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Jack L. Townsend Sr., Mediator & Arbitrator, Temple Terrace, Florida.

Jack L. Townsend Sr.

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Law Office of Jack L. Townsend, Sr. P. A.
P O Box 291339
Temple Terrace, FL 33687
Tel: (813) 914-7363
Fax: (813) 914-7367
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Recognized to Florida Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration
Video Conferencing
  • Practice Commenced1996
  • # of MEDS (as of 23/7/24)1500
  • # of ARBS (as of 23/7/24)16
Current Practice


Jack L. Townsend, Sr. has been providing outstanding services for mediations and arbitrations throughout Florida since 1996. While acting as a neutral mediator or consulting on effective Alternative Dispute Resolutions presentations, Jack has shown he has the ability to further the process and bridge the gap to resolving claims and disputes.  Jack has received the designation of a Florida Bar Board Certified Attorney--Civil Trial and uses his background in litigation to explore all avenues of dispute resolution. 

Case Experience

  • Admiralty
  • Agricultural
  • Anti-Trust
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Business Dissolution
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Condominiums
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Engineering
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Military
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Nursing Homes
  • Pensions
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Torts
  • Unfair Competition
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Wrongful Death


  • LLM-Agriculture and Food Law, Unversity of Arkansas. 2021
  • Juris Doctorate, Stetson College of Law, 1983 (Mock Trial Team / Stetson Public Defender Clinic)
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Florida, 1980 (Florida Blue Key; President, College of Agriculture Student Council; Alpha Gamma Rho Member)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar (1984)
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisianna
  • U.S. Court of Appeals,, Fifth Circuit

Rates Information

Mediator Fee -- $450.00 per hour for video conferencing mediation/ $550.00 per hour for in-person conferencing mediations within the 11th Circuit. Flat rate travel fee $6,500.00 outside of the 11th Circuit for in person mediation. In-person mediations within the 11th Circuit will have additional travel and room charges per the confirmation rate sheet.

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