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Melida Ortega, Esq.


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Melida Ortega is an experienced litigator, who is passionate about ensuring that her clients receive the best representation there is. She is a Spanish-speaking attorney and is a proud Florida International University College of Law graduate. Melida began her career as a public defender where she represented accused persons in jury trials and honed her courtroom skills. After the Public Defender’s office, Melida litigated family law cases and handled complex divorce cases with high asset values. She also has extensive experience in litigating issues related to time-sharing/custody, relocation, child support, alimony, adoptions, modification proceedings, as well as the termination of parental rights. Melida has since merged her knowledge in criminal defense and family law and now primarily focuses her legal practice on these areas of law. Melida’s fully bilingual and her trial and negotiating experience make her an invaluable asset to anyone facing the most difficult time in their lives. She can be reached at [email protected]


  • Florida International University College of Law, Miami, Florida
    • 2017
  • Florida International University
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 2013
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida

Current Employment Positions

  • Associate Attorney