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I have spent my entire career working in the field of personal injury and insurance law. I began practice in 1975 working for a firm doing primarily insurance defense work and some plaintiff personal injury practice.  Later I formed my own firm which I grew into a 9 lawyer firm again doing both insurance defense and some plaintiff's personal injury work.  In the year 2000 I redirected my effort to work as a mediator as a Supreme Court Certified Civil Mediator. Also I am a Federal Mediator and have taken special training to act in an experimental program in appellate mediation through the Fifth District Court of Appeals.  I have tried numerous jury trials and have about 19 report appellate decisions including three arguments at the Florida Supreme Court.

Currently I remain active as a mediator and work with my daughter Meghan Kane in the Kane Law Firm, P.A. which restricts it's practice to representing individuals injured as a result of the negligence of others.   Our Offices are located .3 miles north of SR 50 at 919 Outer Road, Orlando Florida in the area commonly known as Baldwin Park.

I was born in Pennsylvania and grew up in New Jersey.  I have been married since 1975 to my lovely wife, Eileen and we have 2 children, Meghan who I practice law with and Molly who is currently attending the University of Florida.

You can learn more about Meghan and I at our web site at where you will also find helpful articles on numerous legal issues.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 60%
    40 years, 5 thousand cases
  2. Mediation: 30%
    16 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  3. Insurance: 10%
    40 years, 500 cases



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  • Kim Michael Cullen

    I am pleased to endorse this lawyer. I have known Tom Kane for almost 20 years. He is one of the most honorable, experienced, and skilled lawyers I know. In recent years he has also become one of our community's best mediators. Any client with a personal injury matter would be lucky to have a lawyer like Tom.


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Contact info


P.O. Box 904206
Maitland, FL, 32794-0206


FLMember in Good Standing197509/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatingMatindale Hubbell1989
Board Certified Civil Trial LawyerFlorida Bar Association1984
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKane Law Firm, P.A.2008 - Present
Attorney/MediatorMediation Services of Central Florida, Inc2001 - Present
Founding PartnerKane, Singer, Planck, Mixson & Clark, PA1985 - 2001
AttorneyDriscoll, Conrad Langston & Layton, P.A.1975 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
Supreme Court Certified MediatorMediator1999 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1976 - 1985
Orange County Bar AssociationMember1975 - 2008
American Bar AssociationMember1975 - 2003
American Judicature SocietyMember1975 - 2000
Publication nameTitleDate
Novel - Galtee PressDesperate Days2012
Novel-Galtee PressDesperate Hours2011
Tort Insurance and Bad Faith UpdateTort, Insurance and Bad Faith Update1994
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Attorney Development ProgramBest Practices in Mediation2007