Melissa Acosta RodriguezEmail Melissa Acosta Rodriguez

BACKGROUND:

Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Ms. Rodriguez has been a member of the Florida Bar since 2002. She joined the firm in March 2003 and specializes in high net-worth, financially complex marital and family law cases throughout Florida. Prior to joining A.J. Barranco & Associates, P.A., Ms. Rodriguez was employed at a firm specializing in toxic tort litigation and personal injury matters. She is licensed to practice before the Florida Bar as well as the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Mrs. Rodriguez community involvement includes Young Philanthropists for Sylvester, and she is an active member of the Development Committee supporting the UM/Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.


EDUCATION:

JD, with Honors, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2002
B.S. in Business Administration, with Honors, University of Florida, 1999

INTERNSHIPS:

Judicial Intern, The Honorable Richard Yale Feder, 11th Judicial Circuit, May - August 2000
Judicial Intern, The Honorable Toby S. Monaco, 8th Judicial Circuit, August - December 2001
Certified Legal Intern, Virgil D. Hawkins Civil Clinic, University of Florida, January - May 2002

ADMITTED:

Florida Bar, 2002
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2006

MEMBERSHIPS:

Dade County Bar Association
Family Law Section of The Florida Bar
Cuban American Bar Association
Florida Association of Women Lawyers

Area of Practice:

Marital and Family Law
Civil Litigation

Language:

Fluent in Spanish and English

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