Nicola J. Melby

Nicola J. Melby: Attorney with McCarthy, Summers, Bobko, Wood, Norman, Bass & Melby, P.A.


Certified by the Florida Bar as an Elder Law Specialist (1999). Certified by the National Elder Law Foundation as an Elder Law Specialist (2011). Past Chair, NC Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Past Service on the Florida Statewide Public Policy Taskforce by appointment of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar and the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys. Past Service on the Board of Directors for A Florida Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Past Service as Continuing Legal Education Chair for the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar and the NCBA Elder Law Section. Past Officer of the Florida Bar Elder Law Section. Past Service as Member of the Florida Bar Certification Committee by Appointment of the Florida Bar. Recipient, Member of the Year for the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar, 2001 and 2004.

(Board Certified Elder Law Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education)

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Elder Law
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • Veterans Benefits
  • Long Term Care
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Guardianship

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
772-286-1700  Phone
772-283-1803  Fax
University Attended:
University of New Haven, B.S., summa cum laude
Law School Attended:
Stetson College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
Year of First admission:
1992, Florida; 2008, North Carolina
North Carolina State Bar; The Florida Bar (Member, Sections on: Elder Law; Real Property; Probate Trust); North Carolina Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Elder Law; Estate Planning); National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, NC and FL State Chapters of the Academy.
(Board Certified Elder Law Lawyer, Florida Bar Board Of Legal Specialization And Education)
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts and
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
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    • 5.0/5.0 (1 review)
    • 100% (1 recommendation)
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