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Terry N. Silverman, Esq., Mediator & Arbitrator, Gainesville, Florida.

Terry N. Silverman, Esq.

Terry N. Silverman, P.A.
2770 NW 43rd Street
Suite A
Gainesville, FL 32606
Tel: (352) 215-9000
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Recognized to Florida Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Facilitation & Systems Design, Fact Finding
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  • Practice Commenced1996
  • # of MEDS (as of 19/7/24)2500
  • # of ARBS (as of 19/7/24)10
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Terry practiced law in Gainesville since graduating from law school at the University of Florida in 1974. After 50 years of actively litigating cases, Terry is now mediating full-time and he hopes you will consider him for your next mediation.  

Terry is admitted to practice law in Florida, Georgia (inactive), United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the United States Supreme Court, and Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal. He has served on the Florida Bar Grievance Committee and Fee Arbitration Committee for the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida.

In addition to being a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit and County Court Mediator, he has also been a Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator since 2003.

Terry has mediated over 2500 cases with the vast majority resulting in settlement. His mediation practice includes state and federal disputes, presuit and in litigation, involving personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, nursing home liabilty, sexual harassment, business disputes, contracts, employment, product liability, insurance, real estate, construction, foreclosure, and probate cases. Terry has conducted mediations throughout the State of Florida both in person and by videoconference.  


Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Automotive
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Media & Communications
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Wrongful Death


  • University of Florida, B.S. (1971)
  • University of Florida, J.D. (1974)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Arbitration Association - Florida Residential Mortgage Forclosure Mediation Program
  • James C. Adkins, Jr., American Inn of Court;
  • Eighth Judicial Circuit Qualified Arbitrator;
  • Eighth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee-past member;
  • Eighth Judicial Circuit Fee Arbitration Committee-past member;
  • Florida Circuit-Civil Mediator Society
  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association
  • Volusia County Bar Association  

Rates Information

$350.00 per hour for preparation and conducting the mediation conference. There is a two (2) hour minimum charged for all mediations, plus one-half hour (1/2 hour) fee for administration (schedule, open file, prepare notice and report). Travel rate is $150.00 per hour, if applicable. 

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