Yameel L. Mercado Robles

Associate

Orlando
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Overview

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

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Prior Positions

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

Admissions

  • Florida

Education

  • 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

Languages

  • Spanish

Blog

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Financial Services Blog
Supreme Court Clarifies Scope of the FDCPA as It Relates to Nonjudicial Foreclosures
By Yameel L. Mercado Robles
April 30, 2019
In Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus LLP,[1] the U.S. Supreme Court resolved the circuit split on whether those engaged in nonjudicial foreclosure proceedings are subject to all of the requirements and prohibitions of the Fair Debt Collection...
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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...
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