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Richard Weldon is a Southwest Florida attorney with significant experience in the areas of personal injury, civil litigation, and employment law.

Mr. Weldon was born and raised in Southwest Florida.  He is a member in good standing with the Florida Bar and has been an active member with the Collier County Bar Association, Lee County Bar Association, Collier County Bar Association Trial Section, and Thomas S. Biggs American Inns of Court.  He is admitted to practice in the State of Florida and the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida.  

A graduate of Sarasota High School, Florida State University, and University of Florida, Mr. Weldon is proud of his Florida heritage and education.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Florida State University, graduating cum laude, and obtained his law degree from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law.


Richard Weldon is an active member of the community.  He is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Pelican Bay where he is currently President-Elect of the club, a member of the Board of Directors, and past Kiwanis advisor for Key Club at the Community School of Naples.  He is also a member of the University of Florida Alumni Association and the Southwest Florida Gator Club.  

Mr. Weldon established The Weldon Law Firm, PL with a vision of building a full-service law firm dedicated to providing exceptional representation to its clients.  Although the firm has grown, the firm maintains its original mission of providing personalized legal representation while maintaining the highest ethical standards.  At Weldon & Rothman, PL we pride ourselves in providing our clients the highest level of legal representation in an efficient and cost-productive manner.    

Mr. Weldon is currently accepting new cases.  


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 70%
    12 years, 50 cases
  2. Litigation: 20%
    12 years, 30 cases
  3. Employment & Labor: 10%
    12 years, 10 cases



Contingent (33-40%), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Todd Bruce Allen

    I endorse this lawyer. He is a great lawyer.


    Todd Allen Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Frank William Piazza

    I endorse this lawyer. I've known Richard Weldon for 10 years, during which time he has distinguished himself as a top-notch personal injury, employment, and general litigation attorney. He genuinely cares about his clients, and works hard to achieve the results they deserve.


    Frank Piazza Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Weldon & Rothman, Pl

7935 Airport Pulling Rd N Ste 205
Naples, FL, 341091747

Weldon & Rothman, Pl

1415 Dean Street
Suite 103
Fort Myers, FL, 33901

Weldon & Rothman, Pl

1990 Main Street
Suite 750
Sarasota, FL, 34236



FLMember in Good Standing200309/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerWeldon & Rothman, PL2006 - Present
AttorneyWicker Smith2003 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember2015 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationEagle Member2014 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationMember2012 - Present
KiwanisPresident2009 - 2010
American Inns of CourtMember2007 - Present
Lee County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
KiwanisMember2005 - Present
The Florida BarMember2003 - Present
Collier County Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Auto Accident - Soft Tissue InjuryN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Gulfshore BusinessAnalyze before Acquiring2009
Gulfshore BusinessHigh Stakes on Start-ups2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Florida State UniversityBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Pre-Law Student BodyThe Practice of Law2011
Gulf Coast Paralegal AssociationMedical Malpractice - Overview2006