Melvin D. Stack

Melvin D. Stack: Attorney with Every, Stack and Upchurch

Biography

Instructor, Criminal Justice Program, University of Central Florida, 1993. Assistant State Attorney, Seventh Judicial Circuit, State of Florida, 1980-1988. Designated Assistant to Statewide Grand Jury, 1984. Senior Trial Counsel and Special Prosecutor, Seventh Judicial Circuit, State of Florida, 1984-1987. Division Chief, Special Prosecution Division, Seventh Judicial Circuit, State of Florida, 1987-1988. Designated Assistant Attorney General, Department of Legal Affairs, 1988-1990. Legal Counsel for Volusia County Sheriff, Forfeiture Law, 1989-1990. Member, Florida Association of Police Attorneys, 1989-1990.

(Board Certified Criminal Trial lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education) (Board Certified Criminal Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy)

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Probate Law
  • Trust Law
  • Estate Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Forfeiture Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
386-868-4615  Phone
386-255-9118  Fax
www.everystackattorneys.com
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.A., summa cum laude, 1976
Law School Attended:
Stetson College of Law, J.D., 1979
Year of First admission:
1980
Admission:
1980, Florida; 1985, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1989, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
Volusia County Bar Association (Member, Board of Directors, 1985-1987; Member, Sections: Real Property and Trust Law, Elder Law, Criminal Law); The Florida Bar (Member, Rules of Criminal Procedure Committee, 1983; Grievance Committee of the Seventh Circuit, 1996-1997; Chairman, 1997 and 1998; Sections on: Real Property; Probate; Trust Law; Elder Law; Criminal Law); Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member, Seventh Circuit Chapter); National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Birth Information:
Chicago, Illinois, February 21, 1955
Certifications:
(Board Certified Criminal Trial lawyer, Florida Bar Board Of Legal Specialization And Education)
ISLN:
903492834
Payment Information:
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Peer Reviews

    • 5.0/5.0 (23)
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      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 08/28/13 in Criminal Law on 08/28/13

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      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 08/28/13 in Probate Administration on 08/28/13

      Always is well-informed. Ethical standards are the highest.

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      Always is well-informed. Ethical standards are the highest.

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      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 08/12/13 in Wills and Probate on 08/12/13

      Mel holds the highest regard in the legal community for his ethics and expertise.

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      Mel holds the highest regard in the legal community for his ethics and expertise.

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      5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 08/01/13 in Criminal Defense on 08/01/13

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      5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 08/01/13 in Probate Administration on 08/01/13

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      5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 07/26/13 in Probate Litigation on 07/26/13

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      5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 07/26/13 in Probate Administration on 07/26/13

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      5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 07/26/13 in Family Law on 07/26/13

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    • Melvin D. Stack

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 07/25/13 in Wills and Probate on 07/25/13

      Mr Stack is a highly qualified and highly regarded attorney is our legal community. I have referred many cases to Mr STack with satisfactory results

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      Mr Stack is a highly qualified and highly regarded attorney is our legal community. I have referred many cases to Mr STack with satisfactory results

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    • Melvin D. Stack

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/23/13 in Probate Litigation on 07/23/13

      I am well aware of Mr. Stack's abilities and reputation for professionalism. He is an excellent probate lawyer.

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      I am well aware of Mr. Stack's abilities and reputation for professionalism. He is an excellent probate lawyer.

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      5.0/5.0 on 06/23/13 on 06/23/13

      Mr Stack and his staff are courteous and professional on a human level.

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      Mr Stack and his staff are courteous and professional on a human level.

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      5.0/5.0 on 04/29/12 on 04/29/12

      I found Mr. Stack to be a great listener, caring, detailed & very helpful in making decisions. I'm 80 & concerned to make things easier after my passing, for people I ca...

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      I found Mr. Stack to be a great listener, caring, detailed & very helpful in making decisions. I'm 80 & concerned to make things easier after my passing, for people I care about. He is the "BEST".

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      5.0/5.0 on 10/08/11 on 10/08/11

      Mel provides a great service at a very affordable price. I use him and recommend him to friends/clients. He has integrity and is an honest person. I recommend him and...

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      Mel provides a great service at a very affordable price. I use him and recommend him to friends/clients. He has integrity and is an honest person. I recommend him and his firm without reservation that my family and clients will be treated fairly and in a timely manner.

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      5.0/5.0 on 10/03/10 on 10/03/10

      Very efficient, reasonable and knowledgable.

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      Very efficient, reasonable and knowledgable.

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      5.0/5.0 on 08/16/10 on 08/16/10

      Very prompt and attentive to every detail.

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      Very prompt and attentive to every detail.

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