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Mr. Mellinger, & his former partner & his firm are AV Rated. Mr. Mellinger was selected by Florida Trend Magazine as a Florida Legal Elite in 2009. He is a candidate for the Bar Register for Preeminent Lawyers.

ROBERT L. MELLINGER, P.A. as well as his former firm of Routman & Mellinger are/is a general practice firm(s) established in 1993. The former & the new firm he is affiliated with of CASERTA & SPIRITI, PLLC. have offices in Doral & N. Miami and Routman has offices in Boca. The firm handles a wide variety of cases, but concentrates in Personal Injury/Accidents, Probate & Guardianship, Basic Estate Planning(Wills & Powers of Attorney, etc), Family Law, Immigration, Criminal Defense, Real Estate Law/Title work, Entertainment and Business/Corporate Law.Of counsel handle Intellectual Property matters and Administrative Licensing. CASERTA & SPIRITI-
Others in the firm handle Foreclosure Defense & Loan Modification, Real Estate, Business, Entertainment & Sports, Intellectual Property(Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights), Collection work, Evictions, Condominium Association representation, Complex Divorces, Support & Custody matters as well as other Family Law cases.

Mr. Mellinger has been practicing law for over 29 years & his former partner, Mr. Routman for over 38 years. Languages spoken are English, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Rumanian and a little French/Haitian Creole.

Specialties: Robert L. Mellinger, PA is a general practice firm established in 1993. The firm handled a wide variety of cases, but concentrates in Personal Injury/Accidents, Probate & Guardianship, Basic Estate Planning(Wills & Powers of Attorney, etc), Family Law, Immigration, Criminal Defense, Real Estate Law, and Business/Corporate Law. The new firm has additional areas of practice`as indicated.


 


Mr. Mellinger was involved in the Probate action with Judge Larry Seidlin, Paternity action in Family Court with Judge Lawrence Korda & with the case filed in the District Court of Appeal-.Anna Nicole Smith case - Florida 2007 — at Broward County.

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Languages spoken: Spanish, Italian

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 27%
    33 years, 5 thousand cases
  2. Foreclosure: 27%
    20 years, 5 thousand cases
  3. General Practice: 16%
    33 years, 5 thousand cases
  4. Probate: 15%
    18 years, 400 cases
  5. Wills: 15%
    18 years, 1 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($135-375/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • David Holt

    I endorse Mr. Mellinger. He is clearly distinguished from other attorneys in the community. I have no hesitation recommending him to friends and family.

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Contact info

ROBERT L. MELLINGER, PA/CASERTA & SPIRITI, PLLC.

7855 NW 12 Street Ste 202
Doral, FL, 33126

7855 NW 12 Street.
Suite 202
Doral, FL, 33126

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 199403/13/2015
FLMember in Good Standing198901/11/2016
PAActive198612/01/2015
CAInactive198311/20/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Top Lawyers of South FloridaDaily Business Review2016
2015 Edition of Who's Who.GLOBAL Who's Who2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top Lawyers in FloridaThe Legal Network2015
NATION'S TOP 1% OF ATTORNEYSThe National Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Top Rated Lawyers-South Florida's Legal LeadersMiami Herald2015
TOP LAWYERS OF SOUTH FLORIDADAILY BUSINESS REVIEW2015
Top Lawyers in FloridaThe Legal Network2014
Top Legal & Business ProfessionalsGLOBAL WHO'S WHO2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Who's Who among Executives and ProfessionalsWho's Who among Executives and Professionals2014
South Florida's Top Rated LawyersThe Miami Herald & The Wall Street Journal2013
Top Lawyers in FloridaThe Legal Network2013
Top Lawyers of South FloridaNational Law Journal2013
LEGAL LEADERS: SOUTH FLORIDA'S TOP RATED LAWYERSMartindale-Hubbell & ALM2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Legal Leaders: South Florida's Top Rated LawyersMartindale-Hubbell & ALM2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
FLORIIDA LEGAL ELITEFlorida Trend Magazine2011
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Humanitarian AwardCharity Magical Foundation For Children, Inc.2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV RATEDMartindale-Hubbell2001
Who's Who In American LawThe Marquis Who's Who Publication Board1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyCASERTA & SPIRITI, PLLC2011 - Present
PRESIDENTROBERT L. MELLINGER, PA1994 - Present
Managing PartnerROUTMAN & MELLINGER2002 - 2011
PartnerKOPPEN, WATKINS, ROUTMAN & MELLINGER1998 - 2002
PartnerROUTMAN, MELLINGER & AGUILERA-RODRIGUEZ1993 - 1998
Managing PartnerAGUILERA & MELLINGER1989 - 1993
AssociateCauley, Conflenti & Latella1986 - 1988
AssociatePeter Lago Law Corporation1984 - 1986
AssociateSanabria & Associates1983 - 1983
Legal InternSanabria & Associates1980 - 1983
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Justice AssociationMember1989 - Present
Supreme Court of the United States of America BarMember1987 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In RE: ANNA NICOLE SMITHSuccess for our client, Larry Birkhead
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Miami Legal News-Examiner.comContributing Blogger2010
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Washington and Jefferson CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1978
Washington and Jefferson CollegePsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lecture @ Teamsters Union HQPersonal Injury & Basic Estate Planning2015
ILA Local Union MeetingsPersonal Injury & Basic Estate Planning2012