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Robert N. Heath Jr., Mediator & Arbitrator, Pensacola, Florida.

Robert N. Heath Jr.

Robert N. Heath, P.A.
423 North Baylen Street
Pensacola, FL, 32501
Tel: (850) 466-3888
Fax: (850) 466-3933
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Recognized to Florida Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Early Neutral Evaluation, Insurance Umpire, Med-Arb, Special Master
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  • Practice Commenced: 1993
  • Total Mediations (as of Oct 2020): 2000
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Oct 2020): 130
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Robert Heath is a native of Pensacola with over 38 years of experience as a trial lawyer and has tried over 100 jury trials. He is a graduate of Auburn University and earned his law degree from Florida State University School of Law in 1981. He served as an Assistant State Attorney in the First Judicial Circuit of Florida before entering private practice in 1983.

Robert has been a certified mediator for over 25 years and mediated over 2,000 cases in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, medical mapractice, product liability, mass torts, toxic exposure, employment, sdexual harrassment, plice misconduct, real estate, probate, homeowners associations and more. He has served on several nationa arbitration panels including the Celotex Asbestos Settlement Trust, the Fibreboard Global Asbestos Settlement Claims Trust, the Dalkon Shield Claimants Trust, and the Piper Aircraft Corporation Irrevocable Trust. He has arbitrated cases in several states and served as chief arbitrator for consolidated toxic exposure claims arising from a chemical exposure as well as numerous insurance and property disputes. He served as one of thirteen attorneys in the nation on the Appeals Panel of the Deepwater Horizon Economic and Property Damage Settlement Program, the largest settlement in U.S. history, as well as other court-appointed class action settlements.

Robert is also a registered mediator in Alabama.


Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Employment
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Natural Disasters
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Torts
  • Wrongful Death


  • Juris Doctor, 1981 - Florida State University School of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
  • B.A., 1978 - Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama

Memberships & Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar (Trial Lawyer's Section Executive Council 1992-1995)
  • Fellow, Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
    (Board of Directors, 1997-98; Chairman, Environmental Law Section, 1997-1998; Insurance Task Force, 2001-2010
  • American Bar Associaten, Section on Dispute Resolution
  • Florida Academy of Professional Mediators

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