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Law Offices Of Andrew Merlo, P.A.

Andrew Merlo, Esq.

Attorney Andrew Merlo, Esq.
21 Reviews

“Andrew is an excellent attorney. As a man it is not easy to gain permanent custody of a child regardless of the circumstances. That said, Andrew was successful in doing so. His guidance and preparation in my case directly led to the judges favorable decision. He took a true interest in me and my case. He cares about his client!”

Robert


“I would highly recommend Mr. Merlo to anyone looking for a divorce lawyer. He was professional, compassionate and diligent. I felt that he had my best interest at heart always and treated me with the upmost respect.”

Mari

17 Reviews

“I endorse this lawyer. He was thoroughly knowledgeable with the procedures and substance of the law. Mr. Merlo is a personable attorney who was very easy to work with.”

Jeffrey Hochfelsen, Bankruptcy and Debt Attorney


“I have had the privilege and opportunity to work with Mr. Merlo for many years now. His legal knowledge is exceptionally impressive in the realm of family law matters as well as in business litigation matters. Mr. Merlo is a well-versed, well-experienced attorney and it shows both on paper and in the court room. He is a persuasive, well-respected legal advocate that puts forth passionate legal arguments on behalf of his clients. He is a true professional, an ethical human being, and a strong advocate on behalf of his clients.”

Dana Quigley, Divorce and Separation Attorney

4 Endorsements

Attorney Andrew Merlo has been representing people just like you in South Florida since 1995 in divorce and family law cases. With over 20 years of experience, he represents individuals in divorce, alimony, child custody and parenting plans, child support, modifications of prior agreements, dependency cases and other areas of family and business law. He is with you every step of the way from your free consultation to resolution. He takes the time to explain to you all aspects of the process and gives you all of your options so you have all of the information to make the best decisions for you in your case.

He has been lead attorney in complex family law litigation, including mediation, hearings, and trials. He fights aggressively for his clients and their rights. When Andrew Merlo is your attorney, you are no longer fighting alone, but a part of a legal team who will back you and work for your best interest and the best interest of your family.

Mr. Merlo is the managing attorney for the Law Offices of Andrew Merlo, P.A. as well as in-house counsel for an automobile dealership in Lake Worth, FL. He is a member of the Florida Bar Association and licensed to practice law in Florida, Washington D.C., the U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida.

Mr. Merlo graduated from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center and completed his undergraduate work at the University of Florida. He is an animal lover and an avid supporter of the United States Military. He enjoys spending time with his wife, children, and extended family. In his free time, he participates in sporting events and peruses the Navy Seal Museum in Fort Pierce.

Attorney Statement:

“I understand what you are going through and what is at stake for you and your family. That’s why I encourage you to contact me immediately at (561) 666-6584 for your free consultation. Frankly, if your home life has deteriorated to the point where you are considering hiring an attorney then it is likely time to act. Together, we will discuss your options and begin to develop a plan tailored to your specific needs. When you hire me, I will personally be by your side, aggressively fighting for you and your rights under the law.”

Practice Areas:

  • Divorce and separation
  • Child support
  • Child custody
  • Alimony
  • Paternity
  • Relocation
  • Dependency
  • Modifications of Prior Agreements
  • Annulments
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Domestic Violence Issues
  • Appeals
  • Division of Assets and Asset Protection
  • Mediation
  • Post-Divorce Litigation

Education:

  • Nova Southeastern University-Shepard Broad Law Center, J.D., 1994
  • University of Florida, B.S., 1990

License:

  • Florida State Bar #043801, 1995-Current
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

Associations:

  • South Palm Beach County Bar Association, 1995-Present
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, 1995-Present
  • Florida Bar Association, 1995-Present
  • Nova Southeastern University Moot Court Society Member, 1993 – 1993

Publications:

  • Appeal Judges Worry Over Lawyer Ethics in Fee Fight, Palm Beach Daily Business Review, 2000

Legal Cases:

  • In Re Estate of Catapane, 759 So. 2d 9(Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2000)
  • Simpson v. Simpson, 68 So. 3d 958 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2011)
  • Del Conte Enterprises Inc. v. Thomas Publishing Company
  • Anthony James Dev., Inc. V. Balboa Street Beach Club, Inc., 875 So. 2d 696 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2004)

Experience:

  • Of Counsel, Yaffa & Associates, 2016 – Present
  • Senior Attorney/In-House Counsel, Wayne Akers Ford, Inc., 2005 – Present
  • Managing Attorney, Law Offices of Andrew Merlo, P.A., 1999 – Present
  • Director of Litigation, Senior Litigator Law Offices of Steven Serle, P.A., 1997 – 2000
  • Associate Attorney, Law Offices of Joel H. Feldman, 1995 – 1997
  • Certified Legal Intern, Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office, 1994 – 1994

“Andrew is an excellent attorney. As a man it is not easy to gain permanent custody of a child regardless of the circumstances. That said, Andrew was successful in doing so. His guidance and preparation in my case directly led to the judges favorable decision. He took a true interest in me and my case. He cares about his client!”

Robert


“I would highly recommend Mr. Merlo to anyone looking for a divorce lawyer. He was professional, compassionate and diligent. I felt that he had my best interest at heart always and treated me with the upmost respect.”

Mari

17 Reviews

“I endorse this lawyer. He was thoroughly knowledgeable with the procedures and substance of the law. Mr. Merlo is a personable attorney who was very easy to work with.”

Jeffrey Hochfelsen, Bankruptcy and Debt Attorney


“I have had the privilege and opportunity to work with Mr. Merlo for many years now. His legal knowledge is exceptionally impressive in the realm of family law matters as well as in business litigation matters. Mr. Merlo is a well-versed, well-experienced attorney and it shows both on paper and in the court room. He is a persuasive, well-respected legal advocate that puts forth passionate legal arguments on behalf of his clients. He is a true professional, an ethical human being, and a strong advocate on behalf of his clients.”

Dana Quigley, Divorce and Separation Attorney

4 Endorsements