Attorney Ari Goldberg

Attorney Ari Goldberg

Ari had been an Assistant State Attorney in Palm Beach for three and half years before joining Meltzer & Bell, P.A. Ari graduated from Florida International University College of Law in Miami in 2009 with his Juris Doctorate. Ari was first assigned to the County Court Trial Division while he was at the State Attorney's Office where he served as the Lead Attorney. His responsibilities included supervising other ASA's, handling hundreds of cases and making filing decisions on all DUI's assigned to his division.

After that, he served as County Court appellate attorney and was the sole ASA assigned to handle the County to Circuit appeals. This position included mentoring County Court attorneys on legal issues, strategy and working close with the administering in litigation over novel or complex legal issues.

Before leaving the State Attorney's office, Ari was promoted to the Felony Trial Division where he handled hundreds of first and second degree felonies. He also tried multiple cases. Overall, Ari worked cases in Martin County, Broward County and Palm Beach. He wrote nearly 50 appellate briefs and went to trial more than 30 times.

While at Florida International University of Law he made the Dean's List every semester. He was also part of the Trial team and Vice President of the Jewish Law Students Association. 


Education

  • Florida International University College of Law, Miami, Florida Juris Doctorate, 2009

Memberships and Professional Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar

Work Experience

  • Office of Congressman Frank Pallone - 6th Congressional District, 2008
  • New Jersey Office of the Public Defender - Monmouth Trial Region, Freehold, 2008
  • Florida International University College of Law, Fall 2011, Winter 2012
  • Office of the State Attorney – 15th Judicial Circuit of Florida, Fall 2012- Winter2015