Yameel L. Mercado Robles


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Yameel Mercado Robles is developing a practice in commercial litigation, building off his recent experience drafting complaints for breach of contract and conducting bankruptcy research. As a judicial intern for The Hon. Edward A. Godoy, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Puerto Rico, Yameel honed his advocacy skills by learning to identify effective and efficient strategies to further a client’s goals.

Recognitions and Memberships

Prior Positions

  • Hon. Edward A. Godoy, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Puerto Rico: Judicial Intern (2015)


  • Florida


  • J.D., Florida State University College of Law, 2017; summa cum laude; Florida State University Law Review, Executive Articles Editor; The American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence for Outstanding Performance in Bankruptcy Coursework
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Puerto Rico, 2014, magna cum laude


  • Spanish


In The Blogs

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Financial Services Blog
Supreme Court to Rule on Whether the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Applies to Nonjudicial Foreclosure Proceedings
By Yameel L. Mercado Robles
January 8, 2019
Currently before the U.S. Supreme Court is whether entities conducting nonjudicial foreclosure proceedings are subject to the requirements of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §§ 1692 et seq. (FDCPA).[1] Whether entities...