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Thomas J Herbert

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Melbourne, FL

5.0   5 reviews

also known as Tom Herbert, TJ Herbert

  • Licensed for 18 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2006
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

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About Thomas

Learn Thomas’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Bankruptcy and debt
    Helping individuals and businesses with debt, collections and collection defense; representation under virtually all chapters under the Bankruptcy Code (debtors and creditors); garnishments, repossessions, and collection practices violations.

    21 years

  2. Real estate
    Residential and commercial landlord-tenant matters including evictions and eviction defense, lease drafting, review and litigation; drafting and reviewing agreements concerning land; easements, land use and zoning, and property transfers (deeds).

    20 years

  3. Business
    Entity formation, drafting and reviewing governing documents such as operating agreements, bylaws and non-compete agreements; contract drafting, review and litigation.

  4. Probate
    Drafting wills and codicils; probate including formal and summary administrations as well as implementing strategies to avoid probate such as family LLCs, life estates, joint tenancy with rights of survivorship and lady bird deeds.

Mr. Herbert is a general practice civil attorney specializing in small business concerns, bankruptcy, real estate and probate law. Consultations are scheduled with your convenience in mind and can be arranged over-the-phone, online, or in-person, according to your preference. Many services are offered on a flat fee basis to ensure your legal fees do not exceed your budget for them.

A long-time resident of Brevard County; alumnus of Melbourne High School and the University of Florida, Mr. Herbert is dedicated to preserving the innovation, commercial vitality and quality of life that have become synonymous with this area. He counsels individuals in the protection of their interests, assets, and enterprises.

Outside the office, Mr. Herbert is a member of the Zoning Board of Adjustment for the City of Melbourne (Chairman term ended autumn, 2019); he is a member of the School Advisory Council at Croton Elementary and is also involved with other civic and professional associations that champion service, stewardship, and excellence.


Thomas J Herbert
2020 W. Eau Gallie Blvd.
Ste. 106
Melbourne, FL, 32935-4022

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Posted by Alex | June 25, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
He Knows His Job Very Well!
When you deal with Mr. Herbert you don't feel like you are being at the meeting with a lawyer, you feel like you are dealing with a good friend. But do not underestimate Mr. Herbert, he knows his job very well! He is knowledgeable, meticulous, patient, and experienced attorney. He always puts your interests first, pays attention to your opinion and your needs. He helped my family to save a lot of money. Thank you so much Mr. Herbert!
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Posted by Laurie | September 15, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
The best in town!
He has been patient, kind and completely helpful in every way as has Caitlyn. I highly recommend him to anyone seeking an attorney!!!! L. K. B.
Posted by anonymous | March 29, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
game changer
we were in what seemed to be a hopeless situation and our expectations were at nearly 0....enter Attorney Tom Herbert, Tom worked hard for us and his tenacity and knowledge were amazing.
Posted by Thomas | November 27, 2012
Thomas is a great lawyer and is currently helping us representing us for a Foreclosure. I highly recommend him. He has helped us in the past. If I ever needed anything I could always count on his legal advice.
Posted by Christina | September 9, 2010
Highly recommended
Very professional. Very organized. He helped us with a Bankrupcy. I would always recommend him.


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  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2003


  • City of Melbourne Board of Zoning Adjustment
  • Current member, former Chair and Vice Chair
  • 2008 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Attorney endorsements

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Given (2)
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Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jul 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. I refer a great many bankruptcy matters to Mr. Herbert and have had nothing but very positive feedback from clients that have utilized his services. Based on said feedback it is apparent that Mr. Herbert delivers excellent services at a very reasonable price to clients who are unfortunately undergoing significant economic challenges and who most certainly appreciate his guidance."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 20
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Tom and I worked on a number of civil lawsuits together, involving complex, emotional issues for the clients. Tom showed great attention to detail, and a fine understanding of the applicable law. I highly recommend him."