Clifford Mermell

Clifford Mermell

Gillis, Mermell & Pacheco, P.A.
  • Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury, Maritime Law
  • Florida
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Mr. Mermell has been the senior partner for the past twenty years in a firm that specializes in the representation of injured workers; Mr. Mermell has handled the claims of over 2,000 injured workers during the past 27 years; Mr. Mermell has tried numerous cases before the Office of Administrative Law Judges and has successfully handled appeals to the Benefits Review Board and the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit; Mr. Mermell was trained by Donald D. Gillis, Esquire, who had over 35 years of experience in handling DBA/Longshoremen’s claims; Mr. Mermell has been Florida Bar Board Certified in the area of Workers’ Compensation Law since 1995 and has handled over 950 claims under the Florida Workers’ Compensation law, and has handled those claims at every level, including appeals to the First District Court of Appeals; Mr. Mermell has tried over 100 cases under the Florida Workers’ Compensation law; Mr. Mermell has been an active member of the Florida Workers’ Advocates, Workers’ Compensation Section of the Florida Bar, and Trustee of the Friends of 440 Organization for the past 25 years; Mr. Mermell is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell peer review rating service which is the highest rating of ethical and legal ability given; Mr. Mermell has been a member of Workers' Injury Law Group (WILG) for the past six years; Mr. Mermell received 2014 Recognition as Top Rated National Lawyer in Labor and Employment Law by American Lawyer Magazine, Corporate Counsel Magazine and National Law Journal, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Avvo Client Choice Award based upon testimonials and client satisfaction surveys, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Avvo 10.0 Rating (Highest Rating Possible), 2015 recognition by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel as one of the Nation's Top One Percent of all lawyers nationwide, and 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 recognition by Workers' Injury Law Group as one of the Nation's Top 100 Injured Workers' Attorneys.

Practice Areas
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Personal Injury
  • Maritime Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Longhsore & Harbor Workers' Compensation
  • Defense Base Act Claims
Fees
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
11th Circuit
Federal Circuit
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Senior Partner
Gillis, Mermell & Pacheco, P.A.
- Current
Associate Attorney
Levine, Busch, Schnepper & Stein, P.A.
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Associate Attorney
Underwood, Gillis & Karcher, P.A.
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Education
University of Miami
J.D. (1989) | Law
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University of Colorado - Boulder
B.S. (1985) | Marketing
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Awards
Client Choice Award
Avvo
Superb Rating
Avvo
Client Choice Award
Avvo
Superb Rating
Avvo
Client Choice Award
Avvo
Superb Rating
Avvo
AV Rated
Martindale Hubbard
Nation's Top 1% in Worker's Compensation Lawyers
National Association of Distinguished Counsel
Client Satisfaction Award
American Institute of Legal Counsel Worker's Compensation Division
Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment Law
Martindale Hubbard
Nation's Top Injured Worker's Attorneys
Worker's Injury Law Group
Certifications
Board Certified Workers' Compensation Attorney
Florida State Bar
AV Rated
Martindale Hubbard
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
7300 N. Kendall Drive
Suite 380
Miami, FL 33156
USA
Telephone: (305) 595-3350