Roberta Mandel

Roberta Mandel

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Appellate Attorney in Miami, FL

Mandel Law Group, P.A.
 | 8925 S.W. 148th Street, Suite 200
Miami, FL 33176
Phone: 3052335041
Fax: 305-233-5042
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Appellate (50%),
  • Family Law (30%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    Ms. Mandel has argued over 1500 appeals in every Florida District Court of Appeal; the Florida Supreme Court; the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal and served as co-counsel before the United States Supreme Court. She has over 600 reported appellate decisions. Ms. Mandel has successfully represented parties in numerous substantive areas, including divorce actions (including child custody; child support and alimony matters); foreclosure cases; debt matters including foreclosure actions; products liability; contract disputes; insurance coverage; and environmental and land use litigation; and in challenges to proposed state constitutional amendments and administrative rules. She has also filed amicus briefs on behalf of organizations involved in high-profile appeals that raise significant class action-related policy and public policy questions. Ms. Mandel has lectured both new trial judges and new state attorneys on Rule 3.800 and Rule 3.850 Post-Conviction Motions and has successfully litigated Post Conviction Motions as well as State and Federal Petitions for Writ of  Habeas Corpus Relief on behalf of clients. Ms. Mandel served as appellate counsel in the litigation stemming from Anna Nicole Smith's death in Florida, and after giving numerous news conferences was asked to serve as an appellate legal commentator on both the Nancy Grace Show and the Greta Van Sustern Show. Ms. Mandel previously served as an appointed member on the Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure Committee and the Executive Council of the Appellate Practice Section of the Florida Bar. She has previously served on the Criminal Rules Committee of the Florida Bar and on the Board of Directors of the Florida Association of Women Lawyers. Currently, Ms. Mandel is a member of the Board of Directors of the South Dade Branch of the Miami Jewish Federation Board. She has been rated AV Preeminent the past 20 years by Martindale Hubbel and consistently named a Legal Leader by the Miami Herald. The Mandel Law Group, P.A. has also been selected as the boutique law firm of the month by Attorney At Law Magazine.

    About Roberta Mandel

    Admitted: 1984, Florida

    Professional Webpage:


    • Ms. Mandel has received an AV-Rating as well as an AV+ Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale Hubbell each year since 1996 and has been named a Super Lawyer for the past five years., AV-Rated, Martindale Hubbel, 1996

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Ms. Mandel has been involved in Florida Bar activities since she became an attorney. She previously was appointed and served on the Florida Bar Rules of Criminal Procedure Committee.  She also served as its Secretary. Ms. Mandel is presently an appointed member of the Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure Committee where she has served for over six years. Ms. Mandel served as a co-editor of The Record, the journal of the Appellate Practice Section of the Florida Bar. She also was a co-editor of  the Pro-Se Handbook that was published by the Appellate Practice Section of the Florida Bar. Ms. Mandel has continuously served on the Executive Council of the Appellate Practice Section of the Florida Bar for over eight years.

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Ms. Mandel was instrumental in instituting the "Put Something Back" program of the Dade County Bar Association in the Criminal Division of the Miami Attorney General's Office.  As a result of her efforts, Ms. Mandel received a Pro Bono Award from the Dade County Bar Association., 1996

    Industry Groups

    • Civil Litigation; Criminal Litigation (trial And Appellate Courts)

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    Office Location for Roberta Mandel

    8925 S.W. 148th Street
    Suite 200
    Miami, FL 33176

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    Last Updated: 6/15/2020

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