Mr. Hawkins is a lifelong resident of Manatee County and has practiced law in Bradenton since 1979 – over 44 years. He was a partner in the law firm of Grimes Hawkins Gladfelter and Galvano for nearly 40 years. During this period of time Mr. Hawkins’ practice emphasized general business, personal injury, construction, and commercial litigation representing individuals, corporations, contractors, institutional, and private lenders. In addition, Mr. Hawkins has handled complicated and emotionally sensitive divorce and child custody cases as a family law attorney for over 40 years. He has held certifications for Circuit Court and Family Law Mediations since 2002, having mediated hundreds of cases over the past 20+ years – as both a mediator and as an attorney representing various clients. Mr. Hawkins has enjoyed an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell since 1997. Mr. Hawkins has retired from the active practice of law; however, he remains affiliated with Grimes Galvano as a mediator in Circuit Civil and Family Law cases.

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Mediation Services

Mediation is an informal and confidential process whereby a neutral third person (the mediator) facilitates discussions between disputing parties to voluntarily resolve the dispute.

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Business Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30AM-5:00PM
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

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Request a Mediation

To request a mediation, please:

  • Review our availability using the calendar below before making your request.
  • Email us at info@jackhawkinsmediation.com and provide the following information in your request:

    1. Preferred dates
    2. Half day or Full day
    3. Plaintiff/Petitioner
    4. Plaintiff/Petitioner attorney
    5. Defendant/Respondent
    6. Defendant/Respondent attorney
    7. Case number (if applicable)
    8. County/Jurisdiction (if applicable)
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