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Hon. Richard Tombrink, Jr. (Ret.), Mediator & Arbitrator, Brooksville, Florida.

Hon. Richard Tombrink, Jr. (Ret.)

Richard Tombrink Jr. P.A.
21042 Dandy Road
Brooksville, FL 34601
Tel: (352) 584-2235
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Recognized to Florida Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master), Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Fact Finding, Insurance Umpire, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge
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  • Practice Commenced2017
  • # of MEDS (as of 18/7/24)200
  • # of ARBS (as of 18/7/24)2
Current Practice


Fifth Judicial Circuit Judge—Appointed and served without opposition from January 20,1989 to March 31, 2017

Handled at least two (2) rotations at every assignment over which a Circuit Judge has jurisdiction

Administrative Judge for Hernando County for sixteen (16) years:  1989-2005

Since September 2017—Supreme Court Certified Civil Mediator

Since June 2018—Court Qualified Arbitrator


Case Experience

  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Engineering
  • Family Businesses
  • Insurance
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Wrongful Death


  • Undergraduate Degree:  Florida State University, B.S. cum laude (1972)
  • U.S. Army:  Military Court Reporter; Honorable Discharge (1973-1975)
  • Law Degree:  University of Florida; JD (1975-1977)
  • Member of Florida Bar (1977)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Helped initiate in Hernando County and served on:  Teen Court; Drug Court; Mental Health Court; Domestic Violence Court; Dependency Drug Court; Veterans Court
  • Helped form and was charter president (1999-2001) for Citrus-Hernando Inns of Court 
  • Appointed Mentor for new Circuit Judges in Hernando County
  • Still Active Member of the Florida Bar, but handle only Alternative Dispute Resolution cases


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