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Scott Merl  graduated from Miami Law in May of 2011. A Miami native, Scott graduated from the University of Florida with a double major in Political Science, cum laude and Business Administration General Studies with a specialization in Education. During his law school career, Scott served as the 2010 Orientation Vice Chair, was a leading force in the Student Ambassador program, and was an intern for the Street Law program where he taught at Coral Gables High School.


After graduation, Scott held a one year Post-Graduate Fellowship in which he served as a liaison between the student body and the administration to better the overall law student experience.


Currently, Scott has his own firm, Scott Merl, P.A.  Scott Merl specializes in Personal Injury actions, Slip and Falls, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Family issues, Bankruptcy, Business Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Governance, and Small Claims.

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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Family: 25%
    4 years
  2. Personal Injury: 22%
    4 years
  3. Car Accident: 20%
    4 years
  4. Slip and Fall: 15%
    4 years
  5. Other: 18%
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Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-40%), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Seth Andrew Weinstein

    Scott Merl is an organized, efficient, and cost effective attorney in South Florida. Scott handles Personal Injury, Business Litigation, Medical Malpractice, and general civil litigation. Any time I have a person in need of legal services in Florida, I do not hesitate to have them contact Scott.

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    Seth Weinstein Administrative law Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • Nanci Rachel Schanerman

    Scott Merl is smart, savvy and reasonable attorney. Scott is a fountain of knowledge on personal injury, family law, bankruptcy, medical malpractice and civil litigation. He is a great lawyer and he is always willing to provide advice to a person in need. I would highly recommend him to provide legal services.

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    Nanci Schanerman Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Scott Merl, P.A.

3006 Aviation Avenue
Suite 4B
Miami, FL, 33133

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing201106/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
10 Best for Client Satisfaction for Family Law AttorneysAmerican Institute of Legal Counsel2015
Outstanding EffortDade County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section2015
Dean of Students AwardUniversity of Miami School of Law2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
LawyerScott Merl, P.A.2012 - Present
Of CounselThe Law Offices Of Elkins & Freedman2011 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
University of Miami School of Law Young AlumniBoard Member2013 - Present
Dade County Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Miami-Dade Justice AssociationAttorney Member2011 - Present
Broward County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Florida Leadership AcademyAdvisory Board Member2008 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
University of FloridaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2008
University of FloridaGeneral Business AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts2008
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Careers in the LawThe Legal Profession: The Whole Truth, and Nothing but The Truth2016
Florida Leadership Academy Young Alumni PanelCollege Involvement and Post Graduate Life2012