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Scott Jason Merl

Car accident Attorney at CORAL GABLES, FL

5.0   2 reviews
Free consultation Virtual consultation available
Free consultation Virtual consultation available
  • Licensed for 12 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2011
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

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About Scott

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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.


Scott Merl, P.A.
4070 Laguna Street
1st Floor


5.0 / 5.0
  2 customer reviews
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Posted by Nanci Schanerman | February 20, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Accident Attorney
Scott represented me after I was hit by a car. He spent time investigating my incident and really making sure that I was receiving proper treatment. He negotiated an excellent settlement. I would recommend him as a lawyer to everyone.
Posted by Jiva G das | July 18, 2012
A great Brain
Scott Jason Merl was presented to me by a friend, He took care of my legal matter in my office with a great enthusiasm and diligence. I recommend him to anyone. Just give him a try and you will be surprise what a fresh lawyer can do for you.


  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Contingency 33%-40%
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Scott Merl, P.A.
  • 2012 - Present
  • Of Counsel
  • The Law Offices Of Elkins & Freedman
  • 2011 - Present
  • Law Clerk
  • Dickman, Epelbaum, and Dickman
  • 2009 - 2011


  • University of Miami School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2011
  • University of Florida
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2008


  • Miami-Dade County Bar Association
  • Director
  • 2023 - Present
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Eagle Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Dade County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
  • Treasurer, Board of Directors
  • 2014 - Present
  • University of Miami School of Law Young Alumni
  • Board Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Miami-Dade Justice Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Florida Leadership Academy
  • Advisory Board Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Miami Dade Bar Young Lawyer
  • President
  • 2021 - 2022
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • America's Top 100 Attorneys
  • America's Top 100 Attorneys
  • 2023
  • 40 under 40
  • Miami Dade Bar Association
  • 2023
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2023
  • Circle of Excellence Family Law
  • Miami Dade Bar
  • 2023
  • South Florida 40 under 40 Professionals
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • 2023
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2020
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2019
  • 10 Best for Client Satisfaction for Family Law Attorneys
  • American Institute of Legal Counsel
  • 2015
  • Outstanding Effort
  • Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
  • 2015
  • Dean of Students Award
  • University of Miami School of Law
  • 2010
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Speaking Engagements

Attorney endorsements

Received (16)
Given (11)
Endorse Scott
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 08
Relationship: Friend
"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."
Litigation Attorney | Nov 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"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."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 14
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"Scott is a great mentor and has zealously and successfully represented his clients in and out of the courtroom. Scott has a profound understanding of the nuances of personal injury and insurance law which he utilizes to obtain the most favorable results for each of his clients. I endorse Scott without hesitation."
Unknown Attorney | Oct 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I wholeheartedly endorse Scott. He's a wonderful person and advocate."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 10
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse Scott wholeheartedly. I have worked with Scott for a mutual client and can attest to his fierce advocacy for his personal injury clients."
Car accident Attorney | May 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Scott is a smart and dedicated advocate for his clients. He works hard and always goes the extra mile."
Family Attorney | Apr 13
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Scott is a very professional and knowledgeable attorney. I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Nov 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Scott is very knowledgeable and will always fight for his clients best interests."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Scott Merl is a very competent and compassionate lawyer who always fights for his clients."
Family Attorney | Mar 30
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | May 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Scott. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Personal injury Attorney | May 12
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Mr. Merl is an excellent resourceful attorney. In addition to working with him on several matters, I have also sought his advice and feedback on personal matters as well. He is extremely conscientious of his client's needs, and works relentlessly to attain the best results possible. I look forward to continuing to work with him."
Unknown Attorney | Mar 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Mar 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
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CORAL GABLES Car accident Lawyer Scott Jason Merl
Scott Jason Merl
Car accident Attorney
Licensed for 12 years
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