Carlos J. Meléndez
Carlos J. Meléndez is the founding partner at the law firm Meléndez
Law Offices, P.A., specializing in Criminal Defense and Personal Injury
law. Mr. Meléndez has worked thousands of cases and is experienced
in virtually every criminal charge. He is also seasoned to litigate car
accident and slip and lawsuits. Due to his experience as an Assistant
State Attorney/Prosecutor, Mr. Meléndez can confidently maneuver
through the legal system and obtain positive results for his clients.
Mr. Meléndez was born in Puerto Rico and then raised in Central
Florida. He graduated from Lyman High School and later completed his bachelor
degree in Political Science at the University of Central Florida. He received
his Juris Doctor at the downtown Orlando campus of Florida Agricultural
and Mechanical University (FAMU), College of Law and completed comparative
international business and constitutional law classes in Spain. After
graduating, he went on to work as an Assistant State Attorney/Prosecutor
in the 9th District which covers Orange County and Osceola County. He
later worked as an associate attorney at the Law Office of Octavio Andrade,
P.A. where he soon became a partner of Andrade Meléndez, PA.
Mr. Meléndez built his law practice to help others in times of need.
He is proud and honored to service his community.
Mr. Meléndez is married to Carolyn Vega-Meléndez and is the
father of two, Isabella and Sofia.
We all have rights - todos tenemos derechos.
- Lake Mary
Areas of Practice
- Criminal Defense
- Personal Injury
- Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, College of Law (Juris Doctor, 2006)
- University of Central Florida (B.A. Political Science, 1997)
Professional and Community Involvement
- Orange County Bar Association
- Osceola County Bar Association