Tampa Mediation is operated by Former Hillsborough County Judge Robert H. Bonanno, who is certified as a Federal and State Mediator, Arbitrator and Attorney in the State of Florida and who is now conducting mediations in the Tampa Bay area and beyond.
Former Hillsborough County Judge Robert H. Bonanno has conducted hundreds of Federal and State mediations to a successful conclusion in the years he has been an active mediator in the Tampa Bay area. In the past, he has also served as an arbitrator. Mr. Bonanno is qualified to act as a private judge as well as special master. Prior to starting Tampa Mediations, he spent a total of twenty years on the County and Circuit Bench in the Thirteenth Circuit in and for Hillsborough County, Florida and has resolved thousands of cases prior to trial by using mediation techniques. In addition, he has also presided as the Trier of Fact in many thousands of non-jury trials as well as countless jury trials, which gave him the experience and skills necessary to be a successful mediator and helped him gain a good understanding of the mediation process.