Robert L. Mellinger, has over 30 years experience as an attorney, having been admitted to practice law in California, New York, Pennsylvania and Florida as well as several U.S. Federal Jurisdictions, including the Supreme Court of the US. Mr. Mellinger is the former managing partner of the law firm of ROUTMAN & MELLINGER, owner of his own practice of ROBERT L. MELLINGER, PA and is currently an associate with CASERTA & SPIRITI, PLLC. with offices in Doral & N. Miami, Florida. Mr. Mellinger’s practice is concentrated in the areas of Personal Injury, Probate, Guardianship, Basic Estate Planning(Wills, Advance Directives, etc.) and Family Law as well as General Practice and Civil Litigation.
He has received the prestigious “AV” rating from the Martindale-Hubbell legal network, which is a reflection of having achieved the highest levels of professional skill and integrity as established by the confidential opinions from members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell's “AV” rating is its highest, and indicates very high to preeminent legal ability and very high ethical standards.
The ratings take into consideration the standard of ability for the area where the lawyer practices, the attorney’s expertise, nature of practice, and qualifications relevant to the profession. They also cover the lawyer’s adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence, and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibilities. The Martindale-Hubbell ratings are accepted as exceptionally valuable benchmarks by members of the legal community.
In addition, Robert L. Mellinger is a candidate for listing in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. The Bar Register is a unique guide to the legal community's most eminent professionals. It includes only those select law practices that have earned the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory and that have been designated by their colleagues as preeminent in their field.
In 2009, he was recognized by Florida Trend Magazine as a Florida Legal Elite in the legal industry. In 2007, he participated in the internationally televised Broward County Court cases (Florida Paternity, Probate & Appellate proceedings) involving the late actress, Ana Nicole Smith, her daughter, Dannielynn, and biological father, Larry Birkhead, among others..
Mr. Mellinger worked in association with lead counsel & celebrity California Attorney, Debra Opri, as well as several other distinguished Florida lawyers. He was also interviewed on CNN's Larry King Live & Court TV now TruTV.
Caserta & Spiriti lawyers are as diverse as our practice areas. Their accomplishments, business experiences, education and interests shape the Firm's culture. The firm's principals, DAVID T. CASERTA and JOSEPH A. SPIRITI, JR., have been practicing for nearly 30 years and the firm's others areas include: Personal Injury/Accidents, Real Estate, Loan Modification and Foreclosure Defense, Divorces, Support, Custody & Family Law(simple & complex), Business Transactions, Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Basic Estate Planning, Probate & Guardianship, Entertainment & Sports Law, Evictions and Condominium Association Representation as well as Intellectual Property Matters(Copyrights, Trademarks & Patents). One of the principals handles governmental relations and is a lobbyist.
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