Our Mediator Team

Tom Mihok


United States Naval Academy, B.S., 1967.
Stetson University College of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 1975.


United States Navy, 1967-1972; designated naval aviator November 1968; piloted A-7 Corsair II aircraft while assigned to Attack Squadron 37 operating from Cecil Field, Florida, and aboard USS Saratoga; also piloted A-4 Skyhawk aircraft as instrument flight instructor with Attack Squadron 45 located at Cecil Field.

Assistant United States Attorney, Middle District of Florida, 1975-1978; assigned to prosecute federal criminal cases in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Private law practice, 1978-1995; handled litigation and appeals in state and federal courts.

Circuit Court Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit, 1995-2014:

While as a sitting circuit judge, Mr. Mihok served in every division of the court—civil, criminal, domestic, juvenile delinquency, probate—except juvenile dependency; had three assignments as associate judge at the 5th District Court of Appeal and one assignment as associate judge at the 4th District Court of Appeal; was on the faculty for the Florida Conference of Circuit Court Judges and the Florida College of Advanced Judicial Studies; served as an Adjunct Professor for Trial Advocacy at Barry College of Law (2008-2014); served as President of The First Central Florida American Inn of Court (now George C. Young First Central Florida American Inn of Court)(2005-2007); and was selected as Jurist of the Year for 2013 by the Central Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Mr. Mihok has been certified as a Circuit Civil Court Mediator by the Florida Supreme Court.