Melanie R. Leitman

Melanie R. Leitman

Melanie R. Leitman

Direct Phone: (850) 425-5219
Email Address: mleitman@lawfla.com

 

 

  • Melanie Leitman joined the firm of Messer Caparello, P.A., as an associate attorney in 2011 after graduating magna cum laude from the Florida State University College of Law. Ms. Leitman, a Tallahassee native, completed her undergraduate education at the University of Florida and obtained Bachelor of Arts degrees in both political science and environmental science, cum laude. She is a member of the state bars of both Florida and Georgia as well as multiple federal courts throughout the Southeast. Ms. Leitman practices primarily within the firm’s employment, education, and health care law departments, but also practices administrative law, appellate law, and general civil litigation.

    Education

    • Florida State University, J.D., High Honors, 2011
    • Florida State University, Certificate in Environmental and Land Use Law, Highest Honors, 2011
    • University of Florida, B.A., with Honors, 2007

    Practice Areas

    • Administrative Law & Litigation
    • Appellate Law
    • Civil & Commercial Litigation
    • Education Law
    • Employment Law
    • Environmental Law
    • Family Law
    • Health Law
    • Real Estate & Commercial Transactions


  • Admitted

      • The Florida Bar, 2011
      • The Georgia Bar, 2012
      • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
      • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
      • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
      • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

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    Publications

    • Melanie R. Leitman, Water Supply and Management for a Growing State, 27 J. LAND USE & ENVTL. L. 153 (2011).
    • Melanie R. Leitman, Water Rx: The Problem of Pharmaceuticals in our Nation’s Waters, 29 UCLA J. ENVTL L. & POL’Y 395 (2011).
    • Melanie R. Leitman, Feature Article: Water Rx: The Problem of Pharmaceuticals in our Nation’s Waters, FDLI UPDATE, Nov.-Dec. 2010, at 35.
    • Melanie R. Leitman, Recent Developments, 25 J. LAND USE & ENVTL. L. 157 (2009).

  • Professional and Community Involvement

    • Florida Bar Committee on Student Education & Admissions to the Bar
    • Tallahassee Women Lawyers
    • Tallahassee Bar Association
    • Member, Order of the Coif, 2011
    • Florida Bar, Health Law Section
    • Gulf Winds Triathletes