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Gary H. Larsen, Mediator, Sarasota, Florida.

Gary H. Larsen

Dickinson & Gibbons, P.A.
401 North Cattlemen Road, Suite 300
Gateway Professional Center
Sarasota, FL, 34232
Tel: (941) 366-4680
Fax: (941) 953-3136
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  • Practice Commenced: 2003
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Gary Larsen is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell, a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, a certified Federal Court Mediator, Board Certified as a Civil Trial Lawyer by the Florida Bar, Past President of the Sarasota County Bar Association, and designated a Super Lawyer in the category of Alternative Dispute Resolution in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Mr. Larsen's practice is limited to mediation. He is available to mediate in all areas of civil litigation, including medical or professional malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death, probate, construction, commercial, real estate, and products liability, as well as insurance coverage disputes, including claims of bad faith insurer practices for both plaintiffs and defendants. Conference rooms available in Sarasota just off I-75. Mr. Larsen does travel, with no travel time billed, north to the Tampa Bay area, south to Fort Myers, and east to Sebring or Lakeland.

Case Experience

  • Admiralty
  • Agricultural
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Education
  • Elder Abuse
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Media & Communications
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Taxation
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Utilities
  • Wrongful Death


  • B.A. Florida State University, 1975
  • J.D. Stetson University College of Law, 1978

Memberships & Affiliations

  • AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer
  • American Bar Association, Mediation Section
  • Past Chair, 12th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
  • Member, Sarasota County Bar Association
  • Past President, Sarasota County Bar Association
  • Super Lawyer in ADR, 2014-2019

Rates Information

2021 rates will be increasing and will be posted by October 2020. For further information, contact Carol at 2020 rates are below.                 

                        2 party case:  $250/hour per party

                        3 party case:  $175/hour per party                       

                        4 party case:  $137.50/hour per party

                        5 party case:  $115/hour per party

                        6 or more:      $600/hour divided among the parties.

The minimum billing for a half day mediation is three hours; though we allow four hours unless we let you know at the time of booking that less than four hours is available. The minimum billing for all day is six hours. A cancellation fee of two hours at the two party rate will be due for half day cases if the mediation is cancelled within 48 hours prior to the mediation; and five hours at the two party rate for all day cases.



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