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Lawrence Meltzer


Lawrence Michael Meltzer, Esquire graduated from The American University in Washington, D.C. in 1994 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. After working in the private sector for two years, Mr. Meltzer was accepted into Nova Southeastern University’s Sheppard Broad Law Center in August, 1996. Mr. Meltzer graduated from Nova Southeastern University School of Law and achieved his juris doctor in May of 1999.

After graduating from law school, Mr. Meltzer practiced civil law until 2001, when he was offered the position of Assistant State Attorney with the Broward County State Attorney’s Office in the field of criminal law, an area that he passionately devoted himself to. Mr. Meltzer’s tenure with the State Attorney’s Office began in the County Court Division in which he prosecuted misdemeanor crimes such as DUI and Driving While License Suspended, as well as other significant criminal traffic offenses such as Reckless Driving, Battery, Assault, Thefts, and Juvenile Delinquency/Dependency related crimes. During his time in county court, Mr. Meltzer tried over 60 jury trials (mostly DUI offenses) through verdict as a County Court Prosecutor. This experience allowed him to develop an extensive knowledge of DUI law and the specific defenses employed in issues dealing with breath testing, urine testing, blood testing, impairment by alcohol, and other DUI matters.


  • The American University in Washington, D.C., Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, 1994
  • Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center, Juris Doctorate, 1999

Work Experience

  • Parks & Braxton, P.A., 2011-2013
  • Gold and Hollander, P.A., 2005-2011
  • Assistant State Attorney, 2001-2005


601-B North Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach , Florida , 33401
United States

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