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About Me

Maurice Arcadier graduated from the University of Florida with honors and received a JD/MBA joint degree in 1997. Mr. Arcadier also received an International Law degree from Tulane/La Sorbonne in 1995, and a Bachelors of Arts in Economics in 1994.

After graduation, Mr. Arcadier joined Andersen Consulting, now known as Accenture. During his two year tenure there, he was part of a legal risk management team, providing legal risk management services for Fortune 500 employers. Employers included Citgo, Republic Industries, Motorola, Telco, Teleglobe, and Excel. Mr. Arcadier's role included solving employer/employee issues, risk management strategies, and process consulting.

In 1999, Mr. Arcadier opened his private law firm. Mr. Arcadier started as a general practitioner and trial attorney. In his practice, Mr. Arcadier was involved in the resolution of many business and emplyment law issues and subsequently, in 2006, limited his practice to business and employment law at both the Federal and State level. Mr. Arcadier is Board Certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Specialist and Expert in the field of Labor and Employment Law.

In addition to specializing and litigating business and employment law cases, Mr. Arcadier is the managing partner of Arcadier and Associates, a six attorney law firm in Melbourne, Florida. As managing partner, Mr. Arcadier is responsible for the day to day operation of the firm, as well as supervising the work of staff and attorneys.

Mr. Arcadier has also been part of litigating large and interesting cases including: sexual harassment cases, Whistleblower cases, Collective Action FLSA cases, and a Class Action Discrimination Case. Check out the media section to see the Larry King interview, Fox News, Eyewitness news, and other contemporary media venues Mr. Arcadier has participated in with his clients.

When Mr. Arcadier is not representing clients, he is mediating cases helping parties resolve their difference. Mr. Arcadier has been certified by the Florida Supreme Court to serve as a Circuit Court Mediator, and a Florida Foreclosure Mediator.

Mr. Arcadier is licensed to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Florida Supreme Court, The Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.


Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas


  1. Employment & Labor: 50%
    18 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Immigration: 20%
    18 years, 100 cases
  3. Business: 10%
    18 years, 200 cases
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    18 years, 500 cases
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Contingent (25-40%), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Darrin Michael Phillips

    I endorse this lawyer. Maurice is an example of expertise in his field.


    Darrin Phillips Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John Greel Ralls Jr.

    I endorse this talented and knowledgeable attorney, who is well-respected in the legal community.


    John Ralls Oil & Gas Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

2815 W New Haven Ave Ste 304
Melbourne, FL, 329043655


FLMember in Good Standing199709/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Board Certified - Labor & Employment LawFlorida Bar2011
AV RatedMartindale Hubble2011
Book Award in Civil TrialUniversity of Florida1997
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerArcadier and Associates1999 - Present
Adjunct Professor, Law and EconomicsFlorida Internation University2001 - 2002
ConsultantAndersen Consulting1997 - 1999
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Association of Wage & Hour AttorneysActive Member2011 - Present
Brevard County Bar AssociationActive Member2006 - Present
National Employment Lawyers AssociationActive Member2006 - Present
National Employment Lawyers Association (Florida chapter)Active Member2006 - Present
Academy of Florida Trial LawyersAffiliate Member2002 - 2006
NASDActive Member2001 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Miami County Bar AssociationAttorney Member1999 - 2006
Florida BarMember1997 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Blizzard v. Appliance DirectWon on Appeal - Reversed Directed Verdict, Published Opinion
Rolf v. City of Palm BayComplete Victory
Romero v. FPLResolved
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of FloridaBusinessMBA1997
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawLaw, JD1997
University of FloridaEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Larry King LiveFederal Whistleblower2010
Inside EditionWrongful Termination2010
Good Morning AmericaFlorida Whistleblower Law2010
Eric Boiling News HourWhistleblower Law2010
Legal Radio Talk ShowEmployment Law2009
Channel 9 News HourUnpaid Overtime2009
Florida International University Law and Economics SeminarThe Economics of Law2002