- Top Lawyers in South Florida – South Florida Legal Guide Magazine 2003, 2012, and 2013
- Florida Legal Elite – Florida Trend Magazine 2006, 2008, 2011, 2012 and 2013
- Top Lawyers in Florida – Florida Super Lawyers Magazine since 2006
- Superb rating AVVO
Known for helping clients reach a settlement, Robert J. Merlin (Bob) is committed to helping his clients to resolve divorce and other family law issues in the least adversarial ways possible. Advocating for the best interests of the entire family, Bob applies his skills in the Collaborative Law Process, mediation, and direct negotiation to assist clients to attain agreements and stay out of court.
When children are involved, he ensures that their needs and best interests are the highest priorities. Whether representing professionals, executives, athletes, or their spouses, Bob works best with clients looking for a mature, efficient way of divorcing that does not perpetuate destruction.
A Florida Bar Board Certified Family Law Specialist, Bob practices in the areas of divorce, timesharing of children and parenting plans, child support, alimony, paternity, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, and cohabitation/partnership agreements.
An experienced Collaborative attorney, Bob is a recognized expert in the Collaborative Process and trains other professionals on how to become Collaborative professionals. He recently received the President's Award from the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals.
Law Offices of Robert J. Merlin, P.A.
95 Merrick Way Suite 420
Coral Gables, FL 33134