Academy Member Inducted 2005Map & Directions
- Practice Commenced: 1999
- Total Mediations (as of May 2022): 1000
- Total Arbitrations (as of May 2022): 2
Bob Hoyle has practiced law in Manatee County, Florida since 1986. He is a 1975 graduate of Harvard College and a 1986 graduate of Capital University Law School, cum laude. Bob also attended the Harvard Law School Program On Negotiation Mediation Training Program. He was certified in 1999 by the Florida Supreme Court as a Circuit Civil mediator.
Bob is a past chair of the Executive Council of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Florida Bar. While serving in that position, he appeared before the Florida Supreme Court on two occasions to argue proposed changes to the Rules Governing Mediators on behalf of the Executive Council. Bob also served as Chair of the Florida Bar Council Of Sections.
.Mr. Hoyle has published "Mediation Strategies: Preparing the Client for Mediation" in the Fall 2011 edition of Action Line, a publication of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, "Do You Have A Settlement?", "Amendment To Rule 1.720", "Mediation Conflicts of Interest" and "Silence Is Golden- And Required" in the Inter Alia, a publication of the Manatee County Bar Association. He has made the following lecture presentations: "How to Succeed at Mediation by Trying" and "Ethical Issues for Mediators" for the Manatee County Bar Association, "Mediator Conflicts of Interest and Impartiality" for the 12th Judicial Circuit Citizen Dispute Settlement Program, "Best Practices To Avoid Grievances and Litigation Involving Mediator Misconduct" for the Florida Supreme Court Dispute Resolution Center 2012 and 2013 Conferences, "Proposed Changes to Florida Rule for Mediators 10.340" for the Florida Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, "Mediation Conflicts of Interest: Traps for the Unwary" for the Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and as a national webinar presentation for LawReview CLE, "Mediation Advocacy" at the Florida Bar Annual Conference in June 2015, "Confidentiality and Privilege in Mediations" at the Florida Bar Annual Conference in June 2016. and "Mediation Conflicts of Interest" at the Worker's Compensation Institute Annual Conference in August 2015.
- Banking & Finance
- Business Dissolution
- Community Associations
- Contract Disputes
- Debt Collections
- Family Businesses
- Mortgage Foreclosure
- Personal Injury
- Premises Liability
- Property Damage
- Real Estate
- Shareholder Disputes
- Title Disputes
- Trusts / Estates
- Harvard College B.A.
- Capital University Law School J.D.
- Harvard University Law School Mediation Program
Memberships & Affiliations
- Florida Bar (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Executive Council)
- Florida Academy of Professional Mediators
- Past-Chairman, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Florida Bar
- Past-Chairman of the Florida Bar Council of Sections
Rates: $270 per hour
No charge for travel time