Richard Anthony Merlino, Jr.

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Biography

Mr. Merlino is a former State Prosecutor. He served between 1993 – 1997 in the Broward County State Attorney’s Office where he worked initially as a Supervisor in the County Court Division and later as a Felony Trial Unit Prosecutor. Mr. Merlino has tried over 200 jury trials as a Prosecutor and Defense Attorney, ranging from DUI to Murder. After leaving the State Attorney’s Office, Richard handled a variety of Federal Appeals as a partner with Lieberman, Gutierrez & Merlino, P.A. in Miami, Florida. Richard then joined forces with Jeffrey M. Voluck, a career criminal defense attorney who hails from the Philadelphia area, to form Voluck & Merlino, P.L., a firm focused on criminal trial and appellate work in State and Federal Courts with offices in Fort Lauderdale and Philadelphia.Member, Florida Prosecuting Attorneys' Association, 1993-1997.

Areas of Practice (31)

  • Criminal
  • Criminal Appellate
  • Trial
  • All Federal and State Courts
  • Parole and Probation
  • Parole Violations
  • Warrants and Bonds
  • Major Felonies
  • Felonies
  • White Collar Crime
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Money Laundering
  • Firearms
  • Weapons Charges
  • Drug Offenses
  • Sex Crimes
  • Homicide
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Grand Jury Matters
  • Asset Forfeitures
  • Trafficking
  • Appeals
  • RICO
  • Theft
  • Death Penalty
  • Expungements
  • DUI/DWI
  • Drug Crimes
  • Juvenile Criminal Law
  • Misdemeanors
  • Traffic Violations

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
954-998-1912  Phone
844-377-7424  Phone
954-467-8989  Phone
954-745-7497  Phone
754-301-5109  Fax
www.richardmerlino.com
University Attended:
Florida International University, B.A., with honors, 1990
Law School Attended:
Nova Southeastern University, J.D., 1993
Year of First Admission:
1993
Admission:
1993, Florida; Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
The Florida Bar; National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives.
Languages:
Spanish
Birth Information:
Jacksonville, Arkansas, August 12, 1968
ISLN:
911909553
Payment Information:
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Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (10 reviews)
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    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 10/04/18 in Criminal Law

    Ethical, qualified, thorough and conscientiuos.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 10/04/18 in Criminal Law

    I have known Rich for many years, and have many shared cleints with him, both who he has referred to me, and whom I have referred to him. I have always found Rich to be knowledgeable, efficent and effective, and he has always obtained good results f... Read more

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    I have known Rich for many years, and have many shared cleints with him, both who he has referred to me, and whom I have referred to him. I have always found Rich to be knowledgeable, efficent and effective, and he has always obtained good results for my cleints. His cleints (referred to me) have also spoken highly of him. I think he is highly ethical, and an excellent attorney. Read less

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