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CPartner, Carlos J. Melendez
arlos J. Meléndez

Partner

Carlos J. Meléndez is the founding partner at the law firm Meléndez Law Offices, P.A., specializing in Criminal Defense, Bankruptcy, 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 fall 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 after completing comparative international business and constitutional law classes in Spain. After graduating, he became 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.

Offices

  • Orlando
  • Kissimmee
  • Lake Mary

Admitted

  • Florida

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury

Education

  • 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

Stories From Satisfied Clients

  • “Proved that they represent the client not the clock!”

    Sanjay
  • “Prompt and efficient.”

    Evelun Allendes-Colon
  • “Highly professional and effective law office.”

    Anonymous
  • “Positive outcomes.”

    Jocelyn Vega
  • “Excellent defense lawyer.”

    Juanariel Ivery Feliciano
  • “Friendly staff.”

    Laura Rodriguez
  • “Extremely Professional”

    Anonymous
  • “The best lawyer in town.”

    Anonymous
  • “I was very happy with the results!”

    Anonymous
  • “Accessible, Knowledgeable, Professional, and Above All - Effective”

    Anonymous
  • “What a professional staff!”

    Anonymous
  • “Excellent Lawyer.”

    Anonymous
  • “I worked primarily with Colleen and found her to be accessible, knowledgeable, professional, and above all - effective”

    Eric
  • “I did not have to call them for any updates as they kept informed all the time about any decision on the case.”

    Juan
  • “I want to thank all of the staff and especially Colleen and Migdalia for answering all of my questions and being there to help.”

    Julian

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