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David W. Henry, Mediator & Arbitrator, Orlando, Florida.

David W. Henry

Henry Mediation, P.A.
3421 Pinetree Rd.
Orlando, FL 32804
Tel: 407-247-7991
Cell: (407) 247-7991
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Recognized to Florida Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master), Discovery Referee, Med-Arb
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  • Practice Commenced2006
  • # of MEDS (as of 28/2/24)400
  • # of ARBS (as of 28/2/24) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person
  • 5th Circuit
  • 6th Circuit
  • 7th Circuit
  • 9th Circuit
  • 10th Circuit
  • 18th Circuit
  • 19th Circuit
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David's experience as a mediator and litigator is exceedingly broad and includes professional liability, personal injury and insurance law, intellectual property claims, employment disputes, transportation law, real estate, probate, community association, and shareholder disputes. 

David is a graduate of Emory University and the University of Florida College of Law. In addition to serving as a litigation attonrey,  he served as a member of the National Faculty of the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) teaching general liability insurance and agents & brokers liability. In 1983, David was awarded a Robert T. “Bobby” Jones Fellowship to the University of St. Andrews in Scotland residing in St. Salvator's Hall. 

David is a nationally recognized expert on mediation advocacy and ethics, and a lecturer for bar and insurance organizations across the United States. He has  been a guest lecturer at the University of Florida College of Law, UCF, and at Lloyds London. He has provided mediation training to claims personnel for a myriad of carriers including AIG, Hartford, CNA, Zurich, and Philadelphia Insurance Company. David has been published or featured in publications including The Florida Bar Journal, Entrepreneur, For the Defense, National Underwriter, and Orlando Lawyer. He lives in Orlando with his wife Sharon Jablonski Henry. David is actively involved with philanthropy serving as Vice-President and Director of the Henry Family Foundation which provides support to a variety of organizations including food banks, shelters, help for seniors, and organizations providing support ot veterans families and pediatric patients.    

Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Entertainment Sector
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Media & Communications
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Software
  • Technology
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trademarks/Patents
  • Transportation
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Utilities
  • Wrongful Death


  • Melbourne High School  1981
  • Univ. of St. Andrews, Scotland 1983-84
  • Emory University, B.A. English 1985
  • Univ. of Fla. College of Law, J.D., 1988
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Mediator (2006 to present)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • National Association of Distinguished Neutrals (NADN)
  • Florida Supreme Court ADR Rules and Policy Committee Board Member (2021 - present)
  • Transportation Law Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Brevard County Bar Association
  • Vice-President & Director, Henry Family Foundation
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Mediator
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • The Florida Bar

Rates Information

$390/hr for most civil mediations. Discounted rates for government, public interest or other selected matters including presuit mediations. legal aid cases, and for other modest means disputants. I do not charge for travel. There is a three hour minimum. Attendance at mediation constitutes an agreement to pay a pro rata share of the fee absent other agreement.

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