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Cary R. Singletary, Mediator & Arbitrator, Tampa, Florida.

Cary R. Singletary

Cary R. Singletary, PA
301 W. Platt Street
Suite 431
Tampa, FL 33606
Tel: (813) 382-0754
Cell: (813) 382-0754
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Recognized to Florida Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration

Regularly travels out of state to: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia

Other ADR Services: Fact Finding, Med-Arb
Video Conferencing
  • Practice Commenced1989
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Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Cary began his mediation and arbitration practice in 1989 after having been a civil litigator and Florida Bar, Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer. He enjoys an A V Preeminent rating in Martin Dale-Hubbell and has been consistently listed in The Best Lawyers in America for ten years. He has served as a Distinguished Professorial Lecturer and Director of the Center for Dispute Resolution at Stetson College of Law where he taught Alternative Dispute Resolution, Collective Bargaining and Labor Arbitration. He regularly serves as a Primary Trainer in the Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator Training.  He is a frequent speaker at state and national programs on the subjects of negotiation, mediation and arbitration.

His extensive mediation experience in federal court enables him to understand the challenges facing attorneys in federal practice.

He brings to each dispute his experience, training and personal commitment to hard work which has resulted in the successful resolution of thousands of cases throughout Florida.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor/Unions
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Postal
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Torts
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Wrongful Death


  • Stetson University, College of Law, Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
  • Rollins College, Master of Commercial Science
  • University of Tampa, Bachelor of Science
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator Training
  • Florida Supreme Court Training for Court Appointed Arbitrators
  • Certified Mediator, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • Employment Arbitrator Training (American Arbitration Association)
  • Commercial Arbitrator Training (American Arbitration Association)
  • Award Writing Training (American Arbitration Association)
  • Chairing an Arbitration Panel: Managing Procedures, Process & Dynamics (American Arbitration Association)
  • Pro Se: Managing Cases Involving Self-Represented Parties (American Arbitration Association)
  • Advanced Mediator Skills for Court-Based Settlement Programs (American Arbitration Association)
  • Arbitrator Ethics & Disclosure (American Arbitration Association)
  • Labor Arbitrator I (American Arbitration Association)

Memberships & Affiliations


  • American Arbitration Association
  • Florida Academy of Professional Mediators
  • Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar (Past Chair, 1995-96, current member of Executive Council)
  • Labor and Employment Law Section, The Hillsborough County Bar Association (Past Chair)
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, The Hillsborough County Bar Association (Past Chair)


  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • The Florida Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association

Rates Information

For mediation: $300.00 per hour with a three hour minimum. For arbitration: please call for details.

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