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David C. Dale, Mediator, Lakeland, Florida.

David C. Dale

Central Florida Mediation Group, LLC
454 W. Pipkin Road
Lakeland, FL 33813
Tel: (863) 594-1113
Cell: CELL (863) 581-4064
Fax: (863) 594-1121
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From 1981 through 1989, Mr. Dale was a shareholder in the Lakeland firm of Schott & Dale, P.A. He specialized in personal injury defense and family law. In the 1990's Mr. Dale was a shareholder in the Bartow firm of Frost & Dale. He specialized in a personal injury plaintiff practice and family law.

Mr. Dale began to shift his practice from trial work into dispute resolution in the late 1990's. He has conducted over 2,000 mediations in 18 different counties to date. For the past several years, Mr. Dale has conducted on the average 225 mediations annually. Finally, Mr. Dale has been qualified by the Florida Supreme Court to serve as an Arbitrator. Mr. Dale continues a personal injury law practice, both plaintiff and defense.

Case Experience

  • Automotive
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • Divorce (High Asset)
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Family Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


  • Nova Southeasterm University Law Center, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Juris Doctor, 1978
  • Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA, Bachelor of Arts, 1972

Memberships & Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar
  • Lakeland Bar Association
  • Polk County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Florida Circuit-Civil Mediator Society
  • Florida Academy of Professional Mediators
  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals

Rates Information

2 Party Mediation: $185.00 per party per hour
3 Party Mediation: $145.00 per party per hour
4+ Party Mediation: $120.00 per party per hour

***Two hour minimum charge per party for mediation. In addition there is an administrative fee of $95.00 per party. The first hour of travel is free on outbound and return trips. After, one hour of travel the charge is the mediator’s hourly rate per party. Principal offices 454 West Pipkin Road, Lakeland, FL 33813 and locations in Tampa, Orlando, Bartow, Sebring and Altamonte Springs.***

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