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Robert G. Whittel, Esq.

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Phone: 866-608-5529
Fax: 352-556-4839

5215 SW 91st Terrace
Gainesville, Florida 32608

Robert Whittel handles complex criminal matters in all courthouses throughout Florida such as Murder, Battery, Assault, Weapons Charges, DUI Manslaughter, DUI Serious Bodily Injury, all drug crimes, including, Trafficking, Sale, Purchase and Cultivation.

Recently due to the popularity of law enforcement making arrests involved in the sex crimes areas; over the last decade we have represented and continue to seek alternatives to prosecutions involving all sex crimes such as Rape, Lewd & Lascivious, Indecent Exposure, Child Pornography, Sexual Battery, Traveling to Meet a Minor and other similar offenses.

Additionally Robert's practice is of course extremely experienced in all Juvenile, Violations of Probation (VOP) matters and fraud and quasi civil and commercial criminal allegations.

Whittel & Melton continues to be a leader in Personal Injury, Wrongful Death and Labor & Employment matters in all corners of the state.


L.L.M., University of Cambridge

J.D., University of Florida

B.S., United States Merchant Marine Academy

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Florida
District of Columbia
New York
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Florida Justice Association
Board of Directors

Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys

Board of Directors of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers

Previous Experience
  • United States Navy, Retired Lieutenant Commander
  • King & Spalding, Associate
  • Assistant State Attorney, State of Florida, 11th Judicial Circuit