Melissa Crowley

Melissa Crowley: Attorney with Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.


Melissa D. Crowley is a partner in the firm’s Orlando office. Her trial practice focuses on the defense of civil litigation claims including personal injury, premises liability, accountant’s malpractice, product liability, Dram Shop, product defect, wrongful death, security negligence and professional liability claims. Melissa is admitted to practice law in all Florida state courts as well as the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Melissa has tried, or assisted in trying, cases in a number of venues throughout the state during her time at the firm.

Prior to joining the firm, Melissa obtained her Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, from the University of Florida with a major in Finance and minor in Entrepreneurship. She then went on to receive her Master of Business Administration, while working full-time for a major financial company. Subsequently, she earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida, where she also graduated cum laude.

Melissa was the recent recipient of the Golden Gavel award for trial excellence. She was one of six recipients nationwide. She is also approved to lecture on “How to Properly Evaluate a Personal Injury Claim,” a one credit continuing education course approved by the state of Florida.


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Areas of Practice (14)

  • Accountant's Malpractice
  • Aviation and Transportation
  • Business/Commercial Law
  • Catastrophic and Personal Injury
  • Country Club, Condominium and Homeowners' Association Law
  • Hospitality Industry Defense
  • Land Use Litigation
  • Liquor Liability Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Security Negligence
  • Trucking Accident Defense
  • Vehicle Negligence

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(321) 972-0029  Phone
(321) 972-0099  Fax
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.S., Finance, cum laude; University of Central Florida, M.B.A.
Law School Attended:
University of Florida, J.D., cum laude
Year of First Admission:
Florida; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida


•Lee and Collier County Bar Association
•Orange County Bar Associate
•Ronald McDonald House Charities Young Professional Committee


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