Robert H. McLean

Robert H. McLean: Attorney with Bice Cole Law Firm, PL AV stamp icon
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Rob McLean represents clients in a wide range of civil litigation in Florida’s trial and appellate courts. He is a member of the Florida Bar, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Eleventh Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Prior to joining Bice Cole, Rob represented both plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving automobile accidents, premises liability, first party insurance claims, construction defects, employment discrimination and civil rights. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Andrews Presbyterian College and a Master of Arts degree from the University of North Florida, after which he worked as a claims adjuster at Fortune Insurance and an underwriter at Independent Fire Insurance. Rob then attended law school at the University of Florida where he earned a Juris Doctorate in 1996. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is past president of the Marion County Bar Association.

Rob lives in Ocala, Florida with his wife, Pamela, his daughter, Maggie, and his son, Richard.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Litigation
  • General
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Trial
  • Trial Lawyers

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
352-282-3659  Phone
352-732-2255  Phone
352-351-0166  Fax
University Attended:
St. Andrews Presbyterian College, B.A., 1988; University of North Florida, M.A., 1990
Law School Attended:
University of Florida, J.D., 1996
Year of First Admission:
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida; 2011, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; 1996, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1996, Florida; 2009, U.S. Supreme Court
D.R. Smith American Inn of Court (Member, 1999-2003 and 2007-2008; Administrator, 2000-2003); Marion County Bar Association (President, 2006-2007).
Birth Information:
Ferndale, Michigan, October 4, 1966
Reported Cases:
D.S. v. J.L., ---So.3d---, 2009 WL 2424306, 34 Fla. L. Weekly D1618, Fla.App. 1 Dist., August 10, 2009 (No. 1D09-1233); Watts v. Freimuth-Watts, 1 So.3d 193, 2009 WL 439314, Unpublished Disposition, Fla.App. 5 Dist., January 13, 2009 (No. 5D08-94); Ocala Jockey Club, LLC v. Rogers, 981 So.2d 1245, 2008 WL 2064661, 33 Fla. L. Weekly D1320, Fla.App. 5 Dist., May 16, 2008 (No. 5D07-1738); Patel v. State, 980 So.2d 1083, 2008 WL 2166982, Unpublished Disposition, Fla.App. 5 Dist., April 29, 2008 (No. 5D07-3511); Marcone v. Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Div. of Real Estate, 978 So.2d 169, 2007 WL 4327855, Unpublished Disposition, Fla.App. 2 Dist., December 12, 2007 (No. 2D07-437); Commercial Carrier Corp. v. Kelley, 903 S0.2d 240, 2005 WL 991677, 30 Fla. L. Weekly D1118, Fla.App. 5 Dist., April 29, 2005 (No. 5D05-289); Kwik King Food Stores, Inc. v. Department of Transp., 836 S0.2d 1079, 2003 WL 554674, Fla.App. 5 Dist, February 04, 2003 (No. 5D01-3837); Great American Restaurant, Inc. v. Dinkins, 831 So.2d 204, 2002 WL 31094072, 27 Fla. L. Weekly D2075, Fla.App. 5 Dist., September 20, 2002 (Nos. 5D01-1662 to 5D01-1665 and 5D01-3426).

Peer Reviews

4.6/5.0 (18 reviews)
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