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BobHoyle D. Robert Hoyle

Bob Hoyle is the founding attorney of D. Robert Hoyle, P.A..  Mr. Hoyle has practiced law in Manatee County for more than 25 years and has extensive experience in mediation and alternative dispute resolution. He is a certified circuit civil, county civil, and appellate mediator. He is also a Federal mediator, a qualified Florida Supreme Court arbitrator and a qualified mediator in Alabama. Mr. Hoyle completed the Mediation Program at Harvard Law School, the Florida Supreme Court Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Training program, and the training necessary to accept Circuit Court appointment as an arbitrator. He currently focuses his practice on mediations, trusts and estates and inheritance disputes.

Mr. Hoyle is respected within the community for his legal knowledge and dedication to his clients. He is the chairman of the Manatee County Bar Association Mediation Section, and has lectured on various topics for the Manatee County Association of Realtors, the Manatee County School System and the Manatee County Bar Association. Mr. Hoyle has published several articles on mediation issues, including Preparing for Mediation and Preparing the Client for Mediation.


Mr. Hoyle offers four conference rooms for the conduct of mediations and arbitrations.  The office is conveniently located in the SunTrust Bank building downtown Bradenton and is two blocks from Manatee County Courthouse.  The office building has a parking garage and is a short walk to numerous downtown restaurants.

Practice areas:


Trusts and estates

Trusts and estates litigation

Bar admissions:

Florida, 1986
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1987



Harvard University, B.A. 1975
Capital University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1986
Harvard University Law School, Mediation Program


Professional affiliations and memberships:

Manatee County Bar Association
Chairman, Mediation Section
The Florida Bar
Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Trial Lawyers Section
Chairman of the Florida Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution Section.
American Bar Association
Member, Dispute Resolution Section
Florida Academy of Professional Mediators
Association for Conflict Resolution
National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals