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About me

Like any business a lawfirm is built upon relationships.  It is my goal to develop a good relationship with every person that becomes a client.  I strive to show each client  that I am doing my best to provide a valuable service.


From a personal standpoint, I am blessed to be married to a wonderful wife.  We have been blessed with two children that we enjoy every day.  As far as hobbies, I enjoy regular exercise and sufring in the warm months. 



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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 60%
    18 years, 352 cases
  2. Business: 40%
    16 years, 167 cases


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

11 total 

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  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Ellis. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who gets great results in representing clients! I want all people with legal problems to contact him first.


    Mark Clay Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Anthony Tomberg

    I endorse Rob Ellis as one of the highest caliber and most trustworthy attorneys who I have ever met. I have worked with Rob on several matters over many years and have been extremely impressed with his work. He is one of the hardest working attorneys you will ever find and will ensure that your case will be handled with the utmost care and consideration.


    Michael Tomberg Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Murphy, Ellis & Weldon, PLLC

121 West Forsyth Street
Suite 800
Jacksonville, FL, 32202


FLMember in Good Standing199806/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Lawyer - BusinessJacksonville Magazine's 9042014
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV RatingLexis Nexis Martindale-Hubbell2011
Top Lawyers of 2011Jacksonville Magazine 9042011
"AV" RatingLexisNexis Martindale Hubbell2010
Listed Among Top Lawyers of 2010Jacksonville Magazine's 9042010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberMurphy, Ellis & Weldon, PLLC2013 - Present
OwnerThe Law Office of Robert H. Ellis, P.A.2007 - Present
AssociateHINSHAW & CULBERTSON LLP2005 - 2007
AssociateAnderson Howell, PA2004 - 2005
AssociateGobelman Love, et. al.2000 - 2004
AssociateInman & Fernandez, PA1999 - 2000
Assistant Public DefenderPublic Defender's Office1998 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar Speakers' BureauVolunteer Attorney2014 - Present
Florida Bar, Member Benefits CommitteesMember2011 - Present
Justice Teaching Institute - Florida Supreme CourtVolunteer Attorney2011 - Present
Jacksonville Lawyers RoundtableMember2009 - Present
Jacksonville Bar AssociationMember - Professionalism Committee2007 - Present
Jacksonville Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
The Florida BarMember1998 - Present
Jacksonville Chamber of CommerceMember2008 - 2012
Inside Outside HouseBoard Member2007 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Domestic BatteryCase dropped.
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Publication nameTitleDate
www.businesslawjax.comMurphy, Ellis & Weldon, PLLC Join Revamped Florida Bar Speakers Bureau2014
Martindale-Hubbell publicationFlorida Corporations Be Warned of Letters from "Compliance Services"2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Thomas University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1998
Florida State University College of LawCriminologyB.S.1993
University of South FloridaN/AAssociate of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Northeast Florida Paralegal AssociationEthics in The Discovery Process2014
Lawyers in LibrariesOnline Legal Resources2014
Lawyers In LibrariesOnline Legal Resources2013
US Courts ClassGuest Speaker on Ethics in the Law2012
Justice Teaching Program - Hendricks Day SchoolConstitutional Rights2012
Legal Seminar - Beaches Chapel ChurchResolving Consumer Debt without Bankruptcy.2011
Hendricks Day School - JacksonvilleJustice Teaching2011
Emerging 200 Initiative Small Busienss AdministrationPanel Discussion with Small Business Owner's of E2002009
Criminal Justice Course University of North FloridaRole of Attorneys in the Criminal Justice System2008