First Name: Melissa
Last Name: Archer
Address Line 1: 4830 W. Kennedy Boulevard
Address Line 2: Suite 300
City: Tampa
State: Florida
Postal Code: 33609
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Phone Number: 813-287-2822
Fax: 813-287-2833

Melissa Archer is a partner at McCumber Daniels and practices from the firm’s Tampa office.  She has practiced in the areas of hospital, medical malpractice, nursing home litigation, insurance litigation and commercial litigation since 2002.

A graduate of the University of Florida, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 1998, Ms. Archer earned her Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law in 2001.

Ms. Archer is a Florida Supreme Court certified circuit court mediator, providing mediation services for a broad spectrum of cases including foreclosure, construction defect, personal injury, nursing home, medical malpractice, automobile accident, wrongful death, slip and fall, premises liability, insurance bad faith, property damage, sinkhole, and other real estate property cases.  Melissa is an ADR Dispute Resolver for the American Health Care Lawyers Association.  Also, Ms. Archer completed the Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation training, which is required for mediators handling foreclosure mediations pursuant to Florida Supreme Administrative Order SC09-54.

Ms. Archer has been practicing defense law since 2002 and prior to joining McCumber Daniels, founded Archer Law Firm, P.A. where she was the managing attorney.  Her practice focused on representing medical providers as personal counsel in a variety of medical malpractice and nursing home cases.  Ms. Archer also has significant experience in the areas of family law, criminal law, and real estate litigation.

Ms. Archer is a member of the St. Petersburg Bar Association and Hillsborough County Bar Association.  Ms. Archer is also actively involved in the University of Florida Alumni Association, Tampa Gator Club, Tampa Bay Inns of Court and Krewe of Agustina.  She is admitted to the Florida Bar, is authorized to practice law in all of Florida’s State Courts and is admitted to practice law in the Federal Court of the Middle District of Florida. Ms. Archer was named by Florida Trend Magazine as a 2008 Legal Elite and a 2010 Florida Super Lawyer® Rising Star.


Hourly Rate: 250
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