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Member Profile: David W. Hiers Esq.

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1513 West Garden Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
Email: Click for email

Tel: (850) 287-0035
Fax: (850) 287-0039

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Insurance Umpire


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David W. Hiers Esq. has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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After having been a trial attorney for over 20 years, the majority of which has been in civil litigation, I decided to focus the majority of my law practice on mediation. Although I had been mediating cases since 1998 while a partner at Bell, Schuster, Wheeler, & Hiers, P.A., I opened my law office of DAVIDSON & HIERS, P.A. in October 2002 in order to devote my energy primarily to mediation. Mediation now constitutes 100% of my practice. 

 An effective mediator needs to understand the issues. I mediate in those areas that I have litigated. These include personal injury, products liability, medical malpractice, construction, maritime and employment law; as I have tried these types of cases in both the Florida State and Federal courts since 1987. 

 If you have already mediated with me, then you know that I am a firm believer in the mediation process as being the most effective and least expensive method of settling disputes. Consequently, I take my role as a mediator very seriously and work very hard assisting both sides in reaching a settlement. Although I can not promise to settle your case, I can promise you that I will utilize my trial experience and work as hard as I can to assist you in reaching a settlement.


  • Juris Doctorate, Boston University, School of Law, 1982
  • Bachelor of Arts, Hobart College, 1979

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member of the State Bar Association of Florida;
  • Member of the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association


$145.00 per hour, per party; 3 hour minimum charge for half day mediation, 5 hour minimum for full day mediation; Mediations with 4 or more parties will be pro-rata charged at the 3 party rate. $435.00 per hour for service as special master, hearing officer, arbitrator, or umpire.


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David W. Hiers Esq. is a member of our FL chapter, Florida Circuit-Civil Mediator Society, Florida's premier roster of distinguished attorney-mediators. The FCCMS profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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