Lee Taylor Mercado is originally from Marietta, Ohio. She has been a Florida native since 1985 and currently lives in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
Ms. Mercado received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University (Ohio) in 1984, majoring in both Political Science and Philosophy. She received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Florida in 1994. At the University of Florida School of Law, Ms. Mercado was a Moot Court Team member and she won the Best Brief award.
After law school Ms. Mercado moved to Central Florida and accepted a position with the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office. She worked in both the Titusville and Sanford offices for nearly twelve years, defending thousands of accused persons and trying over 100 jury trials.
Since leaving the Office of the Public Defender, Ms. Mercado founded the law firm of Mercado & Berry, P.A. with Mira Berry. In addition to defending accused persons, Ms. Mercado represents those who have family law matters.
Ms. Mercado is an active foster parent, thus she understands the unique issues and difficulties that children face during the breakup of the family.
Ms. Mercado is an active member in good standing with the Florida Bar and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
The Law Office of Lee Mercado
305 Magnolia St.
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
Fax : 386-269-9789
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Competitive rates and a variety of payment options are available. Call today for a free initial consultation.
Cities Include: New Smyrna, Edgewater, Port Orange, Daytona Beach, Holly Hill, Ormond Beach, Bunnell, Palm Coast, DeLand, Deltona, DeBary, Orange City, Lake Helen and Surrounding Areas