Scott Merl

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Coral Gables, Florida

Scott Merl, P.A.
Scott Merl
Scott Merl, P.A.

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Family Law, Civil Litigation; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 2011

Education: University of Miami School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2024
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Scott Merl, P.A.

4070 Laguna St
1st Floor
Coral Gables, FL 33146 Visit website


Attorney Scott Merl is the founder and owner of Scott Merl, P.A., in Coral Gables, Florida. A top-rated attorney with nine years of legal experience, Mr. Merl has established himself as an emerging leader in his field, and he provides exceptional representation and support to a diverse range of clients throughout Miami, Broward, West Palm Beach and the rest of South Florida who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Personal injury

·       Defective and dangerous products

·       Medical malpractice

·       Family law and divorce

·       General civil litigation

·       Corporate and business organization and planning

·       Bankruptcy

In addition, Mr. Merl handles small claims cases on a select basis, and he has notable experience working with virtually all facets of the law. This makes him a highly versatile and sought-after attorney, and he has gained a reputation for delivering personalized, professional counsel to those he serves while remaining responsive to his clients and addressing their questions and concerns promptly. Fluent in Spanish, he is also able to directly communicate with a broad range of clients.

Honored for his impeccable professionalism and outstanding client service, Mr. Merl has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers along with numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 2008 cum laude graduate of the University of Florida with degrees in political science and business administration, Mr. Merl attended the University of Miami School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2011. While in law school, he served as vice chair for the 2010 orientation program as well as a leader in the student ambassador program. He also completed an internship with the street law program, where he mentored and taught law to high school students, and he completed a one-year post-graduate fellowship.

Mr. Merl is admitted to practice before all Florida state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. He is also an active member of the Dade County Bar Association, the Miami-Dade Justice Association and the American Bar Association. He also serves on the Young Alumni Committee at the University of Miami School of Law.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Family Law, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 60% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30% Family Law
  • 10% Civil Litigation: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2011, Florida

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Florida State Courts
  • University of Miami School of Law, Young Alumni Committee  
  • Miami Dade Justice Association
  • American Bar Association
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • American Association of Justice
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Miami Dade Bar Young Lawyers President, 2022
Educational Background:
  • The University of Florida with a double major in Political Science, cum laude and Business Administration General Studies with a specialization in Education, 2008
  • , Circle of Excellence, Miami Dade Bar, 2023
  • , Cystic Fibrosis South Florida's 40 under 40 Young Professionals , Cystic Fibrosis South Florida's 40 under 40 Young Professionals , 2022
  • , Miami Dade Young Lawyer's 40 under 40 , Miami Dade Bar Young Lawyers Section, 2023

Office location for Scott Merl

4070 Laguna St
1st Floor
Coral Gables, FL 33146

Phone: 305-521-1366


6 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2024

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