list in 2021, 2022, and 2023
  • "Lawyer of the Year for Tampa Litigation – Banking and Finance" in 2021 and 2023 by The Best Lawyers in America guide
  • Recipient of the Michael A. Fogarty Memorial "In the Trenches" Award for Civil Trial Practice, Hillsborough County Bar Association Trial & Litigation Section, 2020
  • Top 100 lawyer in Florida by Super Lawyers since 2009
  • Member of Florida Trend's Legal Elite "Hall of Fame" since 2017
  • Top Sports Attorney in Tampa by Tampa Magazine

Mr. Kimbro's experience includes a wide variety of matters, including complex commercial litigation, contracts, business torts, construction, intellectual property, real estate, labor and employment, securities, eminent domain, insurance, trusts and estates, bankruptcy,health care, personal injury, and professional malpractice.  He has held a variety of bar organization positions, including President of the Tampa Bay Federal Bar Association, Chair of the Hillsborough Country Trial Lawyers Division, and Chair of the Hillsborough County Bar Foundation.  He has been a frequent speaker for various bar organizations.

Mr.Kimbro received his law degree from the University of Florida, where he graduated first in his class, served as Managing Editor of the Law Review, and was a member of Florida Blue Key.

In addition to his trial practice and professional activities, Mr. Kimbro has served as President of the University Club of Tampa, board member for Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club, and board member of the Tampa Theatre.

Case Experience

  • Agricultural
  • Anti-Trust
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Creditors
  • Business Dissolution
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Divorce (High Asset)
  • Education
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Entertainment Sector
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Internet
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Media & Communications
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Taxation
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trademarks/Patents
  • Unfair Competition
  • Utilities
  • Venture Capital


  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., with high honors
  • University of Florida, M.A., Accounting
  • University of Florida, B.S., Accounting, with high honors
  • Harvard Law School, Harvard Negotiation Institute, Mediating Disputes Program

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Federal Bar Association, Tampa Bay Chapter, former President
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Board Member, 2019-2020
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Trial and Litigation Section, former Chair
  • Hillsborough County Bar Foundation, former Chair
  • 13th Judicial Circuit Professionalism Committee 2014-2016
  • The Florida Bar, Thirteenth Circuit Grievance Committee "B," former Chair
  • Second District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission, 2015-2017; Chair, 2018-2019
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2006-present
  • University Club of Tampa, former President
  • Tampa Theatre, former Board of Directors member
  • American Heart Association, Heart Walk Executive Committee, 2017-2019; Lawyers with Heart Initiative
  • William Reece Smith Inn of Court, Executive Committee and former President

Rates Information

2024 Mediation Rate Sheet (PDF)
For more information, please contact Christine Yokel at (813) 227-8500.

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