Robert A. Merrell, III

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  • Partner at Cobb Cole (21 Attorneys)
  • Cobb Cole Center, 149 South Ridgewood Avenue, 7th Floor, P.O. Box 2491, Daytona Beach, FL 32115-2491
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Mr. Merrell is a member of the Land Use and Environmental Law, Local Government Law, and Administrative Law Sections of The Florida Bar, as well as the Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law Sections of the American Bar Association. He has been an active member of various local government advisory boards, including the Volusia County Environmental and Natural Resources Advisory Committee (past Chairman), the Halifax and Indian River Task Force and the Volusia County Economic Development Strategic Planning Working Group. He is a member of the Surfcoast Chapter of the Florida Planning and Zoning Association, the Daytona Beach/Halifax Area Chamber of Commerce and is a past Chairman of the Volusia County Association for Responsible Development. He is a graduate of Leadership Daytona (class of 1989) and a past member of the Board of Directors of the Red Cross Coast to Coast Chapter. Mr. Merrell is admitted to the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He has experience in zoning, environmental permitting, comprehensive planning, variances, subdivisions, code enforcement and Developments of Regional Impact, with a primary focus on representation of land development interests.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Environmental Law
  • Land Use Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Local Government Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(386) 323-9263  Phone
(386) 944-7955  Fax
University Attended:
Duke University, B.A., 1984
Law School Attended:
University of Florida, J.D., with honors, 1987
Year of First Admission:
1988, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit and U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1987, Florida
Volusia County and American Bar Associations; The Florida Bar (Member, Sections on: Administrative Law; Land Use and Environmental Law; Local Government Law).
Birth Information:
New Haven, Connecticut, May 19, 1962
Reported Cases:
Lamphear v. Wiggins, 546 So. 2d 1183, Fla. App. 5 Dist., 1989; City of Deland v. Lowe, 544 So. 2d 1165, Fla. App. 5 Dist., 1989; Daytona Leisure Corp. v. City of Daytona Beach, 539 So. 2d 597, Fla. App. 5 Dist., 1989.

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