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Olivia M. Mejido

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Olivia M. Mejido

Attorney at Law
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Biography

Olivia M. Mejido is an Associate in our office in Tampa, and she concentrates her practice on aging services, medical malpractice and dental litigation defense. She also represents clients in premises liability and general liability matters.

She has worked on numerous cases for long-term care facilities, clinical and managerial staff, investors and other professionals involved in alleged Chapter 400 and Chapter 429 violations. She also represents clients in arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution forums.

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Olivia earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Stetson University College of Law with a certificate of concentration in elder law. During law school, she was an Associate Editor of the Journal of International Aging Law & Policy and a research assistant. Olivia was a recipient of The William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award for performing double the amount of pro bono work required for graduation. She was also a member and mentor with Stetson’s Hispanic Bar Association, a LexisNexis student representative, and a member of the Dispute Resolution Board. She also completed a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology with double minors in Spanish and law and society at Florida State University.

Service Specific Experience

Olivia defends long-term care facilities, clinical and managerial staff, investors and other professionals in a wide range of aging services, medical malpractice and dental litigation. She has handled Chapter 400 and Chapter 429 matters, as well as arbitration, premises liability and general liability disputes.

Credentials

ADMITTED
  • Florida state courts
EDUCATION
  • J.D., Stetson University
  • B.S., Florida State University

Memberships

  • Crossroads for Florida Kids, Attorney Ad Litem
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association

Recognition

  • Winner of the first ever ABA Champions of Competitions Award
  • Regional Championship in the Arbitration Competition
  • The William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award, Recipient

Publications

  • From Reefer Madness to Medicinal Marijuana: How Elders Have Looked Past the Stigma and Why the Federal Government Should Too
    Stetson Journal of Advocacy and the Law, 335, 2019

In the Press

Hall Booth Smith Adds Attorney Olivia M. Mejido In Tampa

TAMPA, FL – March 24, 2021 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) welcomes Attorney Olivia M. Mejido to its Tampa office as the firm expands to serve client needs in the state of Florida. Olivia concentrates her practice on long-term care, medical malpractice and dental litigation defense. In addition, she represents clients in premises liability
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