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Clement L. Hyland, Mediator & Arbitrator, Orlando, Florida.

Clement L. Hyland

Mediate First, Inc.
200 E. Robinson Street
Suite 700
Orlando, FL 32801
Tel: (407) 649-9495
Fax: (407) 649-8698
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  • Practice Commenced2007
  • # of MEDS (as of 19/6/24)3000
  • # of ARBS (as of 19/6/24) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Clem Hyland offers mediation and arbitration services in civil cases involving personal injury, labor and employment, and commercial matters in State, Federal and Appellate courts.

Mr. Hyland's legal career spans 33 years of litigating cases, 26 years as a defense counsel representing corporations and insurance companies, and 7 years representing individual plaintiffs at Morgan & Morgan. Since 2007, Mr. Hyland has transitioned his practice to fulltime dispute resolution work, throughout the Central Florida region.

Case Experience

  • Admiralty
  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Commercial/Business
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • EEOC
  • Eminent Domain
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Labor/Unions
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Media & Communications
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Wrongful Death


  • St. Lawrence University (B.A., 1971)
  • DePaul University (J.D., 1974) (Law Review, National Moot Court Team)
  • George Washington University (LL.M., 1977)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Florida, 1992
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator
  • Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator
  • Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal Approved Mediator
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Certified Mediator

Rates Information

Mr. Hyland's hourly rate is $310.00  which is divided equally among the parties. A minimum time of two hours will be billed for mediations scheduled for four hours or less. A minimum of 4 hours will be billed for mediations scheduled for more than four hours. There is no travel fee for mediations held in the following counties: Brevard, Flagler, Hillsborough, Marion(one hour), Orange, Osceola, Polk, Seminole, St. Lucie, Sumter (one hour) and Volusia.

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